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President Barack Obama on Transparency

by admin on 20th-January-2017

Washington D.C.

“My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation and collaboration.” 

• Held the first-ever first online town hall from the White House 

• Was the first president to stream every White House event, live 

• He made improvements to the Freedom of Information Act 

• He curtailed the use of executive privilege to shield White House documents 

• He gave the public greater access to historic White House documents 

• He was the first president in history to voluntary disclosure the White House Visitors Log in history 

• He appointed the first Federal Chief Information Officer

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