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Business | Technology | Nation | ElectionDec. 30, 2016 7:44 p.m.
Trump-style tweets from the Office of Government Ethics urging divestitures made many suspect a hack of this typically staid agency. New records shared with NPR show the author was the agency chief.
It's illegal for immigration officials to detain U.S. citizens. But an NPR analysis of public records found that in an eight-year period, some 1,500 people who had been held turned out be Americans.
Reversing the Obama administration's policy, the White House cites "grave national security risks." It has been criticized by watchdog groups who call it a "massive step away from transparency."
"The common understanding in the watchdog community is that we're going to have to hold the Trump administration responsible, because no one else is going to do it," says strategist Fred Wertheimer.
Opponents of a liquefied natural gas terminal proposed on the Columbia River are suing federal energy regulators – over a mailing list.
American Oversight, a watchdog group of former Obama administration lawyers, is using the Freedom of Information Act to keep tabs on the Trump administration's agencies.
Walter Shaub of the Office of Government Ethics, which lacks enforcement power, says the House Oversight Committee does not seem to be matching the surge of concern about the Trump administration.
The group says U.S. Customs and Border Protection "failed to substantively respond" to its Freedom of Information Act requests for records related to implementation of President Trump's travel bans.
Nothing found here for FOIA