More on White House Email, Presidential Records Acts

see today’s excellent column by the Washington Post‘s Dan Froomkin, who argues that

Countless e-mails to and from many key White House staffers have been deleted — lost to history and placed out of reach of congressional subpoenas — due to a brazen violation of internal White House policy that was allowed to continue for more than six years, the White House acknowledged yesterday.

The leading culprit appears to be President Bush’s enormously influential political adviser Karl Rove, who reportedly used his Republican National Committee-provided Blackberry and e-mail accounts for most of his electronic communication.

These are the good folks who will be running the Bush Institute, and presumably continuing to do all that they can to keep these and other public records away from the scrutiny of scholars and journalists in the future. 

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One Response to More on White House Email, Presidential Records Acts

  1. […] to be run separately from the college that has drawn suspicion and opposition from SMU faculty. The Bush Library Blog states it plainly: “These are the good folks who will be running the Bush Institute, and […]

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