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News Highlights - May 26, 2017

America’s Allies Conceal Their Civilian Casualties in Iraq and Syria
FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents
Op-Ed: Donald Trump's immigration crackdown will be deadly
Jeff Sessions Didn’t Disclose Russia Meetings in His Security Clearance Application

News Highlights - May 24, 2017

Newly revived lawsuit could reveal secrets of NSA surveillance program
Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents
On government transparency under Bush, Obama, and Trump
The FBI let Apple reveal the existence of a single secret inquiry

News Highlights - May 23, 2017

CIA memo highlights the dilemma of declassification
White House Moves to Block Ethics Inquiry Into Ex-Lobbyists on Payroll
Op-Ed: White House adopts a Chicago tradition — backroom secrecy

News Highlights - May 22, 2017

Tillerson holds a press conference without U.S. media
Chaffetz: Jail individuals leaking information
Trump attorney didn’t want him to sign financial disclosure
Comey agrees to testify in a public session at the Senate Intelligence Committee

News Highlights - May 17, 2017

Chaffetz demands Comey-Trump memos in letter to FBI
Op-Ed: The country needs to hear from James Comey
Justice Department: We Are Ready to Find and Prosecute Leakers
Buzzfeed Challenges FBI Secrecy on Spy Planes
Op-Ed: Protecting the Public Commons

News Highlights - May 16, 2017

How Government Secrets Are Declassified and Disclosed
White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes
Air Force B-21 Bomber's Secrecy to Be Reviewed by Inspector General
Trump to join Pence in disclosing 2016 financial information

News Highlights - May 12, 2017

Trump threatens to cancel White House briefings because it is ‘not possible’ for his staff to speak with ‘perfect accuracy’
First alleged terrorist tortured by CIA sheds immunity to testify about secret prison

News Highlights - May 10, 2017

Government Watchdog Groups Say Congressman's FOIA Letters Set "A Troubling Precedent"
All the President’s Guests: The unauthorized White House visitor logs
Lawmakers Blast HHS Gag Order as Harmful to Whistleblowers