CQ Researcher: Presidential Power

Dan Epstein, Cause of Action’s Executive Director, comments on how President Obama has abused his power.

The Des Moines Register: The Register’s Editorial: Obama administration is wrong to stiff-arm inspectors

Read the full story: The Des Moines Register In August, the nonprofit organization Cause of Action sued the administration, claiming the president’s attorneys have interfered with Freedom of Information Act disclosures simply to prevent the release of information that could be embarrassing to the president.

Washington Examiner: Watchdogs challenge Obama to review ‘White House equities’ impact on FOIA

Cause of Action called for the Obama administration to review the Craig Memo and either withdraw it or clearly define “White House equities.”

The Seattle Times: Editorial: Commercial photography rule makes the Forest Service look bad

Government watchdog group Cause of Action is suing 12 federal agencies for allowing the White House to conduct politically review of FOIA requests

Coalition of Open Government Groups Confront President Obama On Policy that Frustrates Transparency

25 Groups Ask President to Withdraw or Clarify Memorandum Instructing Agencies to Consult with White House on Document Releases

Dan Epstein on The Federal Drive with Tom Temin 8/25/2014

Listen to the interview here.

Video: Dan Epstein Discusses How the White House is Obstructing Transparency on NewsmaxTV

What this administration has done is it’s issued a secret memo that has been virtually unprecedented in this country