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Republicans and Closed Government

Posted on the 20 June 2017 by Morage @kebmebms

First this President, now the Republican Congress, too, show how closed and aloof and distant Republican government out of both houses of Congress and this White House are.
Trump did this last February.

Trump Ousts Real News Outlets 

From Press Conference

White House Bars CNN, NYT, LAT, Politico 

From Briefing

This happened yesterday.
No cameras, no audioWhite House keeps undermining press briefing
It got worse, too.

Sean Spicer took questions from 

Russian media but not CNN, WaPo 

 or Politico
And then there's Congress' well-publicized but very private internal negotiations over our health care.

Senate GOP defends writing its 

healthcare bill in private

Fortunately, some even in their own political party are, in fact, thinking this is maybe wrong.

Secrecy Surrounding Senate Health Bill 

Raises Alarms in Both Parties

Can you imagine if that last President and the other political party tried ANY of this?
Why aren't we raising Hell yet?

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