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Obama makes history again, reveals WH visitor logs

President Obama is reversing the White House policy on visitor logs – records that previous administrations have kept under wraps.

In a statement issued from Camp David this morning, Obama said the White House will begin posting online each month the records of visitors from the past three or four months.

"For the first time in history, records of White House visitors will be made available to the public on an ongoing basis," Obama said in the written statement. He said he would make his administration "the most open and transparent administration in history not only by opening the doors of the White House to more Americans, but by shining a light on the business conducted inside. Americans have a right to know whose voices are being heard in the policymaking process."

The decision resolves four lawsuits from a citizen watchdog group that originally brought its complaints to th

Added: Sep-4-2009 Occurred On: Sep-4-2009
By: Chimpy
Tags: obama, history, visitor logs,
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