WashPost Warns Trump Team Scrubs Vital Information from Websites….That It Never Reported!

Liberals are tweeting around a Washington Post article in Monday’s paper with the online headline “Under Trump, inconvenient data is being sidelined.”Translation: The Trump administration is against the free flow of information on government websites.

White House reporter Juliet Eilperin summarized: “The Trump administration has removed or tucked away a wide variety of information that until recently was provided to the public, limiting access, for instance, to disclosures about workplace violations, energy efficiency, and animal welfare abuses.”

So let’s ask a mischievous question: If this information is so vital, how has The Washington Post actually covered it? Sometimes never. Take this example of things scrubbed from the EPA website: “within a week of President Trump’s inauguration, the White House retired the two-year-old Federal Supplier Greenhouse Gas Management Scorecard, which ranks firms with major federal contracts on their energy efficiency and policies to curb carbon output.”

A quick Nexis search for “Federal Supplier Greenhouse Gas Management Scorecard” over the last two years brings up one story in the Post….Today’s story…. continue reading

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