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White House eschews email

Despite a huge DOJ documents dump to the Committee on the Judiciary concerning the US Attorney firings, it’s come to light that the White House is now abstaining from using the official White House email system. Crooks and Liars has more and points out that this subverts the Presidential Records Act which mandates thorough record-keeping, and ironically, as Josh Marshall has pointed out, means that much of this “official” communication can not be shielded by executive privilege. Read on…

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