by Michael Krieger
[…] You’d think the American pubic deserves to have access to this information before the election.
Barack Obama disagrees.
From the International Business Times:
Trade is a hot issue in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. But correspondence from Hillary Clinton and her top State Department aides about a controversial 12-nation trade deal will not be available for public review — at least not until after the election. The Obama administration abruptly blocked the release of Clinton’s State Department correspondence about the so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after first saying it expected to produce the emails this spring.
If you want your TPP-related emails, you can have your TPP-related emails.