The president met Wednesday with Muslim leaders behind closed doors to discuss a multitude of issues, and the administration is unwilling to share the identities of who was actually there. This comes right after Obama met with DREAMers at the White House and had news cameras brought in to have everything documented.
Fox News’ Megyn Kelly had The Kelly File’s digital politics editor, Chris Stirewalt, join her to discuss the administration’s selective transparency.
Stirewalt had two explanations for why Obama wouldn’t disclose the identity of the Muslims who attended the secret meeting: fears that a “lynch mob” would arise, or he “doesn’t want us to know who’s there.”
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The administration has flirted with the idea of transparency time and time again. Just a few days ago, AP’s Matt Lee called out the State Department after a spokesperson ducked questions relating to Keystone XL pipeline.
Megyn Kelly, visibly upset with the tactics of secrecy by the administration, asked what many might consider a strong question:
“Why don’t you bring the TV cameras in there, instead of just in with the DREAMers, so we can all be a part of the conversation?”
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