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Despite reality saying otherwise, President Barack Obama has staked out the claim as the “most transparent administration in history,” but Republican front-runner Donald Trump has other plans in mind if elected president.
Trump said in an interview with the Washington Post that he’d want high-level federal employees to sign nondisclosure agreements.
“When people are chosen by a man to go into government at high levels, and then they leave government and they write a book about a man and say a lot of things that were really guarded and personal … I don’t like that,” the candidate said.
— The Hill (@thehill) April 4, 2016
The reaction on social media included Obama being mocked over Hillary Clinton’s carelessness with emails as secretary of state; another user offered up a hypothetical response from the president: “Crap, why didn’t I think of that?!”
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
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Can’t they just use private email accounts and put servers in their bathrooms? https://t.co/U6BEbOtnlt
— Jim Branch (@jamesbranch3) April 4, 2016
Obama: “Crap, why didn’t I think of that?!” https://t.co/M9jYCiHHao
— #NeverTrump Angela (@angelaisms) April 4, 2016
— Pat Boldosser (@pboldosser) April 4, 2016
@angelaisms ah, high-level White House employees.
— Emperor1G (@EmperorsCourt) April 4, 2016
@thehill NDAs would be fantastic for high level federal employees They should be bound mostly from sharing process experience at high levels
— Monkey Pickles (@MonkyPickles) April 4, 2016
— TheGiantHogweed (@TheGiantHogweed) April 4, 2016
— Stephen (@stevetheartist7) April 4, 2016
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