Federal Workers Told To Halt External Communication In First Week Under Trump | The Huffington Post

January 25, 2017 § Leave a comment


Staff have been told to stop talking to Congress and the press.

Multiple federal agencies have told their employees to cease communications with members of Congress and the press, sources have told The Huffington Post.

The freeze has startled aides on the Hill and people at those agencies, who worry that it could abruptly upend current operations and stifle work and discussions that routinely take place between branches of government.


Why are some federal agencies under a reported media lockdown? | PBS NewsHour

January 25, 2017 § Leave a comment


According to various news outlets, the Trump administration is attempting to limit the flow of information out of key government agencies. EPA staff are reportedly banned from sending press releases or posting to social media, and the Interior Department and Agriculture Department face similar orders. The White House denies those claims. Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post joins Jeffrey Brown.

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