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Letting the sun shine in – for a while: why (most) US presidents embrace openness

Worthy, Ben (2017) Letting the sun shine in – for a while: why (most) US presidents embrace openness. Democratic Audit UK (04 Apr 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Most US politicians with ambitions to shake up the status quo say they want more openness in government – though many of them go off the idea after they acquire power. Donald Trump, however, is not interested in either open government or the usual nods to transparency that presidential candidates offer. But as he is discovering, secrecy in politics attracts suspicion, writes Ben Worthy.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 13:44
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2020 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80410

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