For John, BLUF: so much for "the most transparent Administration in history". Nothing to see here; just move along.
From The Old Gray Lady Reporter Eric Lichtblau speculates that "Tighter Lid on Records Threatens to Weaken Government Watchdogs".
“The bottom line is that we’re no longer independent,” Michael E. Horowitz, the Justice Department inspector general, said in an interview.US Inspectors General are discussed here.
Regards — Cliff