Monday, February 25, 2013

Former White House Press Secretary Was Ordered (To Lie) To Deny The Existance Of America's Drone Program

Robert Gibbs: As Press Secretary, I Was Ordered Not To Acknowledge The Existence Of The Drone Program -- Washington Examiner

During a discussion about President Obama’s lack of transparency about the drone program, former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs explained on MSNBC this morning that he was ordered to never acknowledge the existence of the drone program.

“One of the first things they told me was, you are not even to acknowledge the drone program, you are not even to discuss that it exists,” Gibbs said frankly, explaining why he could never be forthcoming about the issue with White House reporters.

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