Labor Department Tries to Strong Arm Press for $1 Million

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The “most transparent administration in history” has struck again.

This time it was the Department of Labor, which tried to charge the Associated Press more than $1 million for providing a list of secret email addresses of political appointees.

The excuse was that the Department would have to pull some 2,200 computer backup tapes from storage, pay 50 people to go over them, identify the correct tapes and ship them to a vendor, a process which would take about three weeks and require paying each person around $2,500. The vendor would then take several more weeks.

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