AP: Obama Aides Use Secret E-Mail Accounts

Source: AP / USA Today

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press is reporting that some of President Obama’s political appointees “are using secret government e-mail accounts they say are necessary to prevent their in-boxes from being overwhelmed with unwanted messages.”

Among those appointees are Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

The Associated Press says the scope of private e-mail use by administration officials “remains a mystery” because most agencies have not responded to Freedom of Information Act requests made more than three months ago.

The AP began making inquiries after reports that Lisa Jackson, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, had used separate e-mail accounts during her time in the administration.

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