Wait, the Pentagon Wants Even More Secrecy?
The Pentagon is about to get even less transparent: the latest National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) bill includes a secrecy clause with a broad exemption for Freedom Of Information Act requests.
If we don't get Congress to change this provision in the NDAA, we may be stuck with a Pentagon that cannot be held accountable for wasting taxpayer money. POGO's Policy Counsel Elizabeth Hempowicz joins us to explain the ramifications of less DoD oversight.
Here is our bipartisan coalition's letter urging Congress to remove the secrecy clause.