Trump administration seeks to muzzle U.S. agency employees
– Valerie Volcovici and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has moved since he took office last week to curb the flow of information from several government agencies involved in environmental issues, in actions that may have been designed to discourage dissenting views.
Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Interior Department, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have seen directives from the newly minted leadership seeking to limit how they communicate to the public, according to multiple sources.
— The Hill (@thehill) January 25, 2017