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Eleanor Holmes Norton vigorously defends Obama administration’s right to privacy

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By Doug Powers  •  July 27, 2014 10:56 AM

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On Friday, Eleanor Holmes Norton defended the right to privacy of the self-proclaimed “most transparent administration in history.” Go figure.

Also remember as you watch the short video that this is coming from one of the biggest advocates for DC statehood:

Eleanor Holmes Norton, the non-voting congressional delegate for the District of Columbia, angrily sputtered during a congressional hearing Friday that the White House should not be held up to scrutiny, saying that there was no right to know what it was doing behind closed doors.

“You don’t have a right to know everything in a separation-of-powers government, my friend. That is the difference between a parliamentary government and a separation-of-powers government,” Norton said during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing.

America can rest easy knowing Democrats in DC are fighting on behalf of the “little people” like those in the White House and at the IRS.

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