March 27, 2009

JOSH GERSTEIN: WH preserves secrecy option for tax panel. “I think I have a better idea now why the White House was so sensitive about my story Monday questioning the legality and wisdom of secret meetings held by subcommittees of President Obama’s economic advisory panel. It was because officials planned to announce within days that Obama intended to use just such a subcommittee to prepare his tax simplification and enforcement initiative. And it looks like they’re laying the groundwork to allow the new tax panel to do its work behind closed doors.”

Hmm. How did that work out for Hillary’s healthcare reform panel?

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