News / 

Visitor logs for White House agencies to be made to public

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The public soon will learn who's been visiting key White House agencies.

Public Citizen says the U.S. Secret Service has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the consumer advocacy group over visitor logs for four White House agencies.

The agencies are the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Council on Environmental Quality.

Public Citizen alleged in the suit that the Trump administration was violating the Freedom of Information Act by refusing to release information about visitors to these agencies.

Under the settlement, visitor records from the past year will be available for review in the agencies' online reading rooms on a monthly basis.

Public Citizen says the postings should begin in about two months.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent News stories

The Associated Press


    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast