Donald Trump Ordered USDA Scientists to Cease All Public Communications

Type: Avoids Learning & KnowledgeJan 24 2017 Severity:

President Donald Trump ordered the employees working at the Agricultural Research Service in the Department of Agriculture to stop all public communications concerning their research. The order read: "Starting immediately and until further notice, ARS will not release any public-facing documents. This includes, but is not limited to, news releases, photos, fact sheets, news feeds, and social media content.”