On Wednesday the Senate held a hearing to discuss the Freedom of Information Act. The goal was to address safeguarding critical infrastructure and the public’s right to know. Many Americans believe FOIA is essential for holding the US government accountable for any wrong doing. Since 1966 presidents have acknowledge the importance of an open government, but Obama’s administration has expressed that any information released should be mindful of the obligation to work in the spirit of cooperation. Jason Leopold, lead investigative reporter for Truth-Out.Org, joins us for more.