It's a curious thing: Democratics routinely talk about the importance of transparency in government right up until they get elected to orifice, at which time everything immediately changes. Oregon's governor from Minnesota, Kate Brown, talked transparency all day long - until she was elected to fill the remaining two years of former gov. Retread's term. Then she introduced a bill to keep veterinary discipline actions out of the public record - until she got caught out by a reporter, at which point she reversed course and ordered the bill rescinded.
And as for Obama, who claimed that he, too, would have the most transparent administration in the history of the country, he didn't exactly follow through on that:
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration in its final year in office spent a record $36.2 million on legal costs defending its refusal to turn over federal records under the Freedom of Information Act, according to an Associated Press analysis of new U.S. data that also showed poor performance in other categories measuring transparency in government.
For a second consecutive year, the Obama administration set a record for times federal employees told citizens, journalists and others that despite searching they couldn’t find a single page of files that were requested.
You've got to love the transparency of Democratics.
It's too early to tell how Trump's going to perform in the transparency arena, but then unlike Obama and Brown, he never made transparency a centerpiece of his campaign. What is known is that historically, he's had staff sign nondisclosure agreements that prohibit them from discussing their work - in his business dealings and during his campaign. So if he blows off transparency, he's at least being consistent.