When it came to the Iran agreement, not so much.
Eight minutes expunged from State Department Spokesperson Jen Psak 's response to Fox News reporter James Rosen's question.
No further investigation will be pursued.
From US State Dept edited press briefing video of Iran talks (dated June 1, 2016):
Washington (AFP) - The US State Department edited footage of a press briefing to remove a response to a question about secret back-channel talks with Iran, its spokesman admitted Wednesday.Read the rest HERE.
Spokesman John Kirby asked department lawyers to investigate after Fox News correspondent James Rosen noticed that video of a question he posed in December 2013 was not in the public archive.
On Wednesday, Kirby announced that the cut -- previously described by officials as a "glitch" -- had indeed been deliberately carried out, but said it was not known who had ordered the edit.
"To my surprise the Bureau of Public affairs did not have in place any rules governing this type of action," he added, promising that henceforth briefings will be properly archived in full.
A video that cries out for editing: