That's according to Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Maryland Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings, chairman and ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, respectively.
"The statute explicitly applies to the President and the Vice-President", the lawmakers write. He inherited the latter handle from former President Barack Obama when he took office.
The letter credits the staff for using encryption to protect against any breaches (though White House staff was reportedly using the app to avoid media leaks) but criticizes use of such apps as a means of "circumventing requirements established by federal recordkeeping and transparency laws".
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The most popular format for the LP by far is physical, at 63%, with digital accounting for 31% of all sales and streaming equivalent sales making up the remainder (just 6%).
Red flags were raised about proper documentation after recent reports of administration officials using apps like Confide, a messaging app where texts disappear after watching them, Signal, and Whatsapp.
The Act, implemented in 1978 by Congress following the Watergate scandal, stipulates that all presidential and vice presidential records must be preserved, which extends to social media posts as well.
The Oversight Committee's letter stated that these tweets need to be preserved as a part of public record, which can be done pretty easily.
They call on the White House to provide the committee with information about the Trump administration's archiving systems and training. He started at FCW as an editorial fellow before joining the team full-time as a reporter.