Why is he doing this? John McCormick at The Weekly Standard has an opinion,
Why do I have the feeling that the White House’s pledge to implement the policy “soon” means “after we ram the trillion-dollar ‘stimulus’ bill through Congress”? Public opinion has now turned against the “stimulus” bill as it stands. Maybe Obama thinks the public will more easily swallow billions of dollars in pork and social welfare spending if they don’t have a chance to look at the text of the bill online. But breaking a promise about transparency on a more controversial measure like the “stimulus” will surely create problems of its own.
Sticking with the breaking promises, the Senate Armed Services Committee Approves Lynn Nomination
The Senate Armed Services Committee “has voted in favor of William Lynn, a Raytheon lobbyist, to become the next deputy defense secretary,” the AP reports.
This was covered here.