White House changes the terms of a campaign pledge about posting bills online

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
Published: June 22, 2009

During the presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised that once a bill was passed by Congress, the White House would post it online for five days before he signed it.

“When there’s a bill that ends up on my desk as president, you the public will have five days to look online and find out what’s in it before I sign it, so that you know what your government’s doing,