the act of stalling, evading, or filibustering, especially to avoid revealing politically embarrassing information.
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How to use stonewalling in a sentence
The Spokane Tribe told the agency in 2019 that its “lack of funding and stonewalling” put their efforts three years behind schedule.How a Federal Agency Is Contributing to Salmon’s Decline in the Northwest | by Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting | August 4, 2022 | ProPublica
Showing contempt, as in seeing your partner as beneath you, is one of marriage’s “four horsemen of the apocalypse,” according to psychologist John Gottman, a list that also includes criticism, defensiveness and stonewalling.
On Fox News he said he did not believe the CIA was stonewalling his committee, as others had alleged.
In the meeting with Ferguson, there was an accusation of stonewalling him.How Team Clinton Shut Down the CNN and NBC Hillary Shows | Lloyd Grove | October 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He has not done so, and I gather he is stonewalling reporters on the question.
By stonewalling, Apple is needlessly making things worse for itself.Apple Stonewalling on Location Tracking Triggers Congressional Hearings | Dan Lyons | April 25, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lee Siegel on why the senator should stop stonewalling and start acting Jewish.