Why is Obama afraid to release his passport records?

Whats the big deal? He wants to be president of the US, we should be able to see where he has been. Why was his campaign so scared someone had access to them and might release them? I didn't see Hilary or McCain's campaigns making a big deal about someoen looking at their passport records. What does he have... show more Whats the big deal? He wants to be president of the US, we should be able to see where he has been. Why was his campaign so scared someone had access to them and might release them? I didn't see Hilary or McCain's campaigns making a big deal about someoen looking at their passport records. What does he have to hide?
Update: The records don't even show where he has traveled! Why is he asking congress to investigate, and waste more of our tax dollars on a non issue? What exactly is a passport record? A passport record typically consists of applications made by a person for a U.S. passport, together with supporting evidence of... show more The records don't even show where he has traveled! Why is he asking congress to investigate, and waste more of our tax dollars on a non issue?

What exactly is a passport record? A passport record typically consists of applications made by a person for a U.S. passport, together with supporting evidence of U.S. citizenship. The records include details such as date and place of birth, naturalization details, family status, occupation and physical characteristics. Passport records do not include evidence of travel, such as exit and entrance stamps, visas or residence permits
Update 2: And apprently, these records aren't so private, lots of people can use the information for various reasons: How is all this information used? Apart from helping to determine citizenship and eligibility for a passport, the information can be used for employment applications and estate settlements, and to... show more And apprently, these records aren't so private, lots of people can use the information for various reasons:

How is all this information used? Apart from helping to determine citizenship and eligibility for a passport, the information can be used for employment applications and estate settlements, and to determine Social Security benefits. It can also be used for federal and state law enforcement investigations. Records are retrieved using an individual's name or passport number.

Who uses the system? The information in the passport records system is used not only by the State Department, but also by the Internal Revenue Service; foreign governments (for immigration purposes); federal, state and local authorities; attorneys representing a client in a passport case; and in some cases, members of Congress. In addition, an individual's immediate family members can also ask for the information under the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act.
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