Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf supposedly acted in good faith when responding to the Budget "leak" crisis in May, according to the inquiry into his actions.

That is not a statement of fact because, like the term "hack," acting in "good faith" can have a variety of interpretations.

You don't need to reach for the dictionary. It simply means acting with sincere intentions.
It may well be that Makhlouf's sincere intention was to cover his butt over the early release of confidential Budget material in his final days in the job.


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