Obama Will Not Punish Julián Castro for Violating Hatch Act

President Barack Obama and HUD Secretary Julian Castro outside a housing development in Phoenix, Arizona / AP

President Barack Obama will not discipline Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro for violating the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from engaging in political activity while in their administrative role. The Hill reported Tuesday that Castro will not face any repercussions for his April interview with Yahoo News’ Katie Couric. During the interview, Castro …