The U.S. Postal Service allowed some workers to take months off of work to campaign for Hillary Clinton, according to a government watchdog.
The United States Postal Service violated federal law by letting employees do union-funded campaign work for Hillary Clinton and other Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to an Office of Special Counsel report.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) has been accused of violating a federal law that prohibits government employees from engaging in political activity while on the job after allegedly using tax dollars to pay for ads in North Carolina that attempted to “interfere” with the state’s gubernatorial and legislative races.
A former top Obama appointee solicited donations for the president’s reelection campaign on the job, according to audio recordings released by the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.
The former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush said that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appears to have violated federal ethics rules when she asked health care executives to contribute to the campaign to implement Obamacare.
A government watchdog group is seeking clarity into how an election regulation is enforced on government employees.
A legal complaint filed on Tuesday alleges the Democratic National Committee violated federal election law by failing to report independent expenditures that directly supported President Barack Obama’s reelection effort.
One Environmental Protection Agency employee had his salary decreased and was reassigned “due to involvement in a telephone calling scheme” involving prison inmates, another was fired but is likely receiving a federal pension.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is unlikely to face punishment for breaking the law, Fox News reports.
The government watchdog group that last week requested an investigation into two FAA employees for potential Hatch Act violations has discovered more potential violations of election laws by one of the individuals, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.