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At its core, the Hatch Act prevents federal employees from engaging in partisan political activity during work hours. It takes enforcement of the act seriously – just ask Stuart Karaffa, a State Department employee.
According to a recent executive order by the president, a foreign hand in the 2018 midterm elections will not be tolerated and will result in sanctions. How can we as a people fight against undue foreign influence?
Appearing on MSNBC Tuesday night, Sen. Merkley (D-OR) announced that DHS had taken $9.8 million away from FEMA and given it to ICE. But as is usually the case in Washington, the details are more mundane than the headline suggests.
On Tuesday, a White House official told the Washington Post that the paperwork formally revoking Brennan’s clearance was “delayed.” Now queen bee John Brennan finds himself in the same position as the rank and file worker bees.
CEO proposed manufacturing boots (or at least parts of them) in China, but passing them off as “Made in the U.S.A.” He then had the Chinese factory sew-in a “Made in China” label that their workers back in the states could tear off before shipping them to the government.