Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf speaks at the Republican National Convention on August 25, 2020. (Photo: PBS/Screengrab)
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House Democrats call for Special Counsel probe into blatant violations of Hatch Act by top Trump officials at RNC

“Through their actions, these officials mixed official government business with political activities as part of one of the largest political campaign events of the year.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Thursday, August 27 Two Democratic congressmen…

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President Donald Trump during a press conference in the Rose Garden at the White House on July 14. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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It’s illegal for federal officials to campaign on the job. Trump staffers keep doing it anyway.

Trump administration officials have been cited 13 times for violating the Hatch Act, a New Deal-era law prohibiting government officials from engaging in campaigning. by Andrea Bernstein, WNYC Wednesday, August 12, President Donald Trump’s recent musings…

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