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DHS employees were told not to engage in ‘partisan political activities’ 2 days after their boss appeared at the RNC for a naturalization ceremony

The Department of Homeland Security sent an email to its employees reminding them to avoid participation in partisan political events on Thursday. Acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf appeared at a partisan event just two days ago. Wolf oversaw a naturalization ceremony for five immigrants alongside President Donald Trump during […]
DHS employees were told not to engage in ‘partisan political activities’ 2 days after their boss appeared at the RNC for a naturalization ceremony
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Trump’s chief of staff says ‘nobody outside of the Beltway’ cares that the White House has been accused of using taxpayer money to campaign for the president

“Nobody outside of the Beltway really cares” if the Trump administration violates the Hatch Act, according to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from engaging in certain political activities, including campaign, while working in an official capacity. The Trump administration has a history […]
Trump’s chief of staff says ‘nobody outside of the Beltway’ cares that the White House has been accused of using taxpayer money to campaign for the president
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a series of false claims about Trump’s foreign policy in controversial RNC speech

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo controversially delivered a speech on the second night of the Republican National Convention while on a taxpayer-funded diplomatic trip to Israel. Pompeo’s remarks broke from protocol, as secretaries of state don’t typically address political conventions and are meant to avoid engaging in domestic politics while […]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a series of false claims about Trump’s foreign policy in controversial RNC speech
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Trump broke presidential protocol by turning a standard White House press statement into a rambling, rally-like attack on Joe Biden

President Donald Trump launched into a long campaign-rally-style attack on Joe Biden during a speech in the White House Rose Garden on Tuesday. The setting is normally used for official presidential announcements, and it is against White House protocol to launch campaign attacks against political rivals in speeches there. Trump’s […]
Trump broke presidential protocol by turning a standard White House press statement into a rambling, rally-like attack on Joe Biden
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US Office of Special Counsel finds that Kellyanne Conway violated federal law and recommends she be removed from the White House

The federal agency that enforces the Hatch Act found that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the law on “numerous occasions” while serving in her official capacity as President Donald Trump’s White House adviser. The US Office of Special Counsel said Conway did so by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while […]
US Office of Special Counsel finds that Kellyanne Conway violated federal law and recommends she be removed from the White House
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Experts say Trump should fire Kellyanne Conway over ethics violations

The US Office of Special Counsel determined that the White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated federal ethics laws twice when she advocated and opposed Senate candidates. Ethics experts say those findings, along with a previous ethics violation, warrant Conway’s firing. The White House, however, has denied that Conway engaged in […]
Experts say Trump should fire Kellyanne Conway over ethics violations