Tag Archives: Hatch Act

Conway Dodges On Hatch Act Punishment [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Kellyanne Conway said Thursday she had spoken to President Donald Trump about a watchdog report that found her past remarks on the Alabama special election to be in violation of federal law, but the counselor to the president declined to say whether she would face disciplinary action over the ethics breach. “The president and I have spoken about ...

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White House Response: Conway’s Hatch Act Violations Only Show Her Desire To Comply With Hatch Act

ThinkProgress reports: “Kellyanne Conway did not advocate for or against the election of any particular candidate,” the White House statement, attributed to deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley, says. “She simply expressed the President’s obvious position that he have [sic] people in the House and Senate who support his agenda.” In an Orwellian twist, the statement concludes by asserting that Conway’s ...

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Office Of Special Counsel: Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act With Her Televised Support For Roy Moore

Reuters reports: Kellyanne Conway, one of President Donald Trump’s top advisers, violated federal law in two televised interviews last year by using her White House position to weigh in on a political race, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel said on Tuesday. In the interviews, one on Fox News Channel on Nov. 20 and another on Dec. 6 on CNN, ...

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Feds Open Hatch Act Case Against Kellyanne Conway

The Hill reports: The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is opening a case file to address allegations that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated federal law when she made comments about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore’s Democratic challenger. Walter Shaub, the former director of the Office of Government Ethics, filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel last week ...

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Hatch Act Complaint Filed Against Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway For Promoting Roy Moore Campaign

CBS News reports: The former director of the Office of Government Ethics is suggesting that Kellyanne Conway, the counselor to the president, likely violated the Hatch Act by attacking Roy Moore’s Democratic opponent in a TV interview. Walter Shaub tweeted Wednesday that he has filed a complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which he said investigates Hatch Act ...

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Senior Trump Adviser Accused Of Hatch Act Violation After Urging Challenge To Freedom Caucus Rep

Politico reports: A senior adviser to President Donald Trump on Saturday urged a primary challenge against a House Freedom Caucus member, prompting charges that he may have violated federal law against using his official position to sway an election campaign. Dan Scavino Jr., director of social media and senior White House adviser, tweeted that Michigan Rep. Justin Amash is a ...

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