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Watchdog finds Granholm violated Hatch Act, issues warning

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U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm violated a law that limits the political participation and speech of federal employees. Granholm's remarks made in an interview to the magazine Marie Claire were political and promoted electoral success for the Democratic Party. The Hatch Act of 1939 limits political campaigning activities of federal workers, except the president and vice president.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Reuters

U.S. Energy Secretary Granholm violated ethics law, watchdog says

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm violated a law that limits the political participation and speech of federal employees during an interview in late 2021, a government watchdog said.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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IBTimes

U.S. Energy Secretary Granholm Violated Ethics Law, Watchdog Says

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm violated a law that limits the political participation and speech of federal employees during an interview in late 2021, a government watchdog said.

2 months ago·United States
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The Hill

Watchdog finds Granholm violated Hatch Act, issues warning

A government watchdog has found that Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm violated the Hatch Act after she made comments in support of the Democratic Party, but let her off with a warning because she…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Detroit News

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2 months ago·Detroit, United States
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The Epoch Times

Biden Energy Secretary Violated Federal Hatch Act When She Promoted Democrats: Special Counsel

U.S. Energy Secretary and former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm violated the Hatch Act when she endorsed the Democratic Party in her capacity as a federal official during an interview last year, said the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) this week. Granholm, the OSC said, explicitly endorsed Democrats during an Oct. 6 interview in her official capacity as Secretary of Energy with Marie Clare. “OSC has concluded that Secretary Granholm engage…

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Detroit Free Press

Granholm gets warning not to use office as energy secretary for political purposes

The former Michigan governor was told she can't make partisan election statements in her official capacity as energy secretary

2 months ago·Detroit, United States
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