ImpeachBeat.com
Trump Impeachment

Federal Workers’ Suit Over Advice About Trump Impeachment Moot

June 11, 2021, 2:43 PM

Claims by a federal employee union that opinions issued by the Office of Special Counsel advising that federal employees shouldn’t use “resistance” and “#resist” when speaking about then-president Donald Trump’s first impeachment are moot, the Fourth Circuit said Friday.

The OSC is charged with enforcing the Hatch Act, which is designed to prevent partisan politics from infecting the federal workforce. It said the Hatch Act prohibited advocacy for or against the impeachment and use of the two phrases could be considered political activity.

The American Federation of Government Employees sued under the First Amendment to enjoin enforcement of the opinions. …

Credit: Source link

Related posts

‘Donald Trump drank bleach to cure Covid’, claims man behind ‘magic cure’, World News

admin

‘What about Guantánamo?’: Donald Trump wanted to send Covid patients to offshore prison, new book claims, World News

admin

Trump Election Pressure Caused Senior Justice Official to Weigh Resigning

admin

Leave a Comment