Archive - December 8, 2020

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Mark Jacobs (Paraguay) Live! on Evergreen Reading Program
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RPCV Peter Navarro’s Criticism of Biden and Harris Violation of Hatch Act

RPCV Peter Navarro’s Criticism of Biden and Harris Violation of Hatch Act

Thanks for the ‘heads up’ from Dale Gilles (Liberia 1962-67)   White House trade adviser RPCV Peter Navarro’s criticism of Biden and Harris found to be a violation of Hatch Act White House trade adviser Peter Navarro (Thailand 1972-75) has become the latest Trump administration official found to have violated the Hatch Act, a federal law prohibiting federal employees from engaging in certain political activities. In a report made public Monday, a government watchdog, the Office of Special Counsel, said Navarro violated the law when he made political comments, “disparaging” then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris in television interviews while appearing in his official capacity. The report found Navarro had also disparaged Mr. Biden on Twitter. Moreover, Navarro continued to violate the Hatch Act after he learned OSC was investigating him for just that, the report said. “Dr. Navarro’s violations of the Hatch Act were knowing and . . .

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