Government Employees Told to Keep Quiet As Trump Comes Unglued

From: Vanity Fair

“But while Trump can’t stop talking about his impending political crisis, Washington is warning federal employees to keep quiet. On Wednesday, the Office of Special Counsel, issued new guidance barring some 2 million federal employees from discussing the topic of impeachment or using the word “resistance,” asserting that such behavior would be a violation of the Hatch Act, the law that prevents government employees from taking part in certain political activities. (The O.S.C., which enforces the Hatch Act, is an independent federal agency unrelated to the special counsel office investigating Trump’s Russia ties.)”

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