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CNN: Whistleblowers say Trump ally made questionable hire days before resigning from Justice Department

Whistleblowers say Trump ally made questionable hire days before resigning from Justice Department This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Two federal employees are calling for an investigation into the hiring of a senior Justice Department official who had been interviewed by a manager who resigned shortly after -- [...]

The New York Times: Two whistle-blowers claim a Justice Department official improperly promoted an employee in the final days of Trump’s term.

Two whistle-blowers claim a Justice Department official improperly promoted an employee in the final days of Trump’s term. This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Two whistle-blowers on Wednesday accused Jeffrey Bossert Clark, a former Justice Department official, of politicizing the hiring process in the waning days of President [...]

NPR: Whistleblowers Allege Improper Hiring At Justice Department During Trump’s Last Days

Whistleblowers Allege Improper Hiring At Justice Department During Trump's Last Days This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Two whistleblowers assert that a Justice Department official improperly injected politics into the hiring process during his waning days in the Trump administration, according to a new filing obtained by NPR. The [...]

NPR: Trump Appointee At VOA Parent Paid Law Firm Millions To Investigate His Own Staff

Trump Appointee At VOA Parent Paid Law Firm Millions To Investigate His Own Staff This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Last summer, an appointee of former President Donald Trump was irate because he could not simply fire top executives who had warned him that some of his plans [...]

2021-03-05T10:34:15-05:00March 5th, 2021|In The News, Top Tier Outlet, VOA Whistleblowers|

The Washington Post: Biden’s new VA chief inherits oversight office from Trump viewed as abetting corruption

Biden’s new VA chief inherits oversight office from Trump viewed as abetting corruption This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. As he led the security team that protects senior officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Anthony Everett reported what he viewed as an ethical breach and misuse of [...]

CBS News: Homeland Security officials scrap Trump-era union deal that could have stalled Biden’s immigration policies

Homeland Security officials scrap Trump-era union deal that could have stalled Biden's immigration policies This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday moved to scrap a contract signed at the tail end of the Trump administration that could have allowed a union of [...]

USA Today: Potential whistleblowers deserve more support. Their moral choices protect our democracy.

Potential whistleblowers deserve more support. Their moral choices protect our democracy. This article was written by our Executive Director and CEO Louis Clark and Auburn Senior Fellow and author Brian D. McLaren and was originally published here. Sometimes government wrongdoing is on full display. We all witnessed the thousands of aggrieved supporters of then-President Donald [...]

The New York Times: Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump

Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump This article features our client Robert J. MacLean and was originally published here. WASHINGTON — As President Trump prepares to leave office in days, a lucrative market for pardons is coming to a head, with some of his allies collecting fees from wealthy felons [...]

NPR: Trump Official Cited Security To Kill Visas For VOA Staffers. Emails Say Otherwise

Trump Official Cited Security To Kill Visas For VOA Staffers. Emails Say Otherwise This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Nabila Ganinda was awaiting a green light from the U.S. Agency for Global Media. The agency had hired Ganinda, a young Indonesian journalist, to work for two years at the Voice [...]

CNN: Whistleblower accuses former Trump official of ‘abuse of authority’ for last day deal with ICE union

Whistleblower accuses former Trump official of 'abuse of authority' for last day deal with ICE union This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Former senior Department of Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli is accused in a new whistleblower complaint of mismanagement, waste and abuse of authority over a deal he signed with a [...]

2021-04-14T10:48:24-04:00February 2nd, 2021|Immigration, In The News, Top Tier Outlet|
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