Oversight

Whistleblower is Vulnerable to Retaliation Due to Limited Intelligence Community Protections

Under the law, the president is responsible for ensuring whistleblowers are protected, but experts say the law never accounted for a president leading the attack on a whistleblower.

Oversight

Thousands of IRS Employees Are Working Outside Jobs That Risk Conflicts of Interest

In 2016, 167 employees had potentially prohibited second jobs and 2,196 were at high-risk for conflict of interest.

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Play of the Day: The President is Tweeting Through it Again

In response to his latest scandal, Donald Trump sent over 100 tweets over the weekend.

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In Act of Defiance, FEC Chair Tweets Memo on Foreign Election Interference Over GOP Commissioner's Objections

Chairwoman Weintraub said a Republican commissioner last week blocked publication of the guidance in a weekly digest of FEC activities.

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Trump’s Intelligence Chief Didn’t Make Anyone Happy

Joseph Maguire did not endorse the explosive allegations of an anonymous whistleblower, but neither did he rise to the president’s defense.

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Play of the Day: The White House's Alleged Ineffective Hiding of the Phone Call Notes

According to the whistleblower complaint, the Trump administration needs to work on its cover up skills.

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Play of the Day: The President's Conversation With Ukraine

The White House released a summary of Donald Trump talking to Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Democrats Blast GSA for Lax Oversight of Trump Hotel

The agency should be asking more questions about the lease and its financial terms, lawmakers say.

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House Democrats Announce Formal Impeachment Probe — Sort Of

It’s far from clear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go-slow strategy has changed.

Oversight

Play of the Day: The President Had Some Guests for His United Nations Speech

Donald Trump spoke at the General Assembly and his adult children attended. So did Wilbur Ross.

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Viewpoint: The Problem With the Whistleblower System

As the country learned this week, authorities have too much power to decide the fate of whistleblower claims, especially when they involve the intelligence community.

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Former VA Union Local Official Sentenced for Embezzlement

A former treasurer of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 331 pleaded guilty in May to stealing more than $80,000 from the union.

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Whistleblower Exposed $1.34 Million in Army Losses

The Office of Special Counsel said improper contracting practices were a factor.

Oversight

Inspector General Vacancies Continue to Jeopardize Oversight and Investigations

Thirteen of 74 positions lack a permanent IG and some of the openings date back to Obama era, according to a watchdog.

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Play of the Day: The President Rallies in New Mexico

Donald Trump tried to garner support with Hispanic voters in a state he lost in 2016 on Monday night.