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GovExec Daily: Feds' Anti-Gag Rights During the Transition

Government Accountability Project's Irvin McCullough and Aman Panjwani join the podcast to discuss whistleblower rights at the end of the Trump administration.

In December, a group of good government organizations sent a letter to 25 federal departments and agencies asking them to reinforce their employees' whistleblower rights amid the presidential transition.  The letter mentioned specifically the import of whistleblowers to the ongoing transition and came just a week before President-elect Joe Biden called out unnamed outgoing Trump administration officials for not cooperating with the transition.

Aman Panjwani serves as the Government Accountability Project’s Democracy Fellow and Irvin McCullough is a National Security Analyst for the Government Accountability Project. They cowrote a post on our site last month headlined “Federal Workers Need to Know Their Anti-Gag Rights" that outlines the rights feds have. They joined the program now to discuss gag orders during the final weeks of the Trump administration.

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