Amnesia, the new 5th Amendment Defense!
(Washington Post) With GSA Administrator Lurita Alexis Doan and up to 40 regional administrators on hand, J. Scott Jennings, the White House’s deputy director of political affairs, gave a PowerPoint presentation on Jan. 26 of polling data about the 2006 elections. When Jennings concluded his presentation to the GSA political appointees, Doan allegedly asked them how they could “help ‘our candidates’ in the next elections.” [ Full Article ]
This is a felony offense called the Hatch Act. In the sweetest of ironies, in 1990 a Congressional bill to reduce the restrictions of the Hatch Act was vetoed by none other than Daddy Bush.