September 21, 2018

Government Executive: Democratic Senator Questions Mulvaney’s Hatch Act Compliance

The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made waves this summer with his warnings that Republicans face a tough mid-term election climate.  

Now Mick Mulvaney, the former Tea Party-aligned House member whose main job is White House budget director, has been hit with questions from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on whether he has complied with the Hatch Act. The law bans federal officials from engaging in partisan political activity on the job.   

In a Sept. 19 letter to Mulvaney at his Office of Management and Budget address, Warren asked him about his attendance at a “closed door” event with Republican donors and campaign officials on Sept. 8 in New York City. 

Read the full article on the Government Executive website here. 

By:  Charles S. Clark
Source: Government Executive