Probe finds Trump officials repeatedly violated Hatch Act


November 10, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — At least 13 former Trump administration officials violated the law by intermingling campaigning with their official government duties, according to a new federal investigation released Tuesday.

The report from the Office of Special Counsel says the officials broke the law without consequence and with the administration's approval as part of a "willfull disregard for the Hatch Act," which prohibits government officials from using their official roles to influence elections, including supporting candidates while acting in their official capacities.

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