My job as an attorney is to keep my clients out of trouble. I know what can open them up to liability, and I understand what can help mitigate those liabilities. Ethics investigations are not uncommon here in Washington, and I think today’s news surrounding Kellyanne Conway can serve as a reminder to all federal … Continue reading Kellyanne Conway & Today’s Ethics Takeaways: A Clear Example of What Not to Do
On January 26, 2017, ABC News Reported that President Trump issued a memorandum to certain Federal Employees restricting their communication with Congress. If true, this poses a problem for all Federal Employees because communications to Congress and the relevant Congressional Committees are protected communications by law. (see The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, the Intelligence Community … Continue reading Can the President of the United States be the Subject of a Whistleblower Reprisal Investigation?
Federal Whistleblowing under President Trump Continue reading Whistleblowing in the Trump Era: Real World Concerns and Considerations
By Andrew P. Bakaj, Esq. Recently I have had individuals, including those within the Federal Government, reach out to me with questions about the State Department’s announcement that administrative investigations will begin into Secretary Clinton’s use of an unauthorized email server at her home. The questions were asked in light of the upcoming Presidential election … Continue reading Investigating Hillary Clinton: The Administrative Investigation