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Karine Jean-Pierre Violated Hatch Act When She Repeatedly Referred to GOP Candidates as ‘Mega-MAGA Republicans,’ OSC Says

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2023
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White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, who habitually cites the Hatch Act to avoid certain questions, violated the Hatch Act in the run-up to the 2022 midterms when she repeatedly referred to GOP officials and candidates as “mega MAGA Republicans,” a government watchdog agency has determined. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) said in a letter obtained by NBC News that Jean-Pierre’s choice of words regarding Republican candidates violated the Hatch Act, a law intended to prevent federal employees from using their offices to influence elections. “Ms. Jean-Pierre used the...

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