Sebelius Broke Law by Calling for Obama Re-Election

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 05:56 PM

 

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Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, broke a law that forbids political activity by government employees when she called for President Barack Obama’s re-election in a February speech, government lawyers found.

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel didn’t recommend any punishment for Sebelius, who apologized and met with ethics experts “to ensure this never happens again,” White House spokesman Eric Schultz said in an e-mail.

 


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