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Feds: Sebelius violated federal law by campaigning for Obama
Fox News ^ | Sept 12, 2012

Posted on 09/12/2012 7:07:06 PM PDT by newzjunkey

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius violated federal law when she campaigned this winter for President Obama, federal investigators announced Wednesday.

Sebelius broke the law by making “extemporaneous partisan remarks” during a speech in February at a Human Rights Campaign Event in Charlotte, N.C., according to the Office of Special Counsel (OSC). She made the comments in the city that would later host the Democratic National Convention. ...

The agency said Sebelius’ comments violated the Hatch Act, which prohibits public officials from campaigning in an official capacity.

The agency said the Department of Health and Human Services after the event reclassified the trip from official to political and that the federal government was reimbursed for related costs.

However, the OSC still concluded Sebelius had violated federal law and has sent the report to the president -- the procedure for a government official appointed by a president and confirmed by the Senate. ...

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: campaignviolations; cultureofcorruption; electioneering; hatchact; kathleensebelius; obama; obamascandals; osc; sebelius
Elsewhere it's been written she is likely to remain in Obama's second term.
1 posted on 09/12/2012 7:07:11 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: newzjunkey

Quick, someone tell the Attorney General.


2 posted on 09/12/2012 7:09:09 PM PDT by kempster
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To: newzjunkey

Like anyone in this administration cares about the law. Why should they? Who is going to stop them?


3 posted on 09/12/2012 7:10:09 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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She had a billy club in her hand while doing it. This exempts leftist nuts from prosecution by Holder.


4 posted on 09/12/2012 7:11:41 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: kempster
"Quick, someone tell the Attorney General."

Yea - that'll secure an indictment.

5 posted on 09/12/2012 7:15:12 PM PDT by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: newzjunkey
Boy,she's in trouble *now*!!!
6 posted on 09/12/2012 7:16:25 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: newzjunkey

I don’t think Kansas wants her back


7 posted on 09/12/2012 7:18:23 PM PDT by Kansas58
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MSM is silent...


8 posted on 09/12/2012 7:25:26 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: newzjunkey
Federal laws are being broken daily by the Obama administration - what makes this a big deal. Gutless GOP cowers under their desk quivering with the thought of having to face the Obama media.
9 posted on 09/12/2012 7:29:31 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: newzjunkey

If it is illegal will someone please file charges?


10 posted on 09/12/2012 7:45:39 PM PDT by dalebert
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the OSC still concluded Sebelius had violated federal law and has sent the report to the president

Okay...

11 posted on 09/12/2012 7:59:10 PM PDT by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: newzjunkey

Holder is on it as we speak.


12 posted on 09/12/2012 7:59:45 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: kempster
Quick, someone tell the Attorney General.

************

[...crickets chirping]

13 posted on 09/12/2012 8:01:57 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks newzjunkey.


14 posted on 09/12/2012 8:17:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Quick, someone tell the Attorney General.

LOL, I don't care who you are, that's funny!

15 posted on 09/12/2012 9:18:29 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: newzjunkey

Laws are made to force Conservatives out of office, nothing else!


16 posted on 09/12/2012 9:45:23 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a Barack 0b0tt0my!)
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To: newzjunkey

17 posted on 09/13/2012 5:05:22 AM PDT by Amagi (Chief Justice John Roberts is a traitorous weasel.)
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