The American Federation of Government Employees said the Office of Special Counsel’s November 2018 guidance on advocating or opposing “impeachment” or “resistance” violates federal employees’ First Amendment rights.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy believes fiscal 2018 will mark yet another record year for the volume of new Freedom of Information Act requests filed by the public.
Recent policy from OSC aims to clarify if and how discussing impeachment might take place. Some feds are still confused.
OSC says federal employees can talk about impeachment, but directly advocating for or against it may violate the Hatch Act.
The evaluation comes more than five months after GSA’s Contracting Officer Kevin Terry and general counsel ruled that President Trump was not in violation of his lease.