While a governmentwide IG council promises regular updates to the website, government transparency advocates say the platform, in its current state, gives them few options to parse the data for greater accountability.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington obtained hundreds of emails showing VA officials questioned the Mar-A-Lago crowd’s influence on electronic health record modernization.
The Office of Special Counsel recently determined that Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley violated the Hatch Act when she retweeted a message from President Trump.
An Office of Special Counsel investigation recently found that Dan Scavino, Jr., the White House director of social media, violated the Hatch Act when he tweeted about Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) ahead of the primary election.
Two Democrat Senators sent their second letter to the General Services Administration asking how they are going to deal with the “violation” of the terms of the Trump Hotel lease.
In a new memo, President Barack Obama tasked agencies with reviewing their policies for storing and managing electronic communications, including emails and social media postings. Agencies must submit reviews of their current policies in 120 days. Meanwhile, the National Archives and Records Administration plans to develop a governmentwide framework.