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Betsy DeVos Faces Potential Investigation for Alleged Hatch Act Violation

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is facing investigation for potentially violating the Hatch Act after her department promoted a Fox News interview, in which she criticized Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) reportedly started the investigation after Checks and Balances Project, a government watchdog group, filed a complaint against DeVos earlier this month. The complaint alleged that DeVos used her official authority to affect the result of an election—a violation of the Hatch Act, which regulates political activities of federal employees. During a Sept. 1 interview with Fox News, DeVos expressed frustration that Joe Biden, who had defended federaRead More From Source

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