Barack Obama

Obama order protects intelligence community whistleblowers

By David Axe

A new executive order provides protections shunned by House Republicans.

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"… read as undermining its real, and positive, changes.White House spokesman Eric Schultz says the directive provides new recourse for those facing retaliation. Bes …"

Where are the watchdogs?

By John Solomon

Faced with record deficits and expanding federal responsibilities, politicians from President Barack Obama on down routinely talk about the

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"… . Candidates for a number of these posts are in the vetting stage,” said White House spokesman Ben LaBolt.The president got four inspectors generals confirmed …"

"… names of possible candidates were reportedly transmitted to the White House recently. A nominee, however, hasn’t been named.In addition, the House o …"

"… ntments and simply hire their watchdogs from the outside, according to the White House.A proud historyCongress first created the job of inspector general in 1978 …"

A failure of whistleblower protection

By The Center for Public Integrity

Whistleblowers are left open to retaliation despite new laws to protect them