Jennifer Granholm Violated Hatch Act in Maine Elections, Watchdog Says

Matthew Foldi, Washington Free Beacon

The complaint is the latest against the energy secretary, who has used interviews in her official capacity to urge voters to elect Democrats. In the last two weeks, watchdogs have cited Granholm’s campaign speech on behalf of Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe and an interview in which she acknowledged she is subject to the Hatch Act, then proceeded to violate it anyway by calling on viewers to support progressive candidates.

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