Cummings: Trump's 'gag orders' on federal workers likely illegal

"Cummings argues the HHS memo, and possibly memos sent by other agencies, appear to violate several laws, including the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act. The whistleblower law, Cummings said, requires the inclusion of a "mandatory statement that employee communications with Congress and Inspectors General are protected" in "any nondisclosure policy, form, or agreement.""

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Thu Jan 26 2017 14:28:54 GMT-0600 (CST)

Putin is pretty happy to see Trump get with the program: Felony Charges for Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Protests

"He said his organization was concerned about what he called “the sharp deterioration of press freedom in the U.S.,” which he linked to Mr. Trump’s campaign, noting that the candidate had “obstructed major news organization, vilified the press and attacked journalists by name with unrelenting hostility.”"

read more: Felony Charges for Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Protests Raise Fears for Press Freedom

Thu Jan 26 2017 08:39:47 GMT-0600 (CST)