Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Federal Watchdog Opens Case File On Zinke’s ‘Make America Great Again’ Socks
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, an internal federal watchdog group, has opened a case file into whether Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke violated a campaign law that prohibits government employees from engaging in politics when he tweeted a photo of himself wearing “Make America Great Again” socks.
The case file, which is not the same as an investigation, was opened after a complaint from the government watchdog group Campaign for Accountability, accordinng to CNN.
Office of Special Counsel spokesman Zachary Kurz told Newsweek by email that he can “confirm that OSC received the complaint and has opened a case file. However, I’m unable to comment on or confirm whether an investigation has been opened.”...MORE
He has already deleted the photo, apologized and replaced it with: