Former Inspector General Gerald Walpin, whose dismissal by President Obama last year has been challenged by congressmen as potentially illegal political retaliation, is now stepping up the battle to get his job back, accusing the judicial system of stalling his case and, thus, doing the White House a convenient favor.
Court documents filed last week accuse U.S. District Court Judge Richard Roberts of failing to act within federally mandated time requirements and “doing nothing at all” to move the case forward.
Similarly, a joint congressional report by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., which found the administration had failed to comply with requirements of the law and “orchestrated an after-the-fact smear campaign to justify the president’s action,
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What new considering Obama being in the White House? Its one cover-up after another by the Obama administration!
Obama hastily removed Walpin after a board meeting in May in which, the White House says, he was “unduly disruptive,” and exhibited a “lack of candor” in providing information to decision makers.
Walpin has emphatically disputed the charge, calling it baseless. Walpin believes his firing was a result of bad blood between him and the board over his investigation of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, an Obama supporter, for alleged misuse of federal funds.
Walpin said in his lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Washington, D.C., that the administration violated a 2008 law meant to protect government watchdogs by not interviewing him or any of his staff before canning him.
The law requires that Congress be notified 30 days before an inspector general is dismissed and Walpin argues that the administration has yet to meet the requirements for who should be notified and what reasons must be given. Click SOURCE to read more.
Obama has violated more laws than this one since he’s been elected president in a ACORN election! Also Obama has misuse of federal funds in more ways than one! In 2010 we need to vote in a balance congress to keep Obama in check! Come on Americans let take our Great Country back!
In the wake of the White House’s highly controversial firing of an independent inspector general, one U.S. senator is demanding answers and justification, requesting records that extend even to the Office of the First Lady.President Obama fired Gerald Walpin, the inspector general in charge of rooting out corruption in the AmeriCorps program, shortly after Walpin called for action against a prominent Obama supporter, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who had misappropriated hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grants.
Walpin told WND he didn’t think the timing of his firing was a coincidence, and indeed, he said, “I was fired for doing my job.”
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Obama punishing people that don’t agree with him and his corrupt White House! What is he worried about? He also had his group of lawyers to keep his birth cert safe and away from the American people!
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