Skip to comments.FLASHBACK: Obama Illegally Fired an Inspector General to Protect a Sexual Predator
Posted on 05/18/2020 7:05:16 PM PDT by bitt
On Friday, Trump fired the inspector general of the State Department, Steve Linick. In accordance with the 2008 Inspector General Reform Act, which protects inspectors general from being fired without cause, Trump informed Congress in writing about the intent to fire Linick, expressing that he no longer had the fullest confidence in Linick, who was appointed to that position in 2013 by Barack Obama.
Democrats naturally have come out of the woodwork to express their faux outrage, and to launch an investigation into the firing over allegations that Trump acted to protect Pompeo.
But where were these Democrats in 2009 when Barack Obama fired the inspector general of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Gerald Walpin?
Gerald Walpin was in the middle of an investigation when he was called by White House counsel Norman Eisen, who informed him that he had an hour to resign or be fired. This was in violation of the Reform Act, which Obama co-sponsored as a U.S. senator. Walpin refused.
After Walpins refusal, Obama wrote a letter to Congress, giving the following explanation: It is vital that I have the fullest confidence in the appointees serving as Inspectors General. That is no longer the case with regard to this Inspector General.
But heres what really happened.
Gerald Walpin had been investigating Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former NBA basketball star and Obama supporter, for misusing federal grant money from AmeriCorps. The program was created by the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993 and grew to over 80,000 members. Program participants received benefits such as student loan deferment, living allowances, health benefits, career opportunities and training, and so forth. The program has done some good but has also been plagued by waste and corruption.
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Keyboard Warriors come through again. Greatl job! Somebody ping Kayleigh McEnany or President Dr. Trump.
And it wasn't even Joe? Thanks bitt.
I heard this guy was caught illegally leaking documents to the democrats. If True then he had to go.
I just read a quick summary. Walpin filed a lawsuit that was dismissed by a Clinton appointed judge. That Clinton appointed judge was then forced to step down later due to having sex with a witness from one of his trials that may not have bee consensual.
I was living in Sacto at the time, I have no idea how I missed it (maybe the local "news" did't see it as important?)
Good job on PJ Media, this is absolutely worth repeating.
Obama never gave Walpin the required 30 days notice either.
I think you have him confused with someone else.
Meanwhile this same Norm Eisen is involved in impeachment
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