TV News LIES

Thursday, Aug 21st

Last update11:14:58 PM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Special Counsel Bloch Resigns Under Pressure

Special Counsel Bloch Resigns Under Pressure

E-mail Print PDF

The OSC is supposed to be a haven for federal whistleblowers and disgruntled employees. But the tables turned under Bloch, who previously worked at the Justice Department's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.

Bloch came under fire shortly after joining the whistleblower unit in 2004. Employees claimed that he engaged in political bias and improperly handled scores of cases.

Debra S. Katz, an attorney representing OSC employees who had chafed under Bloch's leadership, said she is pleased that "the Bush administration has finally acted to remove this rogue presidential appointee."

The U.S. attorney in the District of Columbia, the FBI and the inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management are examining Bloch's use of a contract company to scrub his computer hard drive, even as the inspector general investigated his treatment of employees and whistleblowers. Prosecutors declined to comment yesterday, but sources familiar with the case said no law enforcement action is imminent.

 

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Expert witness in US execution cases will no longer defend states' methods

Execution defense quitsAn anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their...

Louisiana court blocks Bobby Jindal from repealing Common Core

Bobby JndalA Louisiana judge on Tuesday swatted down Gov. Bobby Jindal’s attempt to use his executive authority...

High court blocks same-sex marriage in Virginia

Supreme Court bars gay marriage in VirginiaSame-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme...

No Charges In 3 Deadly Beatings At Rikers Island, Despite Homicide Rulings

Rikers Island prisonAgitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!