Joe Biden Will No Longer Accept Nomination In Milwaukee As Coronavirus Forces Further Changes To Democratic Convention Plans


Kedric Payne, general counsel and senior director of ethics at the Campaign Legal Center, said via email that the “rule prohibiting political activity on government property still applies, regardless of the Hatch Act’s exception for the president.” “If Trump does deliver his acceptance speech on White House grounds, this decision will violate more than ethics norms, it ignores the important reason behind ethics laws in the first place: public service is a public trust, it needs to be separate from campaign activity,” Payne said. “Trump’s White House staff can be held accountable for this.”

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