Trump moves campaign-style events to the White House as pandemic sidelines big rallies
Legal experts said that while Trump's use of campaign-style rhetoric during official government events might be questionable, it's not against the law. An eight-decade-old law known as the Hatch Act bars government employees from engaging in political activity on government time, but that law does not apply to the president, said Delaney Marsco, an attorney with the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center. Regardless, Trump "should refrain from blending his political activity with his government activity, which is work for all of the American people," Marsco said.
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