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Fri Aug 16, 2019, 08:19 AM

Inspector general finds politically motivated harassment at State Department

A report by the State Department’s inspector general concludes that leadership of a leading department bureau mistreated and harassed staffers, accused them of political disloyalty to the Trump administration, and retaliated against them.

In response to repeated counseling by more senior State officials that he address staff concerns, the report concluded, Kevin Moley, assistant secretary for international affairs, “did not take significant action.”

The report, released Thursday, is a sweeping condemnation of Moley and more specifically of his former senior adviser, Mari Stull. A former lobbyist and consultant for international food and agriculture interests, Stull left the department in January following press reports that, among other things, she had compiled a list of staffers deemed insufficiently loyal to the Trump administration.

The 30-page report — based on what it said were interviews with dozens of current and former employees, as well as documents — chronicled numerous episodes of Stull berating and belittling employees, and Moley’s repeated failure to deal with complaints reported to him.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/inspector-general-finds-politically-motivated-harassment-at-state-department/2019/08/15/2208a432-bf9f-11e9-9b73-fd3c65ef8f9c_story.html

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Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:49 AM

1. K&R

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Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:49 AM

2. K & R...for visibility...nt

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:55 AM

3. The whole trump administration

is run the same way, loyalty to trump is mandatory, and those who do no fall in line are harassed.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:56 AM

4. I'm sure the list of those "not sufficiently loyal"

to Trump was never used.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 10:00 AM

5. The kakistocracy is slowly being exposed for what it is -

corrupt, incompetent, vindictive and vile.
Justice is coming.

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