Trump HUD Official Lynne Patton Fined & Barred From Office Over Hatch Act Violation At RNC

Lynne Patton, Trump’s former housing official, was fined $1,000 and barred from federal employment for four years after violating the Hatch Act. The Act prohibits executive branch employees from engaging in political activities while on duty and is intended to stop the government from influencing elections. Patton produced a video with New York City Housing Authority residents that aired at the 2020 Republican National Convention. “As a HUG employee, Patton received permission in early 2019 to temporarily live in and observe living conditions in the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA),” th…

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