Elderly, disabled federal employee harassed for being Trump supporter

Elderly, disabled federal employee harassed for being Trump supporter
Barack Obama portrait (detail), Kehinde Wiley, 2018. (Image via CNN)

[Ed. – If Democrats win the White House and take control of the Senate, people who voted for Trump will be imprisoned for treason. As for this poor soul, one assumes no one would have breathed a word had she hung a copy of ‘Guy on a Chair Lost in the Woods.’]

An elderly, disabled employee at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported harassment by her colleagues and superiors that she says originates from her support of President Trump. Her complaints were not investigated but instead she was reported for violating the Hatch Act.

Wanda Wooten, who has worked in the federal government for more than a decade, is currently a statistical assistant at the National Minerals Information Center. In late February 2019, she hung a picture of the president and two of first lady Melania Trump. The next morning, she found a note signed by Mike Magyar, listed on the USGS website as acting director of the NMIC.

“Wanda, The Hatch Act specifically prohibits any political campaigning, etc on Federal sites,” the note reads. “As President Trump has an active re-election campaign ongoing, these images violate the Hatch Act so I removed them. Mike Magyar.”

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Don’t all the federal agencies have pictures of the president hanging on the wall in their buildings? Are those campaigning?

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