Congress, Obama Administration Move to Deny Intelligence Employees Whistleblower Protections

By: Tuesday October 2, 2012 2:10 pm

The House of Representatives passed a whistleblower protection bill by unanimous consent on September 28. It expanded protection for disclosures of government wrongdoing and reformed certain government processes for review of whistleblower retaliation claims. But the House removed an entire section of the legislation that would have provided some degree of protection for intelligence officials.

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