White House press
violated the Hatch
Act, watchdog say
Why were Jean-Pierre's remarks investigated?
What did Jean-Pierre say in 2022?
What did the OSC find?
The OSC concluded that Jean‐Pierre did violate the Hatch Act, noting that the legislation
prohibits a covered
from using her official authority
influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election."
But the agency "decided not to pursue disciplinary action and have instead issued Ms. Jean‐Pierre a warning letter,