Washington, D.C.–Today, the American Legal Democracy Fund filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel calling for an investigation and prosecution of FBI personnel involved in the latest round of leaks intended to influence the outcome of the election. Earlier today, ADLF President Brad Woodhouse and Counsel Ezra Reese held a press call about the complaint. Below are excerpts.
From Brad Woodhouse, President of American Democracy Legal Fund:
“There is perhaps, in my view, no more serious violation of the Hatch Act than those committed by federal law enforcement personnel to influence a presidential election. These people are the very people entrusted with carrying out the laws of the land in the first place… We’re calling for an immediate and broad investigation into the leaks, particularly in light of some of the more damaging leaks that have proved to be grossly inaccurate, such as the […]Read more after the jump.