US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is being investigated for violating the Hatch Act. The complaint was filed by a watchdog group called the Checks and Balances Project.
Betsy has earlier criticized Joe Biden during an interview with Fox news. The Hatch Act is a federal law that prevents the top-level government employees from participating in any political activity.
The office of Special counsel has begun the investigation against the Secretary of Education. OSC Hatch Act attorney has been taken the responsibility of investigation into this matter.
After the investigation, it will be revealed what they find against her. But she is the second member of the Trump cabinet who has violated the act.
At least 12 Trump senior officials have violated this act and during the investigation they only received a warning letters. But only in one case of counselor Kellyanne Conway the complaint was forwarded to trump. But he didn’t take action.
It is not clear yet whether Betsy will also receive a warning letter or her complaint will be forwarded to Trump.
DeVos has slammed Joe Biden in an interview with Fox News and said that he would roll back the school choice policies.
US Department of Eductaionn has also shared the video clip of Besty Interview with Fox News on their official YouTube channel.