Ex-Bush Whistleblower Pans Dems (Boehme quoted)

Ex-Bush Whistleblower Pans Dems

Tom LoBianco – The Washington Times – September 3, 2010

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Bunny Greenhouse, the Army contract director lionized by Democrats for exposing corruption during the George W. Bush administration, is now complaining that her efforts to win more protections for federal whistleblowers are being undermined by the Obama White House and Democrats in the Senate.

In a letter being sent Thursday to whistleblower activists, Mrs. Greenhouse, who exposed millions of dollars in no-bid contracts delivered to the giant contractor Halliburton, said she was angry to find out that she would be denied a jury trial under legislation passed by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in July.

“It is time the Senate and the White House stop paying lip service to strong whistleblower protections for federal employees and pass a whistleblower law that meets their commitments,” Mrs. Greenhouse wrote in the letter, which was obtained by The Washington Times.

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