Thursday, Jul 12, 2007, 2:58 am
Waxman Investigating Partisan Political Interference with Office of the Surgeon General
Jesse lee at The Gavel reports:
Today Chairman Henry Waxman wrote to Secretary Leavitt requesting documents related to political interference with the work of the Office of the Surgeon General. Former Surgeon General Carmona testified before the Oversight Committee on July 10 that political appointees edited his public remarks, blocked him from developing or issuing several reports or calls to action, and denied travel requests on political grounds.