In the Margins

What hiring freeze? Former NJ rep quietly scores SEC job

June 5, 2018

By Politico

Former Rep. Scott Garrett, whose nomination to head the Export-Import Bank was rejected last year by the Senate, has been quietly hired through a noncompetitive process at the Securities and Exchange Commission, despite a hiring freeze at the agency. The New Jersey Republican, who lost his reelection bid in 2016 in part because he had made anti-gay remarks, has been a full-time employee in the SEC’s Office of the General Counsel since earlier this year, a personnel move that the agency never announced. Read the original story from Politico.

 

 

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