DEBRA D’AGOSTINO, FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, TALKS WITH FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK ON INSPECTOR GENERALS BEING ON SHAKY GROUND

Inspectors general on shaky ground after fast dismissals By Tom Temin | @tteminWFED May 28, 2020 12:39 pm 7 min read        Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. Rapid-fire changes in the ranks of big agency inspectors general by the Trump White House have […]

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DEBRA D’AGOSTINO, FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, PENS A COLUMN ON WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION FOR FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK

Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of the Federal Practice Group, authors a column that draws a comparison between Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Ernie Fitzgerald. Both were fired by presidents nearly 50 years apart and here is the column on Federal News Radio  

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ERIC MONTALVO, FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH NAVY TIMES ON RACIST CONSPIRACY

Eric Montalvo, founding partner of the Federal Practice Group, discusses a law suit against top Navy aviators with racism being the cornerstone with the Navy Times.   Top Navy aviators sued by lieutenant claiming vast racist conspiracy   Three former leaders at Strike Fighter Squadron 106 contend that Lt. Steven Shaw handed out to students […]

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DEBRA D’AGOSTINO, FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH GOVEXEC ON VULNARBILITY WHISTLEBLOWERS FACE

President Trump at a White House news conference on Oct. 2. CAROLYN KASTER/AP Whistleblower is Vulnerable to Retaliation Due to Limited Intelligence Community Protections Under the law, the president is responsible for ensuring whistleblowers are protected, but experts say the law never accounted for a president leading the attack on a whistleblower. OCTOBER 2, 2019 05:28 […]

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DEBRA D’AGOSTINO, FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH AP ON HEARSAY AND WHISTLEBLOWING REPORTING

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fiction about whistleblower complaint President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence participate in an Armed Forces welcome ceremony for the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald […]

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DEBRA D’AGOSTINO, FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH AP ON LATEST IN THE WHISTLEBLOWER SCANDAL

White House attorneys directed sealing of phone transcript WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday confirmed a key detail in the intelligence whistleblower’s complaint alleging that President Donald Trump abused the power of his office. A senior administration official acknowledged that the rough transcript of Trump’s July 25 phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr […]

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FPG AFFILIATED COUNSEL MARK ZAID Speaks with the Wall Street Journal on the latest in the legal showdown over an anonymous whistleblower complaint

Whistleblowers Dealing in Classified Information Present Legal Dilemma Several presidential administrations have maintained that whistleblower law can’t force disclosure of classified material to Congress. House Democrats, including House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff, (D., Calif.), want to see an intelligence-community whistleblower complaint. PHOTO: SHAWN THEW/SHUTTERSTOCK Sept. 20, 2019 5:34 pm ET WASHINGTON—At the heart of an unfolding legal […]

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FPG Affiliated Counsel Mark Zaid discusses whistleblower loophole with Politico

President Donald Trump‘s communication with an unidentified foreign leader is at issue in this case. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo ‘A deficiency in the law’: How Trump accidentally exposed a whistleblower loophole What happens when the administration won’t tell Congress about a whistleblower complaint regarding the president? The answer to the once hard-to-fathom question is complicated. […]

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Intelligence Community Whistleblowers Are On Thin Ice

Debra D'Agostino, a founding partner at The Federal Practice Group, takes a look at Dan Meyer and the whistleblower rights of employees in the Intelligence Community for Government Executive.

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Protecting Intelligence Agency Whistleblowers

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