Biden Waives His Own Ethics Rule, by Thomas Gallatin

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By Thomas Gallatin, Patriot Post, May 11, 2021

When it comes to Democrat-friendly unions, the rules just don’t apply.

In yet another example of Democrats’ double standards, Joe Biden has waived ethics rules intended to prevent unions from having undue influence with the executive branch. Fox News reports, “Beginning as early as March, the White House waived certain rules for former labor union personnel slotted to fill Biden’s transition teams and government vacancies, who would have otherwise been prevented from communicating with their old unions.”

Thus far, two former union officials who are now part of the Biden administration — Alethea Predeoux at the Office of Personnel and Management and Celeste Drake, who leads the administration’s Made In America Office — have been granted waivers from the ethics rule. That allows them to freely communicate with their “former” unions, the American Federation of Government Employees union and the Director’s Guild of America and the American Federation of Labor and Congress (AFL-CIO), respectively. It’s almost as if they never left. …

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