When Lynne Patton is not violating the Hatch Act, a federal law meant to prevent officials from politicizing positions in the government, with her social media habits. budget in the billions and a salary north of $ 160,000 according to HuffPost.
"Just retweeted this amazing tweet from both my Twitter accounts – professional and personal," Patton wrote on Facebook last week, pointing to a message that championed her boss, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, but was critical of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). “It may be a Hatch Act violation. It may not be. ”