GOP Pans Labor Nominee Ahead Of Senate Committee Vote

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 8:47 PM EDT) -- Republican lawmakers lambasted labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez on Tuesday for allegedly stopping the U.S. Department of Justice from intervening in a False Claims Act suit, at a contentious House joint subcommittee hearing that comes just a day before a Senate committee vote on Perez's nomination.

Tuesday's joint subcommittee hearing included testimony from Fredrick Newell, the whistleblower behind a qui tam case against St. Paul, Minn., that Perez's critics say he arranged for the government not to intervene in as part of a quid pro quo...
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