GOP Report Slams Obama's Pick For Labor Secretary

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 5:57 PM EDT) -- A report released Monday by Republican lawmakers accuses Secretary of Labor nominee Thomas Perez of secretly brokering a deal for the government not to intervene in a pair of whistleblower suits against the city of St. Paul, Minn., in exchange for the withdrawal of a housing discrimination case.

The 65-page report made public by Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., claims Perez, who has served as the head of the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division since 2009...
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