The office set up within the Department of Veterans Affairs to protect whistleblowers has itself engaged in retaliation against its own staff in policy disputes, according to a report by the nonprofit Project on Government Oversight (POGO). The POGO report alleges that a climate of intimidation exists at the VA's Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection (OAWP), which was created in 2017 at the urging of President Donald Trump to root out corruption and safeguard those who come forward to charge wrongdoing. Read more on Military.com.
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