White House

GAO: Bushco engaged in 'covert propaganda'

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Education Department violated a ban on covert propaganda when it paid a columnist to tout government policies and produced a video that seemed like a news story, congressional investigators said Friday.

The public relations efforts violated the government's "publicity or propaganda prohibition" because the Education Department contracts did not ensure that the department's role was clearly disclosed, the Government Accountability Office said.

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Can we impeach this group? My list of White House scandals has been forced to expand into an airplane hangar. Odd for an administration that promised to bring honor and integrity back to the White House.