A Bush-era official accused of spearheading a witch hunt against LGBT employees is now working for the Trump administration. James Renne was hired January 30 for a senior post in the Department of Agriculture, ProPublicahas learned through a public records request. This is not Renne's first government job. In 2004 he was hired by the Bush administration as a special deputy counsel in the Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal agency whose primary objective is to safeguard "whisteblowing" employees from reprisal.
April 11 / The Advocate