Yesterday we told you about new documents which shed more light on the White House’s decision to fire AmeriCorps inspector general Gerald Walpin.
And now, the Washington Post has published the complete set of documents, which were recently turned over by the Corporation for National and Community Service to a Senate committee reviewing the firing.
There are 33 separate documents, meaning there’s a lot in there. So if you’re up for it, take a look at them and let us know — via comments or email — what jumps out, in terms of information that further explains how and why Walpin appeared to lose the confidence of CNCS, and whether the White House acted reasonably in firing him.
Conservatives have charged that Walpin was fired because he aggressively investigated an Obama ally. But a slew of evidence has since emerged to suggest that the initiative for the firing came from CNCS itself, and that the decision was more than reasonable. At first glance, these documents appear to support that take, but let us know more…