NEWS: When a tech non-profit sought to stave off a takeover by then USAGM CEO Michael Pack, it consulted a big law firm on how to sue him. The law firm instead investigated the fund - its own ex-client - for Pack, as part of a lucrative, no-bid contract.
UPDATE: Executives at USAGM - the parent agency of Voice of America - suspended and investigated w intent to fire by Trump appointee Michael Pack have been reinstated by acting CEO Kelu Chao Her memo w deets here:
Between massive wrecks at the beginning and end of the Daytona 500, a little-known journeyman driver named Michael McDowell was able to make his way to the front of the pack and win NASCAR's version of the Super Bowl.
*As one of his first orders of business, President Biden asks for and receives the resignation of Michael Pack as head of the Voice of America. *Pack had effectively turned the VoA into a propaganda arm of the Trump administration.
Michael Pack, Trump's pick over the parent agency of Voice of America, is newly accused of breaking tax laws for nonprofits, misuse of office, propaganda.... It's been quite a week. My story, for NPR: