Federal investigators charged the nation's former top protector of whistleblowers Thursday with criminal contempt of Congress. Former U.S. Special Counsel Scott Bloch withheld information from a House committee during the George W. Bush administration, according to a federal court filing by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C. Bloch had been under investigation for allegedly retaliating against his own employees.
Former Special Counsel Charged With Criminal Contempt
The Associated Press
April 26, 2010