TRIBUNE: Pentagon confirms Mark Kirk politicking on active duty

 

The Pentagon today offered details to support its assertion that Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk twice violated military policy by participating in political activities while on active duty — once in 2008 and once in 2009.

 

Kirk — a congressman and Navy reserve commander — broke the rules when he gave TV interviews in December 2008 about the corruption arrest of then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the Defense Department said. Kirk violated policy again in July 2009 when he or a staff member posted a tweet on his Senate campaign Twitter account that indicated he was on duty at the National Military Command Center, the department said.

 

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