In followup to my post of Jan. 30, 2012 "Can You Sue the Government? FDA Whistleblowers Sue Over Surveillance of Personal e-Mail" I provide a link to a probing letter from Darrell Issa, Chairman, US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to Margaret Hamburg MD, Commissioner of the FDA.
The letter raises the issue that FDA's email monitoring of "whistleblowers" communicating with Congress was illegal ("unlawful, and will not be tolerated"), and the illegality was further compounded by harassment and retaliation against the "whistleblowers."
Many probing "who? why? when?" questions are asked of FDA.
I do not have free text of this letter, just a link to images of the letter. I cannot post the text (no access to OCR of a PDF at the moment), but the letter images are here:
Worth reading in its entirety.