US Deputy CTO gets reprimand for Google lobbying contacts

What happens when Google's former public policy director starts working in the White House—but continues to e-mail current Google lobbyists, and to take their e-mails? If you're Consumer Watchdog, the answer is simple: he "should resign his position."

But to the White House, the headhunting is ridiculous. US Deputy CTO Andrew McLaughlin has already been "reprimanded" over what it characterized as "incidental" communications with Google's current crop of lobbyists.

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