Hat tip Diplopundit.
"We would be grateful if you could help us understand if there is, in practice or by law, any difference in how these standards apply to and are enforced for non-career appointees as opposed to career employees, both Foreign Service and Civil Service."
The American Foreign Service Association, which represents American Foreign Service officers, has sent a letter to the State Department asking if State Dept. regulations (regulations-not recommendations, Jen Psaki) are applicable to all State Department employees or just some. This comes in the wake of the absence of a DOS form OH-109 signed by Hillary Clinton to the effect that she has turned in all classified information in her possession to the State Department. Ms. Psaki, the out-going DOS spokesperson, is now describing the process as part of "recommendations" not regulations.