The ubiquitious Tom Perez

At PJ Media, Christian Adams points out that former IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman “isn’t the only non-cabinet member from the Obama administration to visit the White House an extraordinary number of times.” Tom Perez, assistant attorney general for civil rights, made 83 visits during the period covered by White House logs examined by the Daily Caller.

This makes Perez the third most frequent visitor to the White House. Only Shulman and Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank visited more often.

What was Perez discussing at the White House? We don’t know. But Adams notes that during the period when these visits occurred, Perez allowed the nation’s voter rolls to swell with millions of dead voters by refusing to bring any cases under Section 8 of the Motor Voter law. That law requires states to maintain clean voter rolls before federal elections. Instead, thanks to Perez, millions of dead and ineligible voters remained on the rolls for the November 2012 election.

Here, then, is a common thread — both Perez and Shulman headed governmental units performing tasks that served the political interests of President Obama and his party. Did this work help them become frequent White House visitors? Or is Perez another Easter Egg Hunt enthusiast?


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