The Obama administration’s Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is also a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton, and he’s been found to have violated the law:

On Monday, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel issued a report that found Castro violated the Hatch Act during a Yahoo News interview on April 4, 2016. According to the press release, “Secretary Castro’s statements during the interview impermissibly mixed his personal political views with official agency business despite his efforts to clarify that some answers were being given in his personal capacity.” Castro reportedly expressed his support for Hillary Clinton during the interview and said Donald Trump was unfit to be president. It has been widely reported that Castro is on the shortlist to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

Castro’s excuse is considered a totally acceptable one as far as this administration is concerned:

Didn’t “intend” to break the law? In other words…