Is Sleeping at Work a Tax Crime?

Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr

(KCPW News) A complaint against Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz about his practice of sleeping in his congressional office led to an attack this week from MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, who accused him of being a “tax criminal” for not declaring that as a benefit on his tax returns. It stems from a liberal watchdog group called CREW, which is also going after Utah Senator Orrin Hatch. Every Friday, we talk with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes, a daily, online round-up of Utah politics. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson began their conversation by asking Burr what led to the confrontational MSNBC interview.


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