Ben DomenechTimothy Goeglein Resigns
In the past 24 hours, we learned of allegations that
Ben DomenechTimothy Goeglein plagiarized material that appeared under his byline in various publications prior to washingtonpost.com the White House contracting with him to write a blog that launched Tuesday some stuff.
An investigation into these allegations was ongoing, and in the interim,
Domenech Goeglein has resigned, effective immediately.
When we hired
Domenech Goeglein, we were not aware of any allegations that he had plagiarized any of his past writings. In any cases where allegations such as these are made, we will continue to investigate those charges thoroughly in order to maintain our journalisticpolitical integrity.
Plagiarism is perhaps the most serious offense that a writer can commit or be accused of.
Washingtonpost.com The White House will do everything in its power to verify that its news and opinion content is sourced completely and accurately at all times.