WFB: New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D., N.J.) doesn’t want his staff sleeping when he sends them emails, even if it’s the middle of the night.
Interviews of former staffers and associates “painted a portrait of a man who pits staffers against each other, screams easily, throws pens with regularity, and berates aides if they are asleep when he sends an email, no matter the time of night,” reported The Intercept’s Ryan Grim.
“Josh Gottheimer is the biggest [jerk] I have ever worked for, ever,” said one former lawyer who worked alongside Gottheimer at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Gottheimer served as the senior counsel to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski from 2010 to 2012.
“Never experienced anything like it. Narcissistic, egotistical sociopath,” a former congressional staffer of Gottheimer said when asked about working for him. read more