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Hatch Act Complaint Filed Against Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway For Promoting Roy Moore Campaign

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CBS News reports: The former director of the Office of Government Ethics is suggesting that Kellyanne Conway, the counselor to the president, likely violated the Hatch Act by attacking Roy Moore’s Democratic opponent in a TV interview. Show More Summary

Former ethics chief clobbers Trump’s campaign freakouts: ‘We are so far beyond hypocrisy’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Former director of the Office of Government Ethics, Walter Shaub simply can’t believe what he’s seeing with the conduct coming out of President Donald Trump and his White House staff. In a Friday discussion with CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, stand-in host Kate Bolduan noted that at...

FORMER US ETHICS CHIEF: Trump's web of conflicts poses a danger to democracy

Trump's conflicts of interest are costing taxpayers millions of dollars, says Walter Shaub, a former head of the US Office of Government Ethics. The president's casual approach to ethics sets a terrible precedent that must become "an...Show More Summary

Coal Lobbyist, Trump's Pick for Scott Pruitt's Deputy, Reveals Pay, Clients

Andrew Wheeler, nominated on Oct. 5 as deputy administrator under Secretary Scott Pruitt, revealed his law firm compensation and clients in an ethics pledge and a financial disclosure posted by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.       

Preet Bharara, US Attorney Fired By Trump, Joins CNN As Contributor

The network also hired Walter M. Shaub Jr., former director of the Office of Government Ethics.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Slapped With Ethics Complaint Over Call For ESPN To Fire Jemele Hill — & Now Donald Trump Is Taking Aim At The Network!

You know it's 2017 when not one, but TWO jobs are threatened over a single tweet! The Democratic Coalition, an anti-Trump Super PAC, has filed an ethics complaint against Sarah Huckabee Sanders with the Office of Government Ethics for basically calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired. The drama began when Hill called Donald Trump [...]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders hit with ethics complaint over call for ESPN to fire Jemele Hill

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The Democratic Coalition, an anti-Trump Super PAC, has filed an ethics complaint against White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders with the Office of Government Ethics for her comments calling on ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired. Show More Summary

Office of Government Ethics says Trump can fund his legal defense through anonymous donations

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump’s ethics watchdog sounds like a joke position. It’s like the acting instructor for a rock or the basketball coach for a dachshund. But there is such a thing. It carries the same title that it always has, only under Trump, that watchdog’s job seems to be … to stop watching. The U.S. Show More Summary

Ethics Agency Changes Rules To Allow Anonymous Donations To White House Legal Defense Funds

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Politico reports: The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has quietly reversed its own internal policy prohibiting anonymous donations from lobbyists to White House staffers who have legal defense funds. The little-noticed change couldShow More Summary

Trump's ethics office reverses policy, will allow anonymous donors to fund White House employees' legal defense

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The US Office of Government Ethics has silently reversed its longstanding policy banning anonymous "gifts" to White House employees who have started legal defense funds after being accused of malfeasance. (more…)

Did Sarah Huckabee Sanders break the law?

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was in dubious legal territory on Wednesday when she essentially called for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired, according to former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub. Hill recently called President Donald Trump a “white...

Anonymous Gifts to Staffers’ Legal Defense Funds Approved

“The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has quietly reversed its own internal policy prohibiting anonymous donations from lobbyists to White House staffers who have legal defense funds,” Politico reports. “The little-noticed change could help President Trump’s aides raise the money [...]

“Trump ethics watchdog moves to allow anonymous gifts to legal defense funds”

Politico: The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has quietly reversed its own internal policy prohibiting anonymous donations from lobbyists to White House staffers who have legal defense funds. The little-noticed change could help President Donald Trump’s aides raise the money … Continue reading ?

Trump’s ethics watchdog quietly moves to allow anonymous donations to legal defense funds

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

While the rest of the country was digesting their dinners, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics “quietly reversed its own internal policy prohibiting anonymous donations from lobbyists to White House staffers who have legal defense funds,” Politico reports. The reversal comes as Special...

Has Trump lost his standing to lead?

Former U.S. Office of Government Ethics director Walter Shaub weighs in on the calls for White House staffers to abandon the President.

Kellyanne Conway’s net worth may skyrocket under Trump

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Kellyanne Conway appears to be setting herself up for major financial gains under President Donald Trump, avoiding costly taxes and conflicts-of-interest in the process, according to a Office of Government Ethics’ document released Monday afternoon. The senior advisor to the president and regular...

Walter Shaub: Trump’s potential Arpaio pardon meant to 'reassure the white supremacists'

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics has blasted President Trump for saying he is "seriously considering a pardon" for controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio who was recently convicted of criminal contempt of court after violating a court order to stop profiling suspected illegal immigrants. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Jared Kushner just got slapped with a fine by the Office of Government Ethics for a late financial disclosure

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, who has spent months divesting pieces of his vast business empire to serve in the White House, was slapped with a fine by the Office of Government Ethics for late reporting of a financial transaction, according to a newly released document. Another 17 White House...

Kushner fined for late financial report

Jared Kushner, who has spent months divesting pieces of his vast business empire to serve in the White House, was slapped with a fine by the Office of Government Ethics … Click to Continue »

All the ways in which the Trump administration violated basic ethics rules

On Monday, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Twitter account posted a PDF document listing 14 general ethics principles government employees should follow. 14 Ethical Principles: https://t.co/LJoVUCYPbH pic.twitter.com/yKu88PxGZF — U.S. Show More Summary

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