How will Trump's plan to deal with businesses work? - The Hill

President-elect Donald Trump · Donald TrumpCongress, Trump need a united front to face down Iran Perez, Ellison start multistate 'turnaround tour' for Dems Overnight Cybersecurity: House Intel chair says surveillance collected on Trump transition team ...

Chaffetz criticized for going after federal ethics official who spoke out against Trump - Deseret News

FILE — Rep. Jason Chaffetz addresses members of the House of Representative at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Jason Chaffetz drew criticism Friday for going after the federal ethics official who spoke ...

Sorry, liberals: Donald Trump really means what he says — and plans to silence and intimidate dissenters - Salon

For liberals,and anyone with a fundamental love of our democracy, the two months since the election have been one long anxiety attack. Like most really bad anxiety attacks, this one has been fueled not just by fear, but also uncertainty. We know Donald ...

This week in Donald Trump's conflicts of interest: By divest, you mean meet with real estate investors, right? - Salon

This week has shed more light into the various conflicts of interest that have plagued President-elect Donald Trump as he prepares to begin his new term of office. There's no point in delaying, let's dive right in. A report came out that Trump's close ...

After Trump tweet, ethics office to US employees: do not endorse products - Yahoo News

US President-elect Donald Trump aimed his latest Twitter blast at longtime congressman John Lewis, a prominent civil rights icon (AFP Photo/Timothy A. Clary). More. By Emily Stephenson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day after President-elect Donald Trump ...

Trump's Business 'Separation' Plan Does Nothing of the Kind - New York Times

President-elect Trump, with his son Donald, presented his plan to address conflicts of interest at a press conference in New York on Wednesday. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. On Wednesday, President-elect Donald J. Trump finally ...

Trump's business ties prompt showdown between ethics office, Republicans - Chicago Tribune

Representative Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington last May. (Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg). Lisa ReinThe ...

Head of Ethics Office Speaks Out. Some Republicans Ask, Was It Ethical? - New York Times

Walter M. Shaub Jr., head of the Office of Government Ethics, held a news conference to criticize President-elect Donald J. Trump's ethics plan. Credit Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM. WASHINGTON — Until recently, few had heard of Walter M. Shaub Jr. or the ...

Ethics office posts rules refresher a day after Trump's tweet boosting LL Bean - Press Herald

The 'Director's Note' does not mention the president-elect by name, but it was posted by ethics office chief Walter Shaub, who has clashed with Trump in recent weeks. By Edward D. MurphyStaff Writer. Email Writer · 207-791-6465. Share. facebook. tweet.

Walter Shaub's Desperate Attempts to Make Trump Adhere to Government Ethics - The New Yorker

On Wednesday, Walter Shaub, Jr., a longtime government lawyer and the director of the Office of Government Ethics, contacted Norman Eisen, an old colleague and the first ethics czar in the Obama White House. Shaub had just finished watching Donald ...

Jason Chaffetz Doesn't Care About Ethics - Slate Magazine

The Republican in charge of government oversight wants to prohibit criticism of Trump's ethical violations. By Dahlia Lithwick. House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz questions Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen during ...

Ethics Chief Scolded as Congress Squares Off Over Trump's Plans - Bloomberg

An unusual rebuke of President-elect Donald Trump by the top U.S. ethics official has touched off a partisan clash in Congress, where lawmakers are preparing for battle over how Trump is handling potential conflicts of interest in his business empire.

Website Goes Down At Office Of Government Ethics Amid Political Storm - NPR

The website at the Office of Government Ethics went down Friday afternoon, apparently overwhelmed with traffic, as the agency and its director found themselves at the heart of a growing political fight. Walter Shaub Jr. is the director of the U.S ...

Ethics Office Issues 'Refresher' on Endorsement Ban After Trump Tweets Support of LL Bean - U.S. News & World Report

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters after his meeting with television personality Steve Harvey at Trump Tower Friday. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images). The Office of Government Ethics on Friday posted a "refresher" reminding executive branch ...

House Republican summons ethics chief over his criticism of Trump - PBS NewsHour

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) listens to testimony from computer technician Justin Cooper (NOT SHOWN) during a committee hearing about the private email server of Democratic presidential nominee ...

A Fight Over Ethics in the Age of Trump - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. The 2016 presidential election and its aftermath have highlighted the extent to which a deeply divided American public interprets events and ...

House Republican summons ethics chief over Trump criticism - Yahoo Finance

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, speaks during the Utah Republican Party nominating convention Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. About 4,000 Republican delegates are gathering in Sandy for their state nominating convention Saturday to pick the ...

Ethics office highlights ban on endorsements after Trump tweets 'Buy LL Bean' - The Hill

The chief government ethics watchdog reminded executive branch employees Friday they are barred from endorsing products — one day after President-elect Donald Trump Donald TrumpSocial media users troll GOP, Trump over ObamaCare repeal The ...

Donald Trump's corruption enablers: Congressional Republicans target the ethics watchdogs - Salon

Donald Trump's corruption enablers: Congressional Republicans target the ethics watchdogs EnlargeFILE - In this May 24, 2016, file photo, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Forty-one Secret Service employees have been ...

The Ethics Official Dogging Trump Is Just Doing His Job - Bloomberg

Two days after Donald Trump unveiled a conflicts-of-interest plan that does little to create a meaningful barrier between his own potential financial opportunism and White House policymaking, Republicans in the House of Representatives have targeted ...