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The Hill
ethics chief defends Sessions recusal: 'He did the right thing'picked somebody else," Trump told the newspaper. Shaub, who served until Wedne
The Hill / Posted 7 hours ago
picked somebody else," Trump told the newspaper. Shaub, who served until Wednesday as the Director of the United States Office of Government Ethics, attributed the problem with the White House ethics program to the tone Trump has set by not... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ethics chief sounds the alarm in the age of Trumpneed for a strengthening of federal ethics rules | News & Observer Walter Shau
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
need for a strengthening of federal ethics rules | News & Observer Walter Shaub, who is resigning as the director of the Office of Government Ethics in Alexandria, Va., July 16, 2017. Shaub said actions by President Trump and his administration... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Westeros on the PotomacWalter M. Shaub Jr. if he knocked on their door and offered them free HBO, but
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Walter M. Shaub Jr. if he knocked on their door and offered them free HBO, but he resigned from his post at head of the Office of Government Ethics on Tuesday in protest of how the Trump administration has flouted ethics laws and traditions. On... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fmr ethics chief can't know for sure what was on Trump financial forms'know 100% for sure' what they actually said Shaub resigned before his five-ye
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
'know 100% for sure' what they actually said Shaub resigned before his five-year term that began in 2013 was up at the Office of Government Ethics after an eight-month battle with Trump In his first interview as a private citizen Shaub shed... Read more
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The Washington Times
Walter Shaub, former ethics head, says Donald Trump ‘held to a lower standard’Walter Shaub, former director of the Office of Government Ethics, said Wednesda
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Walter Shaub, former director of the Office of Government Ethics, said Wednesday that President Trump is lowering the standard for the ethical requirements of office holders. “There’s a lot of ethical considerations, and there’s a lot of conflicts... Read more
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Newsmax
Campaign Urges US Public Pension Funds to Divest From Owner of Trump Hotelbusinesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate c
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
businesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess the constitutionality of the payments. The office said it was not authorized to probe... Read more
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CNBC
Campaign urges US public pension funds to divest from owner of Trump SoHo hotelbusinesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate c
CNBC / Posted yesterday
businesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess the constitutionality of the payments. The office said it was not authorized to probe... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Campaign urges US public pension funds to divest from owner of Trump hotelbusinesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate c
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
businesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess the constitutionality of the payments. The office said it was not authorized to probe... Read more
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Reuters
Campaign urges U.S. public pension funds to divest from owner of Trump hotelbusinesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate c
Reuters / Posted yesterday
businesses violated the Constitution. In May, the top Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess the constitutionality of the payments. The office said it was not authorized to probe... Read more
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The News & Observer
The reason to be alarmed by Republican cries of ‘fake news’their numbers reflect favorably upon Republicans but mercilessly attacked when
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
their numbers reflect favorably upon Republicans but mercilessly attacked when their data show otherwise. The nonpartisan Office of Government Ethics, the internal watchdog tasked with helping executive-branch officials avoid conflicts of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Outgoing Ethics Chief Says Country Is "Pretty Close To A Laughingstock" Under Trumpknown as O.G.E. “The discussion will include ways to improve the ethics process
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
known as O.G.E. “The discussion will include ways to improve the ethics process and instill confidence in O.G.E.” The Office of Government Ethics has an impossible job under this administration because President Trump has ignored its advice,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Official warns of U.S. credibility riskActions by President Donald Trump and his administration have created a histori
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Actions by President Donald Trump and his administration have created a historic ethics crisis, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics said. He called for major changes in federal law to expand the power and reach of the oversight... Read more
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Boston Globe
US facing historic government ethics crisis, outgoing official says— Actions by President Trump and his administration have created a historic eth
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
— Actions by President Trump and his administration have created a historic ethics crisis, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics said. He called for major changes in federal law to expand the power and reach of the oversight... Read more
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The Hill
Once a lobbyist, always a lobbyist — even with White House ethics waiverconflicts of interest and their intentions may not be in the public’s best inte
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
conflicts of interest and their intentions may not be in the public’s best interest. Walter Shaub, outgoing Director of the Office of Government Ethics, stated: “I can’t know what their intention is. I know that the effect is that there’s an... Read more
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Market Watch
Why the Secret Sevice didn’t stop Trump Jr.’s Russian meeting | How White House will pitch tax planRepublicans are going to discover it is not repeal.” Outgoing ethics chief urg
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Republicans are going to discover it is not repeal.” Outgoing ethics chief urges changes: The outgoing head of the Office of Government Ethics says the Trump administration has flouted or directly challenged long-accepted norms in a way... Read more
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Salon.com
Ethics chief Walter Shaub: Donald Trump’s ethics conflicts make the U.S. “a laughingstock”Walter Shaub, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics, is continu
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Walter Shaub, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics, is continuing to blast President Donald Trump for not taking any measures to ameliorate his conflicts of interest while in office. In an interview with the New York Times, Shaub... Read more
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The Hill
Outgoing ethics chief: ‘We are pretty close to a laughingstock’and lobbying for more expansive powers in the office he holds.” Earlier this m
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
and lobbying for more expansive powers in the office he holds.” Earlier this month, Shaub submitted his resignation. He will officially step down from the Office of Government Ethics later this week, about six months before the end of... Read more
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FOX News
appointed 'ethics' officer resigns - good riddanceofficer, Walter Shaub, announced that he is resigning, effective July 19. Bara
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
officer, Walter Shaub, announced that he is resigning, effective July 19. Barack Obama appointed Shaub to head the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) back in 2013. It’s a five-year appointment, so Shaub’s resignation merely ends his reign... Read more
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Fortune
Trump Just Lost Up to $2.8 Million in Tax Breaks Thanks to a GOP Health Bill Tweakan annual income between $38 million and $74 million, according to his public f
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
an annual income between $38 million and $74 million, according to his public financial disclosure form filed with the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, easily falls into the category of individuals subject to the NIIT. The Americans for Tax... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: America’s Workers Deserve A Properly Staffed Labor Department, Full Board At The NLRBU.S. Small Business Administration and the U. S. General Services Administratio
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
U.S. Small Business Administration and the U. S. General Services Administration. The committee received Mr. Pizzella’s Office of Government Ethics paperwork on June 23, including his public financial disclosure and ethics agreement. Based on... Read more
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New Now Next
House Republicans Plot to Kill IRS Power Over Church Politicsabout Trump allegedly using his White House position for personal gain, prompti
New Now Next / Posted 8 days ago
about Trump allegedly using his White House position for personal gain, prompting Walter Shaub, Jr., director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, to resign on Thursday. In his letter of resignation, Shaub said the ethics office was “committed... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
FBI director nominee: I won’t be pulling punchesthe Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KTXS Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KECI Missoula
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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News 8000
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
FBI director nominee hearing set amid Russia, Trump Jr. turmoilthe Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page que
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate judiciary committee released last month a comprehensive, 68-page questionnaire that Wray had filled out. The Office of Government Ethics released a financial disclosure earlier this week from Wray that shows he received a partnership... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Seven things to watch in Christopher Wray's Senate confirmation hearingservices major companies including Chevron, Johnson & Johnson, SunTrust, accord
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
services major companies including Chevron, Johnson & Johnson, SunTrust, according to disclosure forms he filed with the Office of Government Ethics. He also owns stock in companies like Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard and McDonalds. Democrats in... Read more
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CBS News
Seven things to watch in confirmation hearing for Trump's FBI pickservices major companies including Chevron, Johnson & Johnson, SunTrust, accord
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
services major companies including Chevron, Johnson & Johnson, SunTrust, according to disclosure forms he filed with the Office of Government Ethics. He also owns stock in companies like Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard and McDonalds. Democrats in... Read more
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Philly.com
Ethics chief can't be patsyto be partisan; either you have them or you don't. But with the resignation of
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
to be partisan; either you have them or you don't. But with the resignation of Walter M. Shaub Jr. as director of the Office of Government Ethics, there is reason to fear politics may color how that agency does its work. Ever since President... Read more
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Reuters
FBI director nominee Wray earned $9.2 million in law practice last yearranging from Credit Suisse Group and Wells Fargo to New Jersey Governor Chris C
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
ranging from Credit Suisse Group and Wells Fargo to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Disclosure forms produced for the Office of Government Ethics show Christopher Wray is also expected to receive millions more in payments when he leaves the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Low-key FBI director pick would lead agency through tumultpersonal lawyer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an investigation into the
Savannah Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
personal lawyer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an investigation into the closing of the George Washington Bridge. Office of Government Ethics documents released Monday show he provided legal services to Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo,... Read more
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FOX Business
A Look at President Trump's Stock Portfolioglimpse inside the Oval Office with details of investments that President Trump
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
glimpse inside the Oval Office with details of investments that President Trump held prior to becoming the President. The Office of Government Ethics released a report that covers the period from Jan. 2016 to Apr. 2017 in a financial disclosure... Read more
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FOX Business
A Look at President Trump's Stock Portfolioglimpse inside the Oval Office with details of investments that President Trump
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
glimpse inside the Oval Office with details of investments that President Trump held prior to becoming the President. The Office of Government Ethics released a report that covers the period from Jan. 2016 to Apr. 2017 in a financial disclosure... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Nouns, More Important than Putin and Trumpsand America First white supremacists. PERSONS: Wednesday July 19, 2017, Walter
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
and America First white supremacists. PERSONS: Wednesday July 19, 2017, Walter Shaub Jr., director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, will resign. Having fought the good fight, attempting to scale the wall of lies erected by an... Read more
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Federal Times
Trump picks low-key director to lead FBI through tumultuous timespersonal lawyer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an investigation into the
Federal Times / Posted 10 days ago
personal lawyer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an investigation into the closing of the George Washington Bridge. Office of Government Ethics documents released Monday show he provided legal services to Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Documents detail FBI pick's high-profile clientsbe the next FBI director provided legal services to several high-profile client
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
be the next FBI director provided legal services to several high-profile clients and large corporations, documents show. Office of Government Ethics documents released on Monday show Christopher Wray's list of clients includes Johnson & Johnson,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Low-key FBI director pick would lead agency through tumultpersonal lawyer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an investigation into the
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
personal lawyer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an investigation into the closing of the George Washington Bridge. Office of Government Ethics documents released Monday show he provided legal services to Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo,... Read more
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