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San Antonio Express-News
Another Reason for Trump to Hate CNN: Fired Prosecutor Preet Bharara Joins as Legal AnalystCNN also hired former Director of the United States Office of Government Ethics
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
CNN also hired former Director of the United States Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub, who resigned in July, as a contributor. At the time, Shaub said the government’s ethics were “pretty close to a laughingstock.” Bharara has been a critic... Read more
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The Hill
Fired US attorney joining CNNhe “do something inappropriate” had he not been fired. CNN has also added Walt
The Hill / Posted 13 hours ago
he “do something inappropriate” had he not been fired. CNN has also added Walter Shaub, the former director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), as a contributor, the Politico report said. Shaub has also slammed the Trump... Read more
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The Hill
Dems to introduce bill to ban government spending at Trump-owned hotelspersonnel would not have to abide by the ban, according to The Post, but their
The Hill / Posted yesterday
personnel would not have to abide by the ban, according to The Post, but their expenses would regularly be looked at by the Office of Government Ethics. The payment of $1,092 was made to reserve two nights at the resort in March. The club charged a... Read more
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The Hill
Trump health secretary takes private flights costing tens of thousandsdone in complete accordance with Federal Travel Regulations." But Walter Shaub
The Hill / Posted yesterday
done in complete accordance with Federal Travel Regulations." But Walter Shaub, the former director of the United States Office of Government Ethics, questioned why Price used the charter flights to get to his destinations last week. “I can... Read more
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Raw Story
As GOP claims nation can’t afford healthcare, HHS Sec took 5 private jets to US destinations — in just one weekby the secretary is done in complete accordance with Federal Travel Regulations
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
by the secretary is done in complete accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.” Former director of the United States Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub, who resigned in protest in July, called Price’s conduct “wasteful,” saying it... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Government By Goldmannever responded to the letter, and if he has ever received a waiver, it has not
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
never responded to the letter, and if he has ever received a waiver, it has not been made available to the public or the Office of Government Ethics. “Consistent with the Trump administration’s stringent ethics rules, Mr. Cohn will recuse... Read more
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Daily Mail
Melania's millionaire pick for ambassador to native Slovenia withdrawsequity firms, major fund investments and other assets that could raise conflict
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
equity firms, major fund investments and other assets that could raise conflict of interest questions. Typically the Office of Government Ethics strikes agreement with appointees that they will clear their decks within a set period after... Read more
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Newsmax
'Hotel Act' Bans Spending Taxpayer Money at Trump PropertiesWarren, D-Mass., according to The Post. The bill would exempt Secret Service a
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
Warren, D-Mass., according to The Post. The bill would exempt Secret Service agents or other security personnel, but the Office of Government Ethics would still review their expenses, The Post reported. Trump properties appear to be losing... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Taxpayer money shouldn't be spent at Trump properties, U.S. Sen. Peters saysService and other agencies engaged in protective missions but requires those ex
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Service and other agencies engaged in protective missions but requires those expenditures, too, to be reported to the Office of Government Ethics. With only Democrats signed on to sponsor the legislation, it is a longshot at best for passage... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Is Trump a white supremacist?an anti- Trump Super PAC, has filed an ethics complaint against White House Pre
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
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.” AOL continued: “The group... Read more
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New Kerala
Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball - newkerala news #272775a golf ball before she fell. "Donald Trump's amazing golf swing #CrookedHillar
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
a golf ball before she fell. "Donald Trump's amazing golf swing #CrookedHillary," this was retweeted by Trump. Former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub has slammed Trump for the retweet and said he reported it to Twitter for... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Trump criticized after retweeting GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ballposts pro-Trump messages and memes, but has also used the platform to disparage
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
posts pro-Trump messages and memes, but has also used the platform to disparage transgender individuals and Jews. Former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub, who repeatedly criticized the administration about potential conflicts of... Read more
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Variety
Twitter Tracker: Trump Hits Hillary Clinton With Golf Ball — New Outrage or New Normal?him, Trump demanded the whole nation share his outrage. Most did. And now …” W
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
him, Trump demanded the whole nation share his outrage. Most did. And now …” Walter Shaub, the former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, tweeted that Trump was “unfit.” The President of the United States just retweeted a video... Read more
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Salon.com
Michael Flynn wants you to help pay his legal billsthe site’s homepage said. The fund website did not disclose that prior to join
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
the site’s homepage said. The fund website did not disclose that prior to joining the administration, Flynn told the U.S. Office of Government Ethics that he had an income of over $1.3 million per year. Flynn has been a target of federal... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ballover areas in NY,” the account tweeted last November, according to Buzzfeed New
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
over areas in NY,” the account tweeted last November, according to Buzzfeed News. The tweet has since been deleted. Former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub, who repeatedly criticized the administration about potential conflicts of... Read more
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Market Watch
Trump retweets doctored GIF of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf balla video vignette that imagines him assaulting his political rival. The man is u
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
a video vignette that imagines him assaulting his political rival. The man is unfit,” tweeted Walter Shaub, the former Office of Government Ethics director who resigned in July. Others quickly chimed in, some comparing it to comedian Kathy... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hit With Second Ethics Complaint Over ESPN CommentsSanders Thursday for essentially calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired,
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Sanders Thursday for essentially calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired, has filed a second grievance with the Office of Government Ethics Friday after the White House press secretary doubled down on her earlier comments, TheWrap has... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hit With Second Ethics Complaint Over ESPN CommentsSanders Thursday for essentially calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired,
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
Sanders Thursday for essentially calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired, has filed a second grievance with the Office of Government Ethics Friday after the White House press secretary doubled down on her earlier comments, TheWrap has... Read more
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Salon.com
This week in Donald Trump's conflicts of interest: A government for onethe policy has been in effect ever since, ethics officials have urged governmen
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
the policy has been in effect ever since, ethics officials have urged government employees not to abide by it, with former Office of Government Ethics head Walter Shaub even attaching a note to the guidance stating that it is “NOT CONSISTENT WITH... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Aide Sanders faces ethics complaintTrump, affiliated with a Democratic Super PAC called Keep America Great, said i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Trump, affiliated with a Democratic Super PAC called Keep America Great, said it lodged its complaint Thursday with the Office of Government Ethics. By targeting Hill, Sanders "crossed the line and put herself in dubious legal territory," said... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump just can't quit those alt-right supportersamong others, the Democratic Coalition, an anti-Trump super PAC that filed an e
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
among others, the Democratic Coalition, an anti-Trump super PAC that filed an ethics complaint against Sanders with the Office of Government Ethics for essentially calling for Hill to be fired. Too bad. As a spokesperson for Trump, she was just... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Call for ESPN to Fire Jemele Hillan anti-Trump Super PAC, has filed an ethics complaint against White House Pres
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
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 essentially calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired. Hill recently called President... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Call for ESPN to Fire Jemele Hillan anti-Trump Super PAC, has filed an ethics complaint against White House Pres
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
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 essentially calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired. Hill recently called President... Read more
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KERA North Texas
White House Staffers May Get Legal Fund For Russia Probe — With Anonymous Donors?to President Trump, or to gain influence in the White House, but privately. Th
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
to President Trump, or to gain influence in the White House, but privately. The new loophole may lie in the way the Office of Government Ethics, or OGE, treats an obscure legal opinion from 25 years ago. The opinion allowed anonymous... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
White House Staffers May Get Legal Fund For Russia Probe — With Anonymous Donors?to President Trump, or to gain influence in the White House, but privately. Th
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
to President Trump, or to gain influence in the White House, but privately. The new loophole may lie in the way the Office of Government Ethics, or OGE, treats an obscure legal opinion from 25 years ago. The opinion allowed anonymous... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Ethics Office Lets Lobbyists Help Buy Lawyers For White House StaffWhite House employees who might need to lawyer-up for the ongoing Russian probe
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
White House employees who might need to lawyer-up for the ongoing Russian probes just got a huge gift from the Office of Government Ethics. The agency reversed guidelines that prohibited lobbyists from secretly donating to legal defense funds,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Ethics Office Lets Lobbyists Help Buy Lawyers For White House StaffWhite House employees who might need to lawyer-up for the ongoing Russian probe
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
White House employees who might need to lawyer-up for the ongoing Russian probes just got a huge gift from the Office of Government Ethics. The agency reversed guidelines that prohibited lobbyists from secretly donating to legal defense funds,... Read more
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FOX News
Trump picks popularity over populiststhe room for his announcement.” ETHICS CHANGE LETS TRUMP STAFF TAKE LOBBYIST M
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
the room for his announcement.” ETHICS CHANGE LETS TRUMP STAFF TAKE LOBBYIST MONEY FOR RUSSIA DEFENSE Politico: “The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has quietly reversed its own internal policy prohibiting anonymous donations from lobbyists to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Did Sarah Huckabee Sanders Break the Law When She Attacked a Black ESPN Reporter?dubious legal territory on Wednesday when she essentially called for ESPN host
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
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 supremacist' in a... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump's ethics office is OK with lobbyists paying staffers' legal billsThe Office of Government Ethics may have just given President Donald Trump and
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Office of Government Ethics may have just given President Donald Trump and his administration a huge gift — namely, the ability to receive anonymous donations from lobbyists to help with their legal funds as they address the Russia... Read more
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Raw Story
Did Sarah Huckabee Sanders break the law?dubious legal territory on Wednesday when she essentially called for ESPN host
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
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 supremacist” in a... Read more
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Newsmax
Anonymous Donors to Legal Defense Allowed by Govt EthicsThe Office of Government Ethics has reversed an internal policy that prohibits
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
The Office of Government Ethics has reversed an internal policy that prohibits anonymous donations from lobbyists to White House staffers with legal defense funds, Politico reported. According to the outlet, the move could help President Donald... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump’s ethics watchdog quietly moves to allow anonymous donations to legal defense fundsWhile the rest of the country was digesting their dinners, the U.S. Office of G
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
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... Read more
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The Hill
ethics chief 'disgusted' by reports of new WH policy on anonymous giftsThe former head of the federal Office of Government Ethicsgovernment tore into
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
The former head of the federal Office of Government Ethicsgovernment tore into an alleged new policy that allows White House employees with legal defense funds to accept anonymous donations. Walter Shaub, who resigned as head of the Office of... Read more
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The Hill
Ethics office allows WH staff to accept anonymous gifts for legal defense fundsThe Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has reportedly altered a policy that prev
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
The Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has reportedly altered a policy that previously prevented staff members with legal defense funds from accepting donations from lobbyists. According to a report in Politico published Wednesday, the OGE has... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Days after sister's pitch to Chinese investors, Kushner divested asset related to Jersey City projectOne Journal Square project by selling them to a family trust that he is not a b
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
One Journal Square project by selling them to a family trust that he is not a beneficiary of, a mechanism suggested by the Office of Government Ethics," he wrote, adding that Kushner had already pledged to recuse himself from any discussions... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump Inc: Inside the president's not-so-blind truston the Delaware business filings. And the ambiguity and imprecision of the fede
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
on the Delaware business filings. And the ambiguity and imprecision of the federal financial disclosure form filed with the Office of Government Ethics makes it difficult to discern the detailed financial health of the president or his... Read more
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Daily Journal
Trump gets millions from golf members. CEOs and lobbyists get access to presidentwin government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Sha
Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
win government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Shaub, who recently resigned as director of the Office of Government Ethics after repeated clashes with the White House. “We never thought we’d see anyone push the outer... Read more
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The Hill
Renewing our republic: Putting the priorities of everyday people ahead of special interestsrely on our current president to encourage ethical conduct by the force of his
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
rely on our current president to encourage ethical conduct by the force of his example. That’s a reason to strengthen the Office of Government Ethics so it can enforce such conduct. And let’s insist on what a majority of Americans are demanding –... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Trump gets millions from golf members. CEOs and lobbyists get access to presidentwin government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Sha
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
win government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Shaub, who recently resigned as director of the Office of Government Ethics after repeated clashes with the White House. “We never thought we’d see anyone push the outer... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Starrett City, with Trump as investor, finds a buyerpartner in Starrett City Associates, with a 4% stake, according to a financial
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
partner in Starrett City Associates, with a 4% stake, according to a financial disclosure-filing made in June with the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. He received more than $5 million in income from the property in the past year. Starrett... Read more
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heraldscotland
INVESTIGATION: Trump banks millions from golfers who secure access to the presidentwin government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Sha
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
win government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Shaub, who recently resigned as director of the Office of Government Ethics after repeated clashes with the White House. “We never thought we’d see anyone push the outer... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trump gets millions from golf members. CEOs and lobbyists get access to presidentwin government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Sha
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
win government business. “I think we’re all in new territory,” said Walter Shaub, who recently resigned as director of the Office of Government Ethics after repeated clashes with the White House. “We never thought we’d see anyone push the outer... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'Legal but tacky': Trump keeps using his Twitter account to promote pundits who support him on Fox Newsraised hackles over the Trump White House's continued promotion of his family's
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
raised hackles over the Trump White House's continued promotion of his family's businesses while in office. In March, the Office of Government Ethics criticized the White House for its refusal to discipline Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway, who... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'Legal but tacky': Trump keeps using his Twitter account to promote pundits who support him on Fox Newsraised hackles over the Trump White House's continued promotion of his family's
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
raised hackles over the Trump White House's continued promotion of his family's businesses while in office. In March, the Office of Government Ethics criticized the White House for its refusal to discipline Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway, who... Read more
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Business Insider
'Legal but tacky': Trump keeps using his Twitter account to promote pundits who support him on Fox Newsraised hackles over the Trump White House's continued promotion of his family's
Business Insider / Posted 19 days ago
raised hackles over the Trump White House's continued promotion of his family's businesses while in office. In March, the Office of Government Ethics criticized the White House for its refusal to discipline Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway, who... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump Hotel Lease Under New Review As Lawmakers Keep Up Criticismlike this where the president's name is there on the front of the building," sa
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
like this where the president's name is there on the front of the building," says Don Fox, a former acting director of the Office of Government Ethics now with the Culver Academies. "A building by the way owned by the taxpayers, and the name is up... Read more
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International Business Times
'One day heel get it right': Twitter hilariously mocks Trump for misspelling 'healing' yet again his heeling/healing gaff. And not for the first time. This president has an abn
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
his heeling/healing gaff. And not for the first time. This president has an abnormally low IQ." Walter Shaub, former US Office of Government Ethics director, tweeted: "How are you fealing about that heeling?" "Healing you f**king imbecile," one... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump Hotel Lease Under New Review As Lawmakers Keep Up Criticismlike this where the president's name is there on the front of the building," sa
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
like this where the president's name is there on the front of the building," says Don Fox, a former acting director of the Office of Government Ethics now with the Culver Academies. "A building by the way owned by the taxpayers, and the name is up... Read more
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