office-of-government-ethics Archives

Lawmakers In This Red State Are Cashing In On Government – And Don’t Have To Disclose It

April 15, 2018

Louisiana Legislators Are Earning Big Money From Government Agencies — But Don’t Have to Disclose It All by Rebekah Allen ProPublica This article was produced in partnership with The Advocate, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. When…

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Trump Has a Big Problem With His Former ‘Body Man’ Turned EPA Whistleblower

April 13, 2018

Trump Body Man Turned EPA Whistleblower Is Violating Ethics Rules, the Agency Says By Derek Kravitz and Alex Mierjeski ProPublica Kevin Chmielewski, the former Trump campaign “body man” who worked at both the Department of Homeland Security and the Environmental…

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The Insidious Treachery Behind the Trump Administration’s Slanderous Lies About Amazon

January 17, 2018

On Sunday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders did a pretty common thing. She took to social media to complain about a product or service she had received. As a mother of three, you might have thought Sanders was…

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Trump Brags Voters ‘Lucky’ He ‘Gave’ Them the ‘Privilege’ of Voting For Him – Internet Melts Down

January 9, 2018

So it seems that President Trump is polishing his crown, as he believes America’s voters are so lucky, so happy that he gave them the “privelege” of electing him President. That’s right. Yes, he actually said that. I know this…

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GOP Rep. Pops-Off Jaw Dropping Racist Tweet – Is Promptly Destroyed By Fmr. Gov’t Ethics Boss

December 8, 2017

Republican Steve King Posts Stunningly Racist Quote, Gets Blasted By Former Ethics Chief Republican Representative Steve King has not been shy about weighing in on matters of race. And typically when he throws out his opinion, it’s something pretty racist.…

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Shoddy White House Ethics Office Overlooked Millions in False Reporting by Bannon

July 15, 2017

Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, incorrectly reported $2 million in mortgage debt in his White House financial declaration form. Instead of providing details of creditors for the four home loans he reported, Bannon instead wrote “HOME LOAN” on each…

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BIG TROUBLE For Kellyanne The Con Artist – FINALLY Gets Slapped Down For Flagrant Lack Of Ethics

February 21, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Violated Ethics Rules Remember Kellyanne Conway? The senior adviser to President Donald Trump has been pretty absent from the media scene, following her “free commercial” for Ivanka Trump’s clothing line, in an angry reaction to the Nordstrom decision to pull…

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Ethics Leaders Strike Back Against GOP In Flurry Of DEFIANT Statements

January 17, 2017

Ethics Leaders Close Ranks As GOP Threatens Them The process of overseeing ethics in the US government has never gotten as much attention as it has in the past few weeks. Unassuming bureaucrats who work in offices you probably never heard…

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Sessions Failed To Disclose Oil Interests, Ignoring Federal Ethics Rules, Say Experts

January 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions Already Shows Ethical Disregard Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee Senator Jeff Sessions is controversial mainly because of his attitude towards race, voter ID laws, and views on the Americans with Disabilities Act. But now, it seems, as is…

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Chuck Schumer Just Trolled Mitch McConnell By Using His Own Words Against Him

January 9, 2017

Democrats Have A Champ In Chuck Schumer Chuck Schumer just proved himself to be a Democrat with both an ability to cut through GOP hypocrisy and a wicked sense of humor. Even as Democrats sadly watch Harry Reid, who held…

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