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Ethics chief knocks Trump over Stormy Daniels payment

President Donald Trump’s most recent disclosure form showed the president reimbursed Michael Cohen in 2017 for his $ 130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels, who claims [...]
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Bush Ethics Guy Richard Painter Running For Senate As Democrat Just Why Exactly?

His pledge to enact green screen reform is tempting, to be sure… Richard Painter, the former Bush administration lawyer who’s become a gravel-voiced fixture on cable TV thanks to his frequent criticism of Donald Trump’s complete indifference [...]
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Hannity’s ethics under fire

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Sean Hannity, the top-rated Fox News host and an especially influential voice in the Trump era, appears to have few constraints at the network. | Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images [...]
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White House is ‘reviewing the situation’ with Pruitt ethics scandals

2 months ago | 0 comment
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders demurred on whether President Donald Trump still has confidence in EPA chief Scott Pruitt, saying on Wednesday that West Wing officials are “reviewing” the ethics allegations against [...]
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Patrick Meehan removed from Ethics Committee, denies harassment allegations: report

4 months ago | 0 comment
FILE – In this March 20, 2013, file photo, Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans love cutting taxes, especially if they were authored by a president named Barack Obama. But as they push their wobbly [...]
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Menendez faces Senate ethics probe after mistrial

6 months ago | 0 comment
The Senate Ethics Committee will resume its investigation into Sen. Bob Menendez, a move that came just hours after a mistrial was announced in the New Jersey Democrat’s bribery and corruption case. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [...]
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Kansas ethics panel rejects bitcoin contributions

7 months ago | 0 comment
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission says the digital currency known as bitcoin is too secretive and untraceable to be allowed as a form of campaign contributions in state and local elections. The [...]
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Lawmaker fined $1,000 by legislative ethics board

7 months ago | 0 comment
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – A lawmaker was fined $ 1,000 after the state legislative ethics boards said he broke ethics laws by campaigning on state time and using state resources. The board ruled Friday that Rep. Jesse Young, a Republican [...]
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Justice Gorsuch Adapting To Supreme Court’s NO ETHICS Code

8 months ago | 0 comment
Mitch McConnell’s been having a bad week. Actually, it’s been one long shitstorm since January 20. But he did have that one good day in April when Justice Gorsuch was sworn in to the Supreme Court. Sure, he had to break the Senate to do [...]
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Trump ethics watchdog moves to allow anonymous gifts to legal defense funds

8 months ago | 0 comment
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 [...]