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New EPA Chief Is Already Facing 2 Ethical Problems In His First Week, Echoing Scott Pruitt
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Andrew Wheeler's first day as acting administrator was Monday.
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This Ex-NRA Lobbyist Looks Like A Walking Ethics Violation For Zinke’s Interior Department
For years, Benjamin Cassidy pushed for change at Interior on behalf of the gun lobby. Now he holds a powerful post at the federal agency.
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Pruitt Asked Trump To Fire Sessions, Let Him Run Justice Department: Report
The EPA administrator is facing more than a dozen federal ethics investigations.
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Ex-Ethics Chief: Sanders’ Tweet Was Illegal
Sarah Huckabee Sanders violated federal law, according to the former head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, Walter Shaub.
Trump Chinese Business Deal Raises 'Serious Concerns,' Says U.S. Ethics Chief
But it's Congress that must take action, acting ethics head David Apol said.
Pruitt Flip Flops On Pals’ Pay Raises
As he was grilled by congress, EPA head Scott Pruitt contradicted earlier claims that he didn’t rubber stamp bypassing White House rules to give his old friends substantial pay hikes.
A Running List Of Trump Scandals: 1973-2016
Being embroiled in scandal after scandal is nothing new for President Trump. Here are some of his most egregious transgressions before entering the White House.
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Joe Manchin Says He Doesn't Regret Voting To Confirm Scott Pruitt
The Democratic senator says the EPA chief has been "good for West Virginia."
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Federal Ethics Chief Asks EPA To Address 'Concerns' Over Scott Pruitt
“The success of our government depends on maintaining the trust of the people we serve,” David Apol wrote.
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NYT: EPA Officials Reassigned, Demoted For Questioning Scott Pruitt's Spending
The report comes as the EPA chief faces mounting pressure to step down.
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Everything You Need To Know About Scott Pruitt's Condo
For six months last year, Pruitt rented a Capitol Hill condo at below-market rates from the wife of a prominent energy lobbyist.
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German Carmakers Paid For Studies That Tested Toxic Fumes On Humans And Monkeys
BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have distanced themselves from the studies or apologized.
Kellyanne Conway Under Federal Investigation After Ethics Complaint
Conway slammed Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones on national TV in violation of the Hatch Act, document argues.
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Alabama Clergy Supporting Roy Moore Shows Crisis In Christianity
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Moore has been a problematic candidate from the start.
Trump Offers $430,000 Of His Own Money For Aides' Legal Fees In Russian Probe
The funds raise ethical issues if associates have information about the president.
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Steve Mnuchin Has Cost Taxpayers $800,000 For Travel On Military Planes
And it was all legal.
Bush Ethics Chief Says This Divisive Decision Could End Trump's Presidency
Richard Painter, who was an ethics chief for George W. Bush’s administration, thinks Donald Trump’s decision to fire James Comey could be what ends his presidency.
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Clergy Wash Immigrants' Feet At Capitol To Urge Congress To Act On Dreamers
The symbolic gesture recalls Jesus' washing of the feet of his disciples before the Last Supper.
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Ethics Watchdogs Say Kris Kobach's Compensation From Breitbart Raises Questions
“If you’re getting paid by somebody to write about your official duties, that seems to me a clear problem," an ethics expert says.
Top Ethics Watchdog Who Clashed With Trump Administration Calls It Quits
Walter Shaub Jr., the Office of Government Ethics Director, has announed his resignation. He is planning to join the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit that works on voting rights and campaign finance issues.
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