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Politics Ethics

  • WASHINGTON— The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals— including one involving arms sales to foreign governments— with an international businessman who was one of his key sources. The reporter, Jay Solomon, was offered a 10 percent stake in a fledgling...

  • WASHINGTON— The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals— including one involving arms sales to foreign governments— with an international businessman who was one of his key sources. The reporter, Jay Solomon, was offered a 10...

  • Recent cases in Colorado and Washington are the first known instances of current or former pot regulators being accused of having improper dealings with the industry. In a case that has caught the U.S. Justice Department's attention, former Colorado marijuana enforcement officer Renee Rayton is accused of helping pot growers raise plants for illegal...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation— a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics, the first...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump's financial disclosure:. Trump filed the new financial disclosure Friday with the Office of Government Ethics. President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation— a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics, the first...

  • UBER BOARD ADOPTS RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE AN OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR ISSUES INCLUDING DIVERSITY AND ETHICAL PRACTICES- REPORT.

  • But data from the Office of Government Ethics show it's actually moving faster on nominations than it did under President Barack Obama. With his Cabinet seated around a table at the White House on Monday, Trump said the office, which he referred to as a committee, "has become very difficult to deal with." "We're moving nominee reports faster during this transition...

  • Eric Trump

    Eric Schneiderman's office is investigating reports of the Eric Trump Foundation funneling money to the Trump Organization.

  • NEW YORK— Justice Department lawyers sought the dismissal Friday of a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by letting his businesses accept money from foreign governments. The plaintiffs include the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United Inc., and two...

  • Ethics experts I consulted on Tuesday offered a wide range of opinions on that question, though they agreed the Justice Department will have to be careful not to take positions contradicted by Trumps tweets. At worst, the Justice Department could be subject to an ethics inquiry about whether its lawyers knowingly misrepresented facts in their Supreme Court...

  • SEOUL, June 2- South Korean President Moon Jae- in's quest for a squeaky-clean government is leading to delays in forming his cabinet more than three weeks into office, as efforts to find candidates free of even the slightest of ethics issues have proved challenging. Prime Minister Lee Nak- yon remains the only cabinet member confirmed so far to start the job.

  • Goldman Sachs investing in a dictatorship?

    Nomi Prins, Demos senior fellow and former Goldman Sachs managing director, and Steve Hanke, Cato Institute senior fellow and former advisor to former Venezuelan president Caldera, discuss Goldman Sachs' controversial purchase of Venezuela's state-owned oil company bonds as the country's economy falters.

  • SENATOR MURRAY ASKS GOVT ETHICS OFFICE TO ASSESS IF TRUMP IN VIOLATION OF CONSTITUTION OVER HOTEL PAYMENTS.

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate committee overseeing pensions on Monday asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution and federal bans on conflicts of interest. Trump may be profiting from the retirement plans of millions of our nations public servants, Senator Patty...

  • Jes Staley, CEO of Barclays.

    Staley was criticized for attempting to unmask an internal whistleblower, spurring investigations by regulators.

  • Pedestrians pass the Trump Park Avenue building in New York.

    Trump's companies own more than 400 condo units and home lots whose sale could steer millions of dollars to Trump, according to USA Today.

  • Trump's travel triggering ethics concerns

    Trump's visits to his Florida estate are raising concerns.

  • *Paris climate accord, Trump election behind recent surge. The $23 trillion "sustainable, responsible and impact" investment sector has received a rush of money since the Paris climate agreement and, more recently, in protest against U.S. Europe is the dominant region for such investments, with $12.04 trillion, followed by the United States, with $8.72 trillion,...

  • *Paris climate accord, Trump election behind recent surge. The $23 trillion "sustainable, responsible and impact" investment sector has received a rush of money since the Paris climate agreement and, more recently, in protest against U.S. Europe is the dominant region for such investments, with $12.04 trillion, followed by the United States, with $8.72 trillion,...