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Politics Ethics

  • INDIANAPOLIS— President Donald Trump's pick to oversee Medicare and Medicaid advised Vice President Mike Pence on health care issues while he was Indiana's governor, a post she maintained amid a web of business arrangements— including one that ethics experts say conflicted with her public duties. The company holds a financial stake in the health care...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The White House should consider disciplinary action against presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway for appearing to violate government ethics rules by publicly endorsing Ivanka Trump products, the Office of Government Ethics wrote in a letter made public on Tuesday. The letter, dated Monday and addressed to a White House ethics official,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The White House should investigate whether presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway violated government ethics rules when she made a public endorsement of Ivanka Trump products, and consider disciplinary action, the Office of Government Ethics said in a letter on Tuesday. The White House did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

  • SHANGHAI— President Donald Trump is poised to receive something Tuesday that he has been trying to get from China for a decade: trademark rights to his own name. Trump's late triumph in the fight to wrest back his brand for construction services could prove to be the first of many intellectual property victories in China during his presidency.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- A congressional committee said on Thursday it was seeking a review into whether senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway had violated ethics rules by using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, a day after he attacked a retailer for dropping them. I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway...

  • Kellyanne's conflict of interest concerns

    Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Florida), ranking member of the U.S. House subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, discusses White House ethics concerns involving Kellyanne Conway.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The U.S. Senate voted on Friday to confirm Representative Tom Price as the top U.S. healthcare official, putting a determined opponent of Obamacare in position to help President Donald Trump dismantle the healthcare law. The Senate voted 52-47 to approve the conservative Georgia Republican and orthopedic surgeon as secretary of the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The U.S. Senate voted on Friday to confirm Representative Tom Price as the top U.S. healthcare official, putting a determined opponent of Obamacare in position to help President Donald Trump dismantle the healthcare law. The Senate voted 52-47 to approve the conservative Georgia Republican and orthopedic surgeon as the secretary of the...

  • Kellyanne Conway

    Conway's comment "isn't just gross and unethical but it's illegal," Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe says.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- A Congressional committee said on Thursday it was seeking a review into whether senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway had violated ethics rules by using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, a day after he attacked a retailer for dropping them. I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway drew sharp criticism from a top Republican lawmaker and complaints on Thursday over the ethics of using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, a day after he attacked a retailer for dropping them. I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway told Fox News...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway drew sharp criticism from a top Republican lawmaker and complaints on Thursday over the ethics of using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, a day after he attacked a retailer for dropping them. I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway told Fox News...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway drew sharp criticism and complaints on Thursday over the ethics of using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, a day after Trump attacked a retailer for dropping them. I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway told Fox News in an interview from the...

  • I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway told Fox News in an interview from the White House. The White House and the OGE did not respond to requests for comment. On Wednesday President Trump attacked department store chain Nordstrom Inc for dropping his daughter's products, drawing intense criticism for using a White House twitter platform to intervene in a...

  • "I will not participate personally and substantially in any particular matter in which I know that I have a financial interest directly and predictably affected by the matter" without a waiver from government ethics officials, Andrew Puzder wrote in the nine-page filing, dated Tuesday and obtained by The Associated Press. Asked on a separate Senate...

  • WASHINGTON— The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a national cable television appearance from the White House. Chaffetz also said he will write a formal letter to the White House lodging his irritation. He said White House press secretary Sean Spicer's remark that Conway has...

  • "I will not participate personally and substantially in any particular matter in which I know that I have a financial interest directly and predictably affected by the matter" without a waiver from government ethics officials, Andrew Puzder wrote in the nine-page filing, dated Tuesday and obtained by The Associated Press. Lamar Alexander, whose committee...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The U.S. Senate panel tasked with vetting labor secretary nominee and fast-food executive Andrew Puzder will hold his confirmation hearing on Feb.16, now that his ethics paperwork has been submitted to Congress, a committee spokesman said Wednesday. Puzder's certification from the Office of Government Ethics arrived at the Senate...

  • Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump.

    Trump's tweet pulls him back into a debate over whether he did enough to distance himself from his family's businesses.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The U.S. Senate panel tasked with vetting labor secretary nominee Andrew Puzder, executive of a fast-food company, has received the ethics paperwork that is needed to proceed with the confirmation process, a spokesman for Puzder said on Wednesday. The delays in completing the paperwork stem from the complexities surrounding how Puzder will...