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Politics Ethics

  • 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...

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

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's attorneys initially wanted him to submit an updated financial disclosure without certifying the information as true, according to correspondence with the Office of Government Ethics. Attorney Sheri Dillon said she saw no need for Trump to sign his 2016 personal financial disclosure because he is filing voluntarily...

  • President Donald Trump's corporate trust is selling a multimillion-dollar Caribbean resort, presenting an enticing new way for a wealthy interest to get the president's attention and creating a fresh ethical dilemma for a first family dogged by the repeated collision of its corporate ties and public service. Just in the past few days, the Kushner Companies,...

  • 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,...

  • *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,...

  • Lego Batman movie.

    Critics say that endorsing the film, for which Mnuchin was an executive producer, violated his ethics clause. NBC News reports.

  • Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has outlined measures he would take to untangle his ties to the pharmaceutical industry if confirmed by the Senate. In an ethics disclosure form filed with the Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday, Gottlieb said he would resign from multiple corporate...

  • Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has outlined measures he would take to untangle his ties to the pharmaceutical industry if confirmed by the Senate. In an ethics disclosure form filed with the Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday, Gottlieb said he would resign from multiple corporate...

  • CLAYTON: HAVE DISCUSSED POTENTIAL CONFLICTS AT LENGTH WITH SEC ETHICS OFFICE, OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS.

  • Traffic passes outside 666 Fifth Avenue in New York.

    Jared Kushner's father wants to close the deal on the family's 666 Fifth Ave. building, but his son's ties to the White House complicate things.

  • President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Agriculture Department said in Senate ethics disclosure forms that he would place his assets, which include part ownership of a grain merchandising company, into a blind trust. The divestiture plan was disclosed in filings posted online over the weekend by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

  • Kellyanne Conway is seen as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks at a press briefing at the White House.

    In an email, Apol said Passantino called to "reassure" the ethics office that he would "be taking appropriate action to address her conduct."

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- President Donald Trump's pick to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, passed a key hurdle toward his confirmation after a government ethics watchdog gave him a clearance, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. After a clearance is issued, the paperwork is then typically reviewed by the White House and sent to...

  • 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,...