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Politics Ethics

  • 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.

  • SHANGHAI— Since her father was elected president of the United States, global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise have surged and her company has applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the U.S. U.S. imports, almost all from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent last year. In addition to applying for the new trademarks,...

  • SHANGHAI— Since her father was elected president of the United States, global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise have surged and her company has applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the U.S. U.S. imports, almost all from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent last year. In addition to applying for the new trademarks,...

  • That night, the first daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, sat next to the president of China and his wife for a steak and Dover sole dinner at Mar-a-Lago. U.S. imports, almost all of them from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent last year, while sales hit record levels in 2017. In addition to winning the approvals from China, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at...

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • 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...