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Politics Ethics

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • H&M not out of the woods yet: Haitong

    Tony Shiret, senior food and retail analyst at Haitong, discusses H&M's latest earnings data.

  • Donald Trump resigns from his businesses

    President Trump has stepped away from his namesake company and more than 400 affiliated entities.

  • The lawsuit, brought by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, will allege that the Constitution's emoluments clause forbids payments to Trump's businesses. Trump does business with countries like China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, the group noted in a statement. It will be filed in federal court in Manhattan, Gupta said, and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for health secretary defended his vast healthcare stock holdings as being ethical and legal on Wednesday and said Americans who have gained coverage under Obamacare will not suddenly go without healthcare. The Georgia orthopedic surgeon spoke while testifying at a U.S. Senate committee hearing...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- A day after President-elect Donald Trump encouraged supporters to "Buy L.L. Bean," a U.S. ethics watchdog on Friday warned federal employees they must not endorse products or companies. Activists had called for a boycott following reports that a member of the family that owns L.L. Bean contributed to Trump's campaign. "Thank you to Linda Bean of...

  • BERLIN, Jan 13- Ten employees of United Technologies Corp's Pratt& Whitney unit, including the head of its F135 engine programme, have left the company after an internal audit uncovered an ethics issue linked to a visit by a South Korean delegation, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Three sources said the ethics problem occurred during a business...

  • Trump's business plan

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest on Trump's plans to break some ties with his businesses.

  • ETHICS ADVISER TO APPROVE ANY NEW DEALS TO AVOID ETHICS OR CONFLICT OF INTEREST CONCERNS- LAWYER.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stocks while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stock while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • In a series of tweets, Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow Democrats, who have vowed to preserve President Barack Obama's legacy-defining healthcare law even as Republicans move ahead with their long-running bid to scrap it. Representative Tom Price, a Georgia Republican, because of his reported...

  • Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday kept up his attacks on Democrats and Obamacare while calling for a bipartisan effort in Congress to come up with a healthcare alternative that would lower costs and improve care. In a series of tweets, Trump, who takes office later this month, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow...

  • Tillerson making a substantial financial sacrifice: Painter

    Discussing the news that secretary of State pick Rex Tillerson will sever ties with Exxon Mobile to avoid conflicts of interest, with Richard Painter, former chief White House ethics lawyer under George W. Bush.

  • With Trump set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20, Republicans will control both the White House and Congress for the first time since 2007.. The moment was overshadowed, however, by a an uproar over a surprise move by Republicans in the House of Representatives in a closed-door meeting late on Monday to weaken the independent Office of Congressional Ethics,...