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Politics 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...