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Outgoing Ethics Chief says U.S. Is ‘Close to a Laughingstock’

Actions by President Trump and his administration have created a historic ethics crisis, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics said. He called for major changes in federal law to expand the power and reach of the oversight office and combat the threat. (more…)

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Walter Shaub, Government Ethics Director Who Fought With Trump, Resigns

The ethics watchdog who has badgered the Trump administration for months about conflicts of interest says he is leaving the federal government. (more…)

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White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway looks up during U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with health insurance company CEOs at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Government Ethics Office Expresses Concern About White House Not Disciplining Kellyanne Conway

The head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Thursday he was concerned about the White House decision not to discipline presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway after she publicly endorsed a clothing and jewelry line sold by President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump. (more…)

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