Category Archives: Ethics

“Drain the Swamp?” — Please

President Trump signed an executive order in late January — echoing language first endorsed by Mr. Obama — ostensibly prohibiting lobbyists and lawyers hired as political appointees from working for two years on “particular” government matters that involved their former … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara, Sally Yates & James Comey: “You are Fired!”

It is “Apprentice” live! FBI Director Comey is the latest official to fall foul of Trump mid-investigation. Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara had previously been dismissed As … Continue reading

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The Republican Party is sociopathic: If you didn’t know that already, the health care bill should make it clear

Posted on Salon.com SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 01:00 PM EDT Republicans have long since left normal politics behind and veered into irresponsible, sadistic misbehavior CHAUNCEY DEVEGA Paul Ryan; Donald Trump; Kevin McCarthy (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) On Thursday, Republicans in the House … Continue reading

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What Ivanka Trump doesn’t know will hurt us all

Posted on Salon.com SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 05:00 PM EDT I read “Women Who Work” so you don’t have to. Ivanka’s “successful businesswoman” reputation is kind of a sham ERIN KEANE Ivanka Trump (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux) Ivanka Trump’s new book … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DOES A POLITICIAN COST? A GROUNDBREAKING STUDY REVEALS THE INFLUENCE OF MONEY IN POLITICS.

Posted On The Intercept.com Jon Schwarz May 4 2017, 9:07 a.m. An ingenious new Roosevelt Institute study on the influence of money on politics begins with an incredible story about how the world actually works: In the spring of 1987, Paul … Continue reading

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State Department Promotes Ivanka Trump’s Book In Another Ethics Blunder

HUFFINGTON POST — POLITICS 05/04/2017 04:55 pm ET | Updated 22 hours ago C’mon, folks. Not pushing the Trumps’ private business is not that hard. By Laura Bassett A State Department office retweeted Ivanka Trump’s post promoting her new book on … Continue reading

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Government Ethics Office Drops Bomb On Ivanka Trump And Husband Jared Kushner

First posted on Liberals Unite May 1, 2017 by Samuel Warde No Comments The Government Ethics Office releases the rules that apply to Ivanka Trump in her capacity as advisor to the president. Ivanka Trump must provide detailed financial disclosures … Continue reading

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