Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: ethics

House passes HR 1 – a sweeping anti-corruption bill to get...

“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”

Government ethics office refuses to certify Wilbur Ross’ financial disclosure

“Trump’s own ethics watchdog today confirmed that Secretary Ross violated his ethics agreement and federal ethics laws by lying about stock holdings he was supposed to divest.”

Facing 17 ethics investigations and a subpoena from House Dems, Ryan...

"As the new Congress comes into session, Democrats must dig into the corruption at Trump's Interior Department that exploits our lands and waters for the benefit of corporate profits instead of the American people."

15 actions that can shut down Trump’s assault on immigrant families

Simply put, Trump’s plan is ethnic cleansing. Here are things you can do to help.

The mad king

Who knows what a mad king will do when no adults remain to supervise him?

Ethics and empire: an open letter from Oxford scholars

Good and evil may be meaningful terms of analysis for theologians. They are useless to historians.

Ethics chief announces resignation due to Trump’s dubious conduct

Walter Shaub Jr. is not the first member of Trump's administration to resign due to ethics flaws.

Senators raise ethics concerns about Trump’s Deputy White House Counsel

Neither Passantino nor the White House has responded to the legislators’ letter.

Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘there’s no...

In one case, an official working on energy regulation recently lobbied for oil and coal companies – but the White House won’t say whether he received an ethics waiver.

Congressman under criminal investigation for campaign finance violations

“Rep. Hunter has shown a blatant disregard for the rules, spending tens of thousands of dollars from his campaign for his personal benefit.”

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Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

The US is quietly opening shelters for babies and young kids. One has 12...

One of the infants is just 2 weeks old and was born in the United States, making the child a U.S. citizen in the custody of the federal refugee agency.

The good news about Trump’s very bad environment speech

It’s hard to find the nuggets of good news in the media these days. Many people are so burnt out on the...