Wednesday, September 18, 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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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

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The secret GOP plan to keep power

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NY judge resigns after posting noose image on Facebook

After posting the image of a noose with the words “Make America Great Again” on his Facebook page, an upstate New York...

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action