Articles about Office of Government Ethics

US government's ethics chief resigns following clashes with Trump

07 Jul 2017

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US government's ethics chief resigns following clashes with Trump

Walter Shaub, director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), has announced his resignation after repeatedly clashing with President Donald Trump.

Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

29 May 2017

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Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

President Donald Trump came out in support of his son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner, following reports that he had tried setting up secret back-channels for communication with Russia.

Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

27 May 2017

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Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

On May 27, it was reported that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had spoken to Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kisylak, in December.

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

26 May 2017

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Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

On May 26, it was reported that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was facing FBI scrutiny as part of the investigation into Russia, according to US media reports.

White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

02 Apr 2017

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White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

The White House recently started to release the financial disclosure forms of 180 top officials including President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Trump's son-in-law Kushner ends development talks with the Chinese firm

30 Mar 2017

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Trump's son-in-law Kushner ends development talks with the Chinese firm

Jared Kushner's company and China's Anbang Insurance Group Co. have ceased their talks to redevelop an office tower in Manhattan, which had earlier attracted scrutiny on the grounds of ethics.

Trump's son-in-law in $4 bn deal with Chinese

14 Mar 2017

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Trump's son-in-law in $4 bn deal with Chinese

Sources revealed that the company run by the family of Donald Trump's son-in-law is to receive $400 million from a Chinese company, investing in a tower in Manhattan.

The conflict of interest on Trump's immigration ban

27 Jan 2017

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The conflict of interest on Trump's immigration ban

According to reports, President Trump is set to sign an executive order which would suspend all entries to the United States from 7 Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East.

President Trump resigns from Trump Organization

24 Jan 2017

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President Trump resigns from Trump Organization

According to a statement released by White House spokesperson Sean Spicer, United States President Donald Trump on Monday resigned from the Trump Organization.

Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments to businesses

23 Jan 2017

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Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments to businesses

A group of ethics lawyers are planning to sue President Donald Trump for allegedly violating the US Constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.

US DoJ: Trump can appoint son-in-law as White House adviser

22 Jan 2017

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US DoJ: Trump can appoint son-in-law as White House adviser

The US Department of Justice stated that Donald Trump would not be breaking federal anti-nepotism laws by appointing his son-in-law as an adviser to the White House.

Highlights of President-elect Donald Trump's press conference

12 Jan 2017

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Highlights of President-elect Donald Trump's press conference

US President-elect Donald Trump faced a wide array of questions during his first press conference since July 2016.

Trump names son-in-law as senior White House adviser

10 Jan 2017

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Trump names son-in-law as senior White House adviser

US President-elect Donald Trump has named Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, as a senior White House adviser.