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Democrats Pitch Voting Rights, Ethics Overhaul With Focus on Trump Latest 2018 campaign theme reminiscent of 2006

May 21, 2018...Congressional Democrats have returned to a playbook that might look familiar to anyone around Capitol Hill back in 2006.

Shaub: Trump’s ‘Wall of Secrecy’ Could Extend to Ethics Report Financial disclosure forms could offer clues about Stormy Daniels, ex-Ethics head says

May 15, 2018...Updated 8:56 p.m. | President Donald Trump filed his annual financial disclosure to a government ethics watchdog on Tuesday, but it’s not yet clear whether he reported reimbursing his attorney for payments made to Stormy Daniels or when the public will see the document. 

Former Bush Ethics Lawyer Painter to Run for Senate as Democrat Will challenge incumbent Democrat Tina Smith in Minnesota

Apr 30, 2018...Richard Painter, a former chief ethics lawyer in George W. Bush’s administration, will challenge incumbent Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith this year as a Democrat.

Trump Critic Praises Trump Pick for Ethics Office Walter Shaub says pick offers stability amid chaos

Feb 8, 2018...Walter Shaub Jr. has blasted the Trump White House for creating an “ethics crisis,” but the previous head of the Office of Government Ethics now is offering praise for the administration’s choice for his successor.

No Word From Kim on Canceling Nuke Summit, Trump Says U.S. president: 'We haven't seen anything. We haven't heard anything.'

May 16, 2018...Updated 12:54 p.m. | President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration has received no official notification from the North Korean government about canceling a summit with Kim Jong Un over the dictator’s nuclear arms and long-range missile programs.

Ethics Office Scolds Scott Pruitt as Allegations Mount EPA chief under scrutiny for cozy rent deal, lavish spending

Apr 9, 2018...The Office of Government Ethics has put EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on notice over continued allegations of ethical lapses, including a questionable rental agreement, exorbitant travel at taxpayer expense and questions over his demotions or reassignments of staff who did not agree with him.

It’s Trump’s Party Now As the GOP remakes itself in the president’s image, defectors can’t win

Apr 19, 2018...It was once Paul D. Ryan’s party, built on the union of upright Middle American values and America’s competitive advantage in the world.

Analysis: 3 Contradictions From Trump Team on Stormy Daniels Payment What did the president know? When did he know it?

May 3, 2018...President Donald Trump and one of his new attorneys admit he reimbursed his longtime fixer for a payment made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels, a striking reversal from what the president said just a few weeks ago. But team Trump’s attempts to clear up the matter is full of contradictions.

White House Mum About Trump’s Unprecedented Call for Senator’s Resignation President claims he knows ‘things’ about Tester but shares no details

May 2, 2018...Historians and analysts say President Donald Trump’s call for a sitting United States senator to resign over a dispute about a nominee is unprecedented — yet, White House officials are mum about the provocative move.

Trump Continues Attack on Comey, Again Defends Flynn President lashes out after leaks of fired FBI director’s memos about him

Apr 20, 2018...President Donald Trump on Friday defended former national security adviser Michael Flynn and slammed former FBI Director James B. Comey, implying his own Justice Department should have blocked publication of the latter’s memoir.