WHITE HOUSE Trump releases ethics waivers for senior officials
President Donald J. Trump's White House granted 14 waivers of its ethics rules, including to top advisers on politics and energy issues, allowing them to weigh in on matters that could affect their own financial interests and those of their former … . For the executive branch, ethics rules exist to ensure that the integrity of White House officials aren't compromised by conflicts of interest. But President Trump's administration's move to issue ethics waivers to Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway …
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White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway were two of 11 Trump administration staffers who received ethics waivers, according to a list made public Wednesday evening. In addition to the 11 named staffers,
The White House on Wednesday evening released its list of waivers to the Trump administration ethics pledge, exempting at least a dozen White House officials from the rules. The list includes ex-lobbyists who joined the administration to work on policy … . How much sway does top White House political strategist Steve Bannon have over Breitbart News, the publication he formerly ran before taking a job at the Trump administration? While there's no way to know for certain, a newly revealed White House … . The White House on Wednesday disclosed a group of former lobbyists working in President Donald Trump's administration who have been issued ethics waivers, following a request from the U.S. government's ethics agency. The list of at least 11 waivers. Seventeen appointees within the Trump administration have been granted ethics waivers from the White House allowing them to be exempt from specific laws regarding conflicts of interest, The Washington Post reports. Four of these appointees are former
White House grants ethics waivers to Kellyanne Conway, Steve Bannon, among other senior staffers
According to Politico, Trump's executive order on ethics aimed to limit lobbyists' role in the Trump administration, as well as restrict government employees' work for former clients or employers. Trump signed this order at the very beginning of his … . Pool/ WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 24: President Donald Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry in the Oval Office of the White House January 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Looking on are White House Chief
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump presented himself as the ultimate outsider who would rid Washington of special interest corruption and “drain the swamp.” And immediately after taking office, he signed a flashy executive order tightening …