James Baker: Trump’s White House Needs Strong Chief of Staff

James Baker: Trump's White House Needs Strong Chief of Staff
Trump exempts four ex-lobbyists from ethics rules
President Donald Trump needs to bring its staff under control by empowering a strong chief of staff and giving him or her the "authority to run the place," James Baker, who served as President George H.W. Bush's chief of staff, said Thursday. "I'm not

It would appear that President Trump has granted waivers to several of his top advisors, making them exempt from ethics rules and free to work with lobbying and advocacy groups outside of the White House. On Wednesday, the White House released several

WHITE HOUSE Trump releases ethics waivers for senior officials

The White House has granted 14 ethics waivers. Kellyanne Conway is permitted under an ethics waiver issued to her to contact and interact with clients of her political polling company. AP. WASHINGTON — The White House has granted 14 ethics waivers to. While he said he doesn't know who the new chief of staff will be, he did say he knows who it won't be — Steve Bannon. One rumored replacement is lobbyist David Urban, who once served as chief of staff to the late Sen. Arlen Specter. “Choosing Urban …
Trump's Midnight Dump of Ethics Waivers Should End "Drain the Swamp Illusion"
Trump's Midnight Dump of Ethics Waivers Should End "Drain the Swamp Illusion"

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 …

The White House released ethics waivers for ex-lobbyists and numerous others who have joined the government. The White House granted 14 waivers, including one for Kellyanne Conway. The White House on Wednesday night released 14 ethics waivers. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Trump administration has stacked its ranks with former lobbyists and corporate executives — several of whom have been allowed to work with former clients or on issues they used to work on. The White House has made public

FILE – In this May 10, 2017 file photo, Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, speaks during an interview outside the White House, in Washington. The White House on May 31 posted on its … more. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP. Image 2 of 3.

The White House Is Handing Out Ethics Waivers to Staff Like Candy
The White House Is Handing Out Ethics Waivers to Staff Like Candy

FILE – In this May 22, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Jerusalem. [AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File]. Thursday. Posted at 12:03 PM Updated at 12:03 PM. Share. Stories from Headlines Network. By Matea Gold The Washington Post.

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,

Trump exempts senior staff from ethics rules
Trump exempts senior staff from ethics rules

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

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Trump Has Secretly Been Granting Ethics Waivers To 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

Trump exempts four ex-lobbyists from ethics rules
Trump exempts four ex-lobbyists from ethics rules

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 …


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