Departing Ethics Boss Says Trump Making U.S. a 'Laughingstock"
July 17, 2017
America’s standing as the world’s leading ambassador for democratic, transparent government is in danger thanks to the ethical shortcomings of the Trump administration, the federal government’s top ethics officer argues in an interview published today.
Walter Shaub, Federal Government's Ethics Watchdog, Is Moving On
July 6, 2017
President Trump has paid little attention to federal ethics requirements since he took office and starting today – unfortunately - he’ll probably pay even less.
Congress Moves to Protect Whistleblowers at the VA
June 19, 2017
Congress moved last week to protect whistleblowers in the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs and to make it easier for officials to discipline or fire VA employees who neglect or mistreat patients.
Common Cause, Allies, Seek Review of Trump Contacts with Justice Department
June 13, 2017
Common Cause is among the co-signers of a letter sent today urging U.S. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz to examine and make recommendations designed to stop improper contacts by President Trump and the White House with officials of the Department of Justice accountable.
Is Trump About to Fire the Man Investigating Him?
June 13, 2017
Donald Trump made himself a television star by firing people. Washington is abuzz today with speculation that he’s about to revive that act in the White House, where it almost certainly would boomerang on him.