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Saudi Visit Boosts Trump Hotel Earnings After 2-Year Loss: Report

Associates of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman stayed at Trump International Hotel in Columbus Circle during a March visit.<p>COLUMBUS CIRCLE, NY — When …

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'Yikes': NYT Reports Personal Attorney Michael Cohen Secretly Taped Talk With Trump About Playboy Model Payoff

President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen, the <i>New York Times</i> reported on Friday, secretly recorded a conversation with the …

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Sarah Sanders Broke The Law When She Attacked Restaurant That Kicked Her Out

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders broke the law when she used her official government position to attack a restaurant that kicked …

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Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics laws

The former director of the Office of Government Ethics said on Saturday that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s decision to tweet …

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Sanders May Have Broken the Law After Being Booted From Restaurant, Says Ex-White House Ethics Chief

After being asked to leave the a restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders took to Twitter. But while she …

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Did Sarah Sanders violate federal ethics with her viral tweet? Dem lawmaker pushes investigation

A former Obama administration official accuses White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders of violating federal ethics regulations when she confirmed via Twitter that she had been kicked out of the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia.<p>Now, one Democratic lawmaker is calling for an …

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An Ethics Expert Explains Why This Sarah Huckabee Sanders Tweet Violates Ethics Law

On Friday night, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her family were asked to leave a Virginia restaurant. The next day, Sanders decided to tweet about the incident from her official White House Twitter account.<p>"Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to …

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Ex-ethics chief: Melania Trump's visit to migrant shelter a 'flim flam con job'

Former federal ethics chief Walter ShaubWalter Michael ShaubWH lawyer in charge of policing Trump officials' ethics to leave: report Ex-White House …

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Walter Shaub: No Bottom to 'Ethics Catastrophe' With Scott Pruitt

Former Director of Government Ethics Walter Shaub said Environmental Protection chief Scott Pruitt "seems to be fundamentally unfit for public …

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Former ethics chief says Melania Trump has made quite a bit of money since becoming first lady

Walter Shaub is the former government ethics chief. As we speak he has been poring over Trump’s released financial forms. He tweeted out this just a …

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Financial Disclosure Showing Trump Payment to Cohen Is 'Tantamount to a Criminal Referral,' Former White House Ethics Chief Says

Following Wednesdays's revelations regarding President Donald Trump's payment to his lawyer, Michael Cohen, in 2016, former White House ethics chief …

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Ex-White House ethics chief: Trump just admitted filing false financial disclosure

The former director of the Office of Government Ethics on Thursday said that revelations that President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire …

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Former ethics chief: Trump tweet on ‘Southern White House’ an effort to 'monetize the presidency'

The former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics criticized President Trump for promoting his Mar-a-Lago property as the “Southern White …

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Trump Crime Caught In Progress As He Publicly Monetizes The Presidency

Former White House ethics chief Walter Shaub warned that Trump is trying to monetize the presidency by referring to his private club as the “Southern …

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Trump Uses Barbara Bush’s Funeral To Promote His Private Club

While dignitaries and government officials from around the world gathered in Houston, TX for Barbara Bush’s funeral, Donald Trump used the funeral to …

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Ethics director, staff meditated daily to cope with chaos in Trump administration

The former director of the Office of Government Ethics said he would round up staffers for daily meditation sessions as a way to cope with the Trump …

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Ethics Staff Tried Group Meditation to Cope With ‘Chaos’ of White House

The never-ending scandals and pure, unmitigated chaos of the Trump White House is stressful for everyone, but especially for the Office of Government …

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Former U.S. watchdog says Trump administration a 'crisis,' marks ethical low point

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Walter Shaub never actually talked to Donald Trump during their overlapping tenure in the United States government.<p>Shaub quit his …

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Walter Shaub: Staff Used Meditation to Cope With Trump Admin 'Chaos'

Former White House ethics chief Walter Shaub said he began using meditation sessions to help his 70-person staff cope with the "chaos" of President …

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John Bolton: The conservative hawk tapped by Trump

Marc Short<br>The White House director of legislative affairs announced he will leave his post effective July 20. Short, one of the administration's …

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Former officials slam reported White House non-disclosure agreements

President Donald Trump had senior administration officials sign agreements muzzling them from discussing confidential information even after leaving …

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‘Celebrity Apprentice’: White House Edition

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Exclusive: Defense Dept. charged nearly $140,000 at Trump branded properties

<b>(CNN) —</b> Defense Department employees charged just over $138,000 at Trump branded properties in the first eight months of Donald Trump's presidency, according to a CNN review of hundreds of records.<p>Charges on the department-issued Visa cards, which span from Honolulu to Washington, DC, are the most …

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Who Left The Trump Administration (& How Long They Lasted) In One Handy List

Nothing paints a more accurate picture of the Trump administration's high staff turnover than the fact that "one Scaramucci" is now a measurement of …

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CNN's Shaub: The Trump Administration Has 'Declared War on Expertise'

During an appearance on CNN's <i>New Day</i> Tuesday morning, Former Director for the Office of Government Ethics and Trump critic Walter Shaub suggested …

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The list of White House leavers keeps getting longer

Donald Trump announced the abrupt sacking of his Secretary of State over Twitter in a move which apparently blindsided the top diplomat.<p>Mr Tillerson …

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Resignations And Firings From The Trump Administration

Despite President Trump's reassurances that his White House is not in chaos, the departures of top aides and key members of his administration paint …

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Gary Cohn to quit Trump White House

Gary Cohn, President Trump's top economic adviser, is going to leave the administration in the coming weeks. The New York Times, which was first to …

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Kushner heading to Mexico to meet with Peña Nieto

Jared Kushner is heading to Mexico, along with State Department and National Security Council staff, to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto and …

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Oil industry looks to embrace the future of low carbon and high tech

One of the world's largest energy conferences is focusing on new technologies to help big oil and gas companies cut costs and carbon emissions. …

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