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Politics May 31White House says it granted 14 ethics waivers to staff
The White House late Wednesday posted on its website ethics waivers granted to four ex-lobbyists and numerous others who have joined government.
Politics May 24Longtime Trump attorney will represent president in ongoing Russia probe
Marc Kasowitz, who has a history of working on Trump's most nettlesome legal issues, will likely be part of a group of outside lawyers, according to two people familiar with the deliberations.
Politics May 23White House wants to halt ethics office’s inquiry into ex-lobbyists in administration
Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney is asking that ethics director Walter Shaub halt his inquiry into lobbyists-turned-Trump administration employees. Shaub fired back that the ethics office's request is well within bounds.
Politics May 19AP: Trump attorney didn’t want him to sign financial disclosure
Donald Trump's attorneys originally wanted him to submit an updated financial disclosure without certifying the information as true, according to correspondence with the Office of Government Ethics.
Politics May 02The Heritage Foundation ousts Jim DeMint after power struggle
Dozens of Republican in Congress wrote a love-letter of sorts to DeMint on Monday. They praised him for serving as an inspirational conservative figure "even when confronted by overwhelming opposition, bitter criticism and nagging skepticism."…
Politics Apr 13AP fact check: Do Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips cost $3 million?
The figure comes from a government report on a trip President Barack Obama made to Palm Beach, Florida, but the report's author tells The Associated Press that it's a mistake to apply those findings to Trump's travel.
Politics Apr 05‘Winter White House’ a winning brand for Trump’s business
A two-day summit with China's Xi Jinping follows five previous weekend trips that Trump has made to Mar-a-Lago in his 12 weeks in office.
Politics Apr 03Trump donates $78,333.32, his presidential salary so far, to National Park Service
President Donald Trump is donating the first three months of his salary to the National Park Service.
Politics Feb 24WATCH: President Trump speaks to conservatives at CPAC
It was a triumphal return to CPAC for President Trump, who was warmly welcomed by a crowd that loves pushback against the mainstream media.
Politics Feb 16A month into presidency, Trump prepares for a campaign rally
President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally Saturday in politically strategic Florida — 1,354 days before the 2020 election.