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new cdc director questioned about financial conflicts


a u.s. senator is criticizing the director of centers for disease control and prevention for an apparent financial conflict of interest that the senator says may prevent the director from doing her job.






new cdc director questioned about financial conflicts


new york (ap) — a u.s. senator is criticizing the director of centers for disease control and prevention for an apparent financial conflict of interest that the senator says may prevent the director from doing her job. dr. brenda fitzgerald became director of the atlanta-based cdc in july, and was required to sell a range […]






son of eu council head questioned over polish financial scam


the son of the european council president was questioned wednesday by a polish parliamentary commission as a witness within an investigation into one of the country's biggest financial scams.






sec nominee reveals possible wall street conflicts


washington (ap) — the wall street attorney chosen by president donald trump to head the securities and exchange commission has worked on many of the kinds of deals the agency regulates and represented some of the biggest financial firms. a financial disclosure report jay clayton filed with the government reveals clients that pose potential conflicts […]






richard cordray stepping down as consumer financial protection bureau director


richard cordray announced wednesday that he will step down at the end of the month as director of the consumer financial protection bureau. cordray was appointed by president obama as the first director of the bureau, which was created by the 2010 dodd-frank financial overhaul law. cordray’s term...






labor secretary nominee addresses conflicts of interest


president donald trump's nominee for secretary of labor has proposed avoiding conflicts of interest by resigning as ceo of his fast food empire, selling off hundreds of holdings and recusing himself from government decisions in which he has a financial interest, according to his ethics filings with the government.






for trump in white house, conflicts of interest range widely


new york (ap) — when it comes to avoiding conflicts of interest in the white house, president donald trump has ripped up the playbook in his first 100 days. most presidents have taken pains to avoid even any appearance that they might be exploiting their office for personal financial gain. trump doesn’t seem too worried. […]






lawsuit challenges trump's pick for consumer financial bureau


president donald trump's appointment of his budget director as interim director of a consumer financial protection agency championed by democrats was challenged in a lawsuit filed in federal court sunday night. leandra english, the federal official elevated to the position of interim director of...






trump's nominee for sec chief reveals possible conflicts of interest


the wall street attorney chosen by president trump to head the securities and exchange commission has worked on many of the kinds of deals the agency regulates and represented some of the biggest financial firms. a financial disclosure report jay clayton filed with the government reveals clients...






suit challenges trump's pick for consumer financial bureau


president donald trump's appointment of his budget director as interim director of a consumer financial protection agency championed by democrats was challenged in a lawsuit filed in federal court sunday night.






decision barring southwest lrt contractors questioned


to stem possible conflicts of interest, the metropolitan council banned the firms from working on the construction stage because they had worked on its earlier design and engineering phases. groups call ban ‘arbitrary’ and ‘misguided.’






decision barring southwest lrt contractors questioned


to stem possible conflicts of interest, the metropolitan council banned the firms from working on the construction stage because they had worked on its earlier design and engineering phases. groups call ban ‘arbitrary’ and ‘misguided.’






richard cordray is resigning as consumer financial protection bureau chief


richard cordray announced wednesday that he expects to step down before the end of the month as director of the consumer financial protection bureau. cordray was appointed by president obama as the first director of the bureau, which was created by the 2010 dodd-frank financial overhaul law. cordray’s...






labor secretary nominee addresses conflicts of interest


washington (ap) — president donald trump’s nominee for secretary of labor has proposed avoiding conflicts of interest by resigning as ceo of his fast food empire, selling off hundreds of holdings and recusing himself from government decisions in which he has a financial interest, according to his ethics filings with the government. “i will not […]






hobbs mayor’s undisclosed conflicts erode public confidence


we deserve ethical leadership and transparent financial dealings in government.






consumer protection chief cordray stepping down


his decision means president donald trump should soon get to install his own director atop the consumer protection financial bureau, a regulator set up in response to the 2008 financial crisis to police mortgages, credit cards and other financial products.






hobbs mayor’s undisclosed conflicts erode public confidence


commentary: we deserve ethical leadership and transparent financial dealings in government.






will james comey be questioned by new zealand police?


fbi director james comey is currently in new zealand and if kim dotcom has his way, comey could find himself being questioned by the new zealand police. the internet entrepreneur, who is wanted by the united states on multiple charges including fraud and copyright infringement, filed a complaint wit...






2 fight for control of consumer watchdog; court to weigh in


with emails, tweets and doughnuts, the two dueling acting directors battled for control of the nation's top financial watchdog agency, the consumer financial protection bureau, on monday. leandra english, who was elevated to interim director of the bureau late last week by its outgoing director,...






joe lieberman had too many conflicts to be fbi director


president donald trump is reportedly no longer considering former senator joe lieberman as a possible replacement for fired fbi director james comey. while concerns about lieberman’s lack of law enforcement experience and his ties to a law firm that has done business on trump’s behalf we...






richard cordray could step down soon, leaving the consumer financial protection


the republican push to oust richard cordray as director of the consumer financial protection bureau soon might get a boost from an unexpected source: cordray himself. cordray’s term as the bureau’s first and only director doesn’t expire until next summer. but there is widespread speculation that...






government ethics director who prodded trump resigns


washington (ap) — the government ethics director who prodded president donald trump’s administration over conflicts of interest is resigning to take a new job. walter shaub has been director of the office of government ethics. he is joining the campaign legal center, a nonprofit in washington that mostly focuses on violations of campaign finance law. […]






government ethics director who prodded trump resigns


the government ethics director who prodded president donald trump's administration over conflicts of interest is resigning to take a new job.






q&a: state lawmaker disclosures point to potential conflicts


the center for public integrity and the associated press analyzed financial disclosure reports from 6,933 state legislators around the country and found that three out of four lawmakers had income from other employment.






government ethics director who prodded trump resigns


washington (ap) — the government ethics director who prodded president donald trump’s administration over conflicts of interest is resigning to take a new job. walter shaub, director of the office of government ethics, is joining the campaign legal center, a nonprofit in washington that mostly focuses on violations of campaign finance law. both shaub and […]






un: global hunger rising with conflicts, climate shocks


the number of chronically hungry people in the world is on the rise again after a decade of declines, the united nations reported friday, citing intensifying conflicts, floods and droughts.






c.j.: pacer headliner jay leno is happy he doesn't have to do political humor on


"i never questioned anyone’s patriotism; i just questioned their judgment," he says in the first of a two-part interview.






utah auditor: no financial wrongdoing by wasatch group


salt lake city (ap) — the utah state auditor’s review of a group primed with guiding the future of the central wasatch mountains found no evidence of financial wrongdoing, conflicts of interest or oversight, but did not reach a conclusion on the group’s transparency practices. state auditor john dougall released the findings on tuesday into […]






lawsuit challenges trump's financial bureau appointment


a federal credit union in new york city has sued president donald trump, saying his acting director of the consumer financial protection bureau is "trying to minimize its existence."






trump’s anger with james comey had been boiling over for weeks


every time fbi director james comey appeared in public, an ever-watchful president trump grew increasingly agitated that the topic was the one that he was most desperate to avoid: russia. trump had long questioned comey's loyalty and judgment, and was infuriated by what he viewed as the director's...






suit seeks to stop trump from naming acting director of cfpb


washington (ap) — the government official president donald trump wants to pass over as acting director of the consumer financial protection bureau with his own budget chief is asking a federal court to block the president’s appointment. leandra english, who was elevated to the position of interim director of the cfpb by its outgoing director, […]






less than two months into trump's presidency, there is still no end in sight to


donald trump ran for office as a candidate so deeply enmeshed in his family business that just about any remedy short of selling the trump organization would lead to conflicts of interest for his presidency. two months later, that’s exactly what we’ve got: conflicts galore. trump made a big pre-inaugural...






how trump’s anger and impatience with james comey prompted him to fire the fbi d


every time fbi director james comey appeared in public, an ever-watchful president donald trump grew increasingly agitated that the topic was the one that he was most desperate to avoid: russia. trump had long questioned comey's loyalty and judgment, and was infuriated by what he viewed as the...






consumer financial watchdog's deputy director asks judge for injunction to repla


the deputy director of the consumer financial protection bureau is asking a federal judge for an injunction to install her as the agency’s acting chief in place of president trump’s appointee, mick mulvaney. the wednesday night legal filing by leandra english is the latest in the legal battle for...






richard cordray, obama-appointed director of consumer financial protection burea


new york (ap) — richard cordray, obama-appointed director of consumer financial protection bureau, says he will resign at month’s end.