Tag: Office of Government Ethics

Chaffetz criticized for going after federal ethics official who spoke out against Trump

Source: Deseret News and KSL.com Rep. Jason Chaffetz drew criticism Friday for going after the federal ethics official who spoke out against President-elect Donald Trump’s handling of potential conflicts of interest. Several government watchdog groups and congressional Democrats said the Utah Republican, who is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, should stay

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Chaffetz wants to probe ethics of federal ethics director critical of Trump

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Rep. Jason Chaffetz has repeatedly brushed off calls to probe Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, and now he’s threatened to investigate — and possibly subpoena — a federal ethics official who has criticized the president-elect. Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to Walter Shaub Jr., director

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