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01 Mar 2017 – White House Says Kellyanne Conway Won’t Be Disciplined for Telling the Public to Buy Ivanka’s Products

“Consistent with this commitment to ethical compliance, the Office of White House Counsel immediately undertook a review of the facts and circumstances surrounding comments made by Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, relating to the business interests of the President’s daughter Ivanka Trump….” Passantino wrote in a letter to the OGE provided to The Daily

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09 Feb 2017 – Kellyanne Conway encourages Americans to ‘go buy Ivanka’s stuff,’ potentially violating ethics rules

§ 2635.702 Use of public office for private gain. An employee shall not use his public office for his own private gain, for the endorsement of any product, service or enterprise, or for the private gain of friends, relatives, or persons with whom the employee is affiliated in a nongovernmental capacity, including nonprofit organizations of

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08 Feb 2017 – Spicer: Nordstrom Dropping Ivanka Trump’s Line Is ‘Direct Attack’ On President

When asked why Nordstrom’s decision would be an attack on the President’s daughter after she supposedly removed herself from her company, Spicer said that the attack affects Ivanka Trump because the brand still bears her name. – Talking Points https://archive.is/75Nw9

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23 Jan 2017 – After ethics review, Senate postpones committee vote for Betsy DeVos

“Here’s some bullet points and a basic timeline: •Each senator present was given 5 minutes to address DeVos. (there were maybe 20 senators present, I didn’t count). •Democrats realized immediately they would not have enough time to ask all their questions and began asking about the committee leader about the opportunity of a second round of

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