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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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Tag: rules

01 Feb 2017 – Republicans change rules so Democrats can’t block controversial Trump Cabinet picks

The Senate committee has approved President Donald Trump’s picks for Health and Treasury secretaries after majority Republicans suspended the panel’s rules. Republicans faced a second day of sitting in a half-empty hearing chamber as Democrats launched a boycott of Mr Trump’s cabinet nominees. The rule they suspended required at least one Democrat to be present

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