During a press briefing, Psaki said Biden "of course wants former governor McAuliffe to be the future governor of Virginia."
A viral TikTok showing a woman surprising her boyfriend at college, now known as "Couch Guy," led to theories that he was cheating on her.
Linda Lacewell taught a New York University law school class called "Ethics in Government: Investigation and Enforcement."
The Trump Organisation held failed talks with Parler to become a part-owner, BuzzFeed News reported. Parler offered a 40% stake in exchange for Trump making the app his go-to social media platform. The talks could have violated anti-bribery laws, ethics experts told BuzzFeed. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
Walter Shaub Jr., a former director of the US Office of Government Ethics, accused Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, of being a “partisan loyalist” determined to help President Donald Trump. GSA is the part of the US government that authorizes the start of a presidential transition. […]
It’s going to be hard for Joe Biden to do all the things he’s promised on his first day in office. His “day one” pledges include everything from re-entering an international climate change deal to putting in place an action plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Candidates often make lofty […]
Eric Trump made an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” where he pushed back against reports about President Trump’s finances. In response to a recentThe New York Times report that revealed how an array of favour-seeking corporations and foreign governments patronized Trump properties, Trump said on Sunday that his father has […]
President Donald Trump made two surprise appearances on the second night of the Republican National Convention – and in both he broke ethical norms by using the powers of the presidency to promote his reelection campaign. In the first instance, Trump pardoned Jon Ponder, a bank robber turned activist, at […]
The US House Ethics Committee ruled on Friday that Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan used campaign money for personal purposes in violation of federal law. Tlaib’s violation was “one of bad timing and not ill intent” and she “engaged in good faith efforts to comply” with federal requirements, the Ethics […]
Kanye West’s actions over the past month have attracted attention, concern, and headlines. West has openly discussed his bipolar disorder in the past, as well as his reluctance to seek professional treatment like medication. His wife Kim Kardashian West issued a statement asking for “compassion and empathy” from the media […]
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sent nearly $US30,000 in taxpayer funds to a limited liability company, and may have violated House rules by doing so, Politico reported. Gaetz disclosed that he made 14 separate payments of $US2,000 each to the company, which is linked to a former White House aide who […]
Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz spent almost $US200,000 in taxpayer funds to rent office space from a longtime friend and campaign donor, Politico reported. Gaetz and the donor, Collier Merrill, have reportedly known each other for decades, and Merrill is also an adviser and legal client of Gaetz’s. Their rental […]
Hello, Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider’s weekly healthcare newsletter. Hello from rainy Brooklyn, in which we’ve managed to restock the pantry and are contemplating how to make masks (In the meantime, fleece ski neck tubes seem to fit the bill). The decade that was March is finally over. Can you […]
Tinslee Lewis, an 11-month-old who was born prematurely and has a rare heart defect, has been on life support since July 2019. According to medical professionals at Cook Children’s Medical Centre in Fort Worth, Texas, where Lewis is being cared for, the baby won’t recover and should be taken off […]
Alabama’s state legislature passed a bill, known as House Bill 379, that will require convicted child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration prior to their release. While surgical castration involves the physical removal of the testicles, chemical castration relies on a drug to reduce the person’s testosterone activity to pre-puberty […]
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine gave a speech in February at a Christian ministry’s fundraising dinner, which advertised $US10,000-a-table sponsorships. NASA said Bridenstine was approved to attend the event in his official capacity. Bridenstine expressed his support for the ministry and its mission, saying he likes the idea of “institutional” but […]
Google announced an ethics board last week that would monitor the firm’s use of artificial intelligence. It has already been canned. An AI expert, Joanna Bryson, who was a member of the now-dead AI ethics board has criticised the company on Twitter and to the press for “pulling the plug […]