Supreme Court Consort
Clarence Thomas stands accused of ethics violations.
“WTF Harlan Crow?” asks a disgusted nation.
The Senate’s mounting an investigation,
But we just have one burning question:
Why would anyone want to take Clarence Thomas along on vacation?
Trump’s Cabinet of Deplorables Truly Is Deplorable
“President Trump came to Washington promising to ‘drain the swamp.’ But after less than 13 months, more than 40 percent of the people he originally picked for Cabinet-level jobs have faced ethical or other controversies. And the list has grown quickly in recent weeks,” the Washington Post reports.
Prudent Advice for the Trump White House
“Important White House ethics rule: don’t lie to a grand jury.”
— Bush White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter, on Twitter.
Outgoing Ethics Chief Says U.S. a ‘Laughingstock’
“It’s hard for the United States to pursue international anticorruption and ethics initiatives when we’re not even keeping our own side of the street clean. It affects our credibility. I think we are pretty close to a laughingstock at this point.”
— Outgoing government ethics chief Walter Shaub, quoted by the New York Times.
They Skipped Ethics Class
Looking at Trump’s White House, there’s not much to compliment,
It seems like they go from crisis to emergency to predicament.
But when given the chance,
They said a firm No Thanks
To a course that would have taught them “leadership, ethics and management.”
A Conway Getaway
The backlash to her Ivanka ad must have astonished her,
And now the Ethics Office says Trump should admonish her.
This Kellyanne Conway antic
Goes far beyond ethics,
But don’t hold your breath waiting for Trump to punish her.