Post Tagged with: "ethics"

May 4, 2011 05:10

Obama waives own ethics rules 32 times

Obama publicly bragged about instituting ethics rules but quietly issues executive orders giving himself waivers to them. Sounds like his claim of transparency and then stonewalling at every turn. Its the Chicago community organizer way.

October 4, 2010 05:21

Maxine Waters Triggers FDIC Probe – Barney Frank involved

An ethics investigation into Rep. Maxine Waters (D.-Calif.) has found that “connections to prominent people” were a consideration in giving millions of TARP dollars to an unqualified failing bank in which her husband was heavily invested.

September 2, 2010 07:18

New details emerge in ethics probe of fundraising, vote on Wall Street bill – old details stay hidden

Crowley left during the Dec. 10 debate over amendments to the legislation in order to attend his holiday fundraiser at financial industry lobbyist Julie Domenick’s home, which is also her office. He then came back and voted against amendments that would have strengthened the bill, the New York Times reported.?

August 30, 2010 07:36

Another Dem ethics problem in most ethical congress ever

Longtime Dallas congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson has awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships to four relatives and a top aide’s two children since 2005, using foundation funds set aside for black lawmakers’ causes.

August 9, 2010 12:31

Rangel to face new ethics complaint from conservative group

Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) faces a new ethics complaint Monday from a conservative watchdog group that questions the lawmaker’s support for a nonprofit group he had connections to.

August 3, 2010 07:58

Maxine, Barney, Fannie, Freddie & TARP Hanky-Panky

Maxine Waters’ OneUnited Bank ethics scandal includes Barney Frank, Treasury, Fannie and Freddie in $ 12,500,00 of taxpayer funds diverted to a corrupt bank to cover losses by Maxine Waters and her husband. Someone should go to jail.

July 30, 2010 04:57

Ethics panel brings 13 counts against embattled Rep. Rangel

Rangel is accused of improperly using his office to solicit donations for a school of public policy in his name at the City College of New York (CCNY); of using a rent-stabilized apartment in Harlem for his campaign office; of failing to report more than $600,000 on his financial disclosure report; and of failing to pay taxes on rental income from a villa he owns in the Dominican Republic.

July 26, 2010 04:57

Pelosi’s ‘most ethical congress ever’?

Now that Democrats face reelection they are suddenly calling for Rangel to step aside after two years of blocking ethics violation investigation.

March 31, 2010 08:51

The Audacity of Corruptocrats -most unethical congress in a decade

“Whether it’s powerful committee chairs flouting tax laws, rampant earmark abuse, or a Senate nominee in Illinois who was a former banker to the mob, this isn’t change any American can believe in.

March 12, 2010 01:00

GOP loses bid for ethics probe of Dem leaders

No surprise here. GOP trying to shine the light on Dem ethical lapses in the “most ethical Congress in history” according to Nancy Pelosi.