Government Oversight

Breaking: Senate committee says Trump Jr. and former campaign official to testify
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The Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will be testifying for their investigation into Russian meddling and alleged collusion. They indicated that the public testimony would take place the following Wednesday. The president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, who also attended the meeting, is scheduled to testify […]

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Oregon's bike tax met with resistance by Republicans, cycling advocates
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Oregonians love to ride bikes, and their government officials will happily let you know about it.

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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher asks NASA experts a vitally important question about Mars
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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) asked a panel of experts Tuesday during a House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing if there was ever “a civilization” on Mars. In a question to a panel of planetary scientists, Rohrabacher asked: “You have indicated that Mars had, was totally different thousands of years ago. Is it possible […]

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The Right and Left React to Russia, Health Care and More
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Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum on how well government is working and the news of the week.

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Lawyer for President Says No Laws Broken When Trump Jr. Agreed to Meeting
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A lawyer for President Donald Trump said Sunday that no laws were broken when the president’s eldest son agreed to a meeting in June 2016 to hear what was described as a Russian government offer of allegedly damaging information about Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Walter Shaub’s Ethics Recommendations for the Government
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Mr. Shaub, the departing director of the Office of Government Ethics, says the Trump administration has exposed weaknesses in the United States’ ethics laws.

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Outgoing Ethics Chief: U.S. Is ‘Close to a Laughingstock’
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Walter M. Shaub Jr., the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics, said actions by President Trump and his administration had created a historic ethics crisis.

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