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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (left) failed to divest himself of certain holdings, said the ethics office. Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price squandered about $341,000 in government funds, according to the HHS inspector general's report. Mr. Price left his position last September.
testifies before a House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Space Subcommittee and House Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee joint hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) (Associated Press photographs)

Price, Ross under fire for ethical lapses, travel costs, business holdings

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Watchdogs fired a double-barrel shot at the Trump administration for ethical lapses last week, ruling the Health and Human Services Department should have stopped its former secretary’s lavish travel plans, and that current Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. is financially entangled with businesses he shouldn’t be.

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AP meeting with FBI raises ethical questions

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Peter Strzok escorted out of FBI building

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Anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok was escorted out of the bureau's headquarters Friday, one day after an explosive report by the Justice Department inspector said his behavior had hurt the venerable law agency's reputation for fairness.

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Justice Department IG: FBI missed biased text messages

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The FBI missed critical text messages showing top employees' anti-Trump bias, and it took investigators three attempts and the use of Defense Department technology to uncover them, the Justice Department inspector general told senators Monday.