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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

- The Washington Times

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.

In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shows foreign nationals being arrested this week during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP) ** FILE **

How GOP senators are rushing to support ICE

- The Washington Times

Republican senators called Thursday for the Senate to approve a resolution putting the chamber on record in support of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying the government's top deportation agency does critical work in keeping the country safe.

Members of Patriot Movement AZ gather outside of the U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement Removal Operations Field Offices in Phoenix, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, calling for support of ICE and strengthening the country's borders. (AP Photo/Annika Wolters)

Dems introduce first bill to abolish ICE

- The Washington Times

A handful of congressional Democrats on Thursday introduced the first bill to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, putting on paper the details of getting rid of the agency responsible for everything from deportations to stopping counterfeiters to nabbing online child sex predators.