Trump names new acting government ethics chief

David Apol replaces Walter Shaub, who resigned earlier this month from the agency. Shaub resigned after repeated conflicts with the Trump administration over how it has applied government ethics standards to White House and agency officials. Photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has named a veteran lawyer to oversee the government’s ethics agency until a new permanent chief is selected. The Office of Government Ethics confirmed Friday that Trump designated...

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