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Exiting Ethics Chief Walter Shaub Calls Trump White House 'A Disappointment'

Shaub, who announced he would resign on Thursday, says his successor should be someone "who's shown respect for the ethical norms and traditions, and is independent."
Walter Shaub resigned this week as director of the Office of Government Ethics, effective later this month. Source: Claire Harbage

Walter Shaub Jr., outgoing director of the Office of Government Ethics, says there's a new normal for ethics in the Trump administration.

"Even when we're not talking strictly about violations, we're talking about abandoning the norms and ethical traditions of the executive branch that have made our ethics program the gold standard in the world until now," Shaub told All

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