The Hill: New Trump ethics chief has battled with colleagues to loosen ethics rules: report


President Trump's pick to lead the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has clashed with outgoing chief Walter Shaub over how rigidly the agency enforces conflict-of-interest laws and other policies, according to a new report.


Shaub called these moves a bad idea.

“Moves like this jeopardize O.G.E.’s independence,” Shaub said.

In a statement, the White House told the Times that Apol would be a "welcome" change to the agency's leadership.

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