Steven Mnuchin's Financial Disclosures Haven't Earned Ethics Officials' Blessing. What's the hold up?
In a statement issued in response to questions from the Center for Public Integrity, the Treasury Department said, “Treasury’s career ethics lawyers certified the Secretary’s 2017 financial disclosure on June 27, 2018, and identified no outstanding conflicts of interest. Treasury continues to work with the Office of Government Ethics to obtain certification of the disclosure.” OGE declined to comment.
But it “makes sense” that OGE would have questions about the asset, since the company was listed in the ethics agreement as something Mnuchin was required to divest, said Delaney Marsco, ethics counsel at the nonprofit nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, a watchdog group.
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