White House adviser Susan Rice divests from company building Midwest pipeline

ABC News

Kedric Payne, general counsel and senior director of ethics at the good-government group Campaign Legal Center, said that considering the large number of diverse stocks that Rice is divesting, it's difficult to say whether the timing of the Biden administration's support for the Line 3 pipeline project and Rice's divestiture raises any questions. "Ethics laws allow an official to resolve conflicts of interest with recusals, waivers, and blind trusts, but divesting assets is typically the most extreme remedy," Payne said.

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