Oversight

IG Says HUD's Furniture Order Violated Law, But Clears Carson of Wrongdoing

Secretary's wife "guided the conversation" on $31,000 order, but did not improperly influence career officials.

Play of the Day: The President Says Vaping is Dangerous

Donald Trump talked e-cigarettes in the Oval Office and noted the danger to children.

FEMA Officials Charged With Bribery Over Puerto Rico Power Contracts

A 15-count federal indictment accuses two former FEMA officials and a contractor with bribery, fraud and other offenses related to disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.

Lawmakers Call On Commerce Chief to Resign Over Alleged Threats to Fire Top NOAA Officials

Ross is said to have threatened to fire officials if they would not fix a statement contradicting the president’s claims Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama.

Play of the Day: The President's Canceled Meeting With the Taliban

Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he decided against meeting with the terrorist organization.

Viewpoint: Interior Secretary’s Move to ‘Enhance’ Ethics Could Legitimize Bad Behavior

Consolidating the department’s ethics programs in the Office of the Solicitor will benefit leadership, not the public.

Play of the Day: The President's Busy Schedule

Amid reports that Donald Trump is not working hard, the White House released his schedule.

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House Democrats Probe Federal Officials’ Stays at Trump Properties

Lawmakers look into possible Emoluments Clause violations and potential waste of taxpayer funds.

Play of the Day: More on Alabama and Hurricane Maps

Donald Trump tweeted quite a bit in defense of his comments about the path of Hurricane Dorian.

Play of the Day: The President and Weather Maps

Donald Trump spoke in the Oval Office and had an interesting visual aid.

Play of the Day: The President and Category 5 Hurricanes

There have been a few during his time in office, but he has curiously not heard of them.

Trump Administration Announces Rollback Of Obama-era Methane Regulations

The unwinding of requirements that oil and gas companies tamp down on climate-warming methane leaks has big implications for Texas, the nation's petroleum king.

Viewpoint: James Comey Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine

An inspector general says the former FBI director won’t be prosecuted, but scolds him harshly for his handling of documents. Hillary Clinton can probably relate.