Under Fire, Conway Maintains Support Of The PresidentHigh-profile White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has come under fire from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, fact checkers and the media. But she's maintained the support of her boss, President Donald Trump.
Republicans Reverse Course On Ethics ChangesA coalition of government watchdogs and scholars is expressing concern about a vote by House Republicans to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics.
Trump Adviser Says He Is Ditching 'Drain The Swamp' SloganOne of Donald Trump's advisers says the president-elect is no longer interested in his rallying cry "drain the swamp."
Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Likely To Face Questions About Wells FargoThe nation's second largest bank engaged in practices that allegedly allowed the bank to open millions of accounts without customers' permission.
Texas Lawyer Ordered To Watch What He 'Prays' For On FacebookTwice, in separate trials, the Ellis County District Attorney's office has convinced judges to stop attorney Mark Griffith from posting running commentary of a trial in his prayers on Facebook.
House Ethics Panel Investigating Texas GOP Rep. Roger WilliamsA congressional review panel says there is "substantial reason to believe" that a Republican congressman from Texas may have been perceived to be acting in his own financial interest when he offered an amendment to benefit auto dealers last year.
Texas Attorney General's $100K Gift Came Despite Agency RulesDocuments show the $100,000 that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted from the head of a Dallas-based company his office was investigating came despite internal agency rules that prohibit such gifts.
Some Texas Legislators Criticize Use Of Emergency LeaveSome Texas legislators have criticized giving ex-state workers weeks or months of emergency leave in place of not-allowed severance pay or as settlements.
Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration CaseA federal judge in Texas who initially blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action has ordered that Justice Department attorneys attend an ethics course for misleading him about whether the administration had begun implementing one of the proposed measures.
Ethics Fray Puts Texas AG Paxton's Office Against Big DonorAn ethics investigation into an influential conservative group is putting Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against one of his biggest donors.
Audit: Lack Of 'Ethics' Enabled $110M No-Bid State Contract A state contracting scandal that has cost top Texas health officials their jobs and dealt new Republican Gov. Greg Abbott an early test was enabled by a lack of ethics and accountability, a state audit concluded Thursday.
Gov. Abbott Says Tighter Ethics Rules A Priority, Coalition Of Texas Activists Roll Out PlanBuoyed by Gov. Greg Abbott fast-tracking tougher ethics rules proposals through the Legislature, a coalition of political and civil groups has unveiled a package of changes they're championing.