Appearances, Publications & Speeches
- Jul 26, 2017
CLC Senior Director for Ethics, Walter Shaub appeared on MSNBC's The Beat with Ari Melber regarding the the possibility of Trump firing & replacing Jeff Sessions.
- Jul 25, 2017
Walter Shaub, former director of the Office of Government Ethics and current CLC Senior Director, Ethics, spoke with USA Today's Susan Page about a broad of range of ethics issues and the future of the OGE.
- Jul 24, 2017
CLC's Catie Kelley and Adav Noti submitted testimony to the Council of the District of Columbia on the need for campaign finance transparency and accountability. The Committee is actively considering two bills that would meaningfully inhibit the ability of District government to move on from pay-to-play scandals that have cast a shadow over the government for years.
- Jul 21, 2017
"It's unfortunate that the White House decided to play politics with the interim director role," Walter Shaub, who stepped down on Wednesday, said in a statement.
- Jul 19, 2017
Larry Noble's statement as delivered on July 19, 2017 on how our broken campaign finance system allows foreign governments to buy influence in our elections.
- Jul 19, 2017
Walter Shaub, former director of the Office of Government Ethics, talks with Rachel Maddow about the appropriateness of A.G. Jeff Sessions' recusal from campaign-related investigations, and Donald Trump's inappropriateness in addressing his myriad conflicts.
- Jul 19, 2017
"It's legal for the campaign to pay any legal expenses arising out of the campaign," said Larry Noble, general counsel of the Campaign Legal Center, a watchdog group. "What's interesting here is that the payment was made prior to any public disclosure of the emails from Donald Trump Jr." — the emails that earlier this month revealed the previously secret meeting.
- Jul 18, 2017
Recent experiences have convinced me that the existing mechanism is insufficient. The Office of Government Ethics needs greater authority to obtain information from the executive branch, including the White House. The White House and agencies lacking inspectors general need investigative oversight, which should be coordinated with O.G.E. The ethics office needs more independence, including authority to communicate directly with Congress on budgetary and legislative matters.
- Jul 17, 2017
The Campaign Legal Center supports the Fair Elections Act proposed in the District of Columbia, a well-crafted and constitutional piece of legislation. If enacted, the Act would establish a public financing system for D.C. election campaigns and propel the District to the national forefront in this area.
Donald Trump Jr. committed a very serious violation of campaign finance law by meeting with the Russian lawyer. (CSPAN)Jul 16, 2017
CLC Senior Director and General Counsel, Larry Noble appeared on CSPAN's Washington Journal regarding Donald Trump Jr.'s illegal meeting with a Russian lawyer.