“This puts the Republicans under pressure and sets up possible problems down the road. “OGE is expediting reviews of the financial disclosure reports of the President-elect’s nominees, without sacrificing quality,” the agency said on Twitter. An employment lawyer by trade, Mr. Shaub joined the Office of Government Ethics in 2006, during the administration of George W. Bush, working as a supervisory lawyer. In 2008, he became a deputy general counsel, and then President Obama in 2013 nominated Mr. Shaub as director of the office. Ethics experts who have worked closely with the office and Mr. Shaub said the criticisms of him seemed unfair.
Source: New York Times January 11, 2017 00:18 UTC