Ethics Laws Needed More Than Ever


Advisors to the President Should Be Subject to Ethics Laws

The White House may name another advisor with vast business holdings that would pose conflicts of interest: Stephen Feinberg, CEO of Cerberus Capital Management. Feinberg’s role would involve proposing spending reforms at the Defense Department — the problem is, Cerberus owns many companies with defense contracts.

Stephen Feinberg

With President Trump’s defense spending request for Fiscal Year 2017 north of $640 billion, and Mr. Feinberg’s companies competing for ever bigger slices of the budget pie, a massive amount of our taxpayer dollars is on the line.

 

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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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