On September 5, 2017, President Trump rescinded the DACA program and tossed the ethical conundrum to Congress: The GOP Position Trump and the GOP argue that we need to end the DACA program because it’s unconstitutional, because the executive branch, which oversees this program, is required to follow the immigration laws that Congress creates, and […]Read more "DACA and the DREAMers: It’s about ethics"
During a town hall in Gainesville on April 10, 2017, Rep. Ted Yoho said that he agreed with the need for the President to release his tax returns. He even signed on as a co-sponsor of HR 305, the Presidential Tax Transparency Act. When it came time to take the next step, however, Rep. Yoho was […]Read more "Rep. Ted Yoho lied to his constituents"
Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, appears to have his blinders on. His committee’s stated mission is to “work with our colleagues in the minority to exercise effective oversight over the federal government and will work proactively to investigate and expose waste, fraud, and abuse“. Despite that mission, Chaffetz sent a letter […]Read more "Ethics problem? What ethics problem?"