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Laura Peterson


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Meet the New Wall: Same as the Old Wall

July 27, 2017

The Trump administration’s border security promises sound an awful lot like what we’ve heard before: Money thrown at contractors on a rushed timeline with no strategy.

Trump's Ethics Pledge Is Paper-Thin

June 6, 2017

Federal agencies provided few details on how they are addressing political appointees' potential conflicts of interest during the Trump administration.

Border Wall is Billion-Dollar Black Box So Far

June 27, 2017

Trump’s border wall is crawling toward creation despite lack of transparency, funding, and planning.

More Trump Appointees Get Waived Past Ethics Pledge

June 8, 2017

The Office of Government Ethics posted waivers to the ethics pledge for 10 Trump appointees after demanding them from federal agencies.