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Professor Richard Painter—former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush—wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about the implications of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s pleading guilty to…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted in various news outlets including the …

Professor Richard Painter--former chief ethics officer for the George W. Bush administration--was quoted in The New York Times regarding how the Trump White House has handled information about Michael Flynn, former…

Professor Richard Painter wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about the recent revelation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions communicated with Russia’s Ambassador to the United States during his work on the Trump…

Professor Richard Painter—former chief ethics lawyer for the George W. Bush administration—was interviewed by Tom Weber of MPR News about the meaning of Michael Flynn’s resignation, as well as the importance of continued…

Professor Richard Painter—former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush—has been quoted and interviewed by many major media outlets following President-elect Trump's first press conference, during which he revealed…

Professor Richard Painter—who served as chief ethics counsel during the George W. Bush administration—was interviewed on ABC News with George Stephanopoulos about President-elect Trump’s foreign business conflicts of interest…

Professor Richard W. Painter—former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush—appeared on CNN to discuss President-elect Trump’s potential conflicts of interest and how he might order his business affairs before he is…

Professor Richard W. Painter—former chief White House ethics lawyer for George W. Bush—authored an op-ed in the New York Times calling into question recent actions in the F.B.I.’s Clinton email investigation, arguing…

A team of campaign finance lawyers, including Professor Richard Painter and other notable experts such as Larry Tribe, a constitutional law professor at Harvard, filed a suit on Friday in federal court arguing that the Supreme…

Professor Richard Painter appeared on Bloomberg Law Radio’s Bloomberg Law to discuss the SEC’s insider trading allegations against prominent hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman who is accused of using his status as a major…

In his third New York Times op-ed in 2016, Professor Richard W. Painter writes that to avoid the appearance of impropriety and favoritism toward donors, the Clinton family should promise to separate all family…