As Taliban forces enter Kabul, a slow-moving U.S. effort to evacuate Afghan allies has developed into a humanitarian crisis.
"Authoritarianism & corruption go hand in hand," said Walter Shaub, who served as the director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics from 2013 to 2017.
The president said FBI Director Christopher Wray would "never be able to fix" the agency following his response to the Inspector General's report released yesterday.
"I think many still underestimate the threat to the republic," said Walter Shaub, former director of the United States Office of Government Ethics.
Former Obama and Trump ethics chief Walter Shaub denounced the language Republicans have been using to discuss the alleged whistleblower. "The party won't be satisfied until somebody gets killed," he wrote.
Walter Shaub, an ex-director of the Office for Government Ethics, said the Kentucky senator would be committing "one of the most shameful breaches a legislator could commit."
Walter Shaub said it was "funny" the brand owned by the president's daughter and adviser has not stopped making trademark applications since it shuttered.
"Trump's engaging in campaign activity during this trip is on Trump and Trump alone. Disgusting," Walter Shaub wrote.
"It kind of made us strong in weathering a very tumultuous storm at the time," Shaub said of the meditation sessions to deal with Trump.
Department of the Interior just the latest in Trump's administration to face such criticism.
The group demanded the investigation include whether Trump is coordinating directly with third-party celebrity-style publications to boost her brand's sales.
Staff should beware of laws against using the government to help and hurt media companies, experts say.
"The core principle of the ethics program is that you're not supposed to misuse your government position for private gain," Walter Shaub said.
Twitter users attacked Ivanka Trump in light of her father defending Confederate statues.
Trump has frequently been accused of being an autocrat, or absolute ruler who operates outside of the democratic system.
Walter Shaub, former director of the federal ethics office, calls for people to take to the streets if Trump fires Mueller.
Walter Shaub tweets that the "tone from the top matters."