Peter OverbyAs NPR's correspondent covering campaign finance and lobbying, Peter Overby totes around a business card that reads Power, Money & Influence Correspondent. Some of his lobbyist sources call it the best job title in Washington.
House Oversight and Government Reform ranking member Elijah Cummings speaks with other Democrats at a Jan. 9 news conference to call for an independent, bipartisan commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
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The White House released ethics waivers for ex-lobbyists and numerous others who have joined the government. The White House granted 14 waivers, including one for Kellyanne Conway.
Walter M. Shaub Jr., director of the Office of Government Ethics, notified the White House and federal agencies in April that his office wanted to see all ethics waivers issued by President Trump's administration, setting a June 1 deadline.
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President Trump holds his first official meeting with members of his Cabinet, including Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (from left), Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in March.
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