Can the Office of Government Ethics actually punish violators?

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The Office of Government Ethics has a lofty mission: Establishing standards of ethics for those who are entrusted with operating the federal government. And it ensures transparency for financial disclosures. But does the office have enough authority to do anything about ethics violations? Liz Hempowicz, director of public policy at the Project on Government Oversight, doesn’t think so. She told Federal Drive with Tom Temin what OGE can do.


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