WhoWhatWhy
3 days
Photo credit: Bill Pugliano / Getty Images The paths of other central characters in the case are also curious. Two of Loretta Lynch’s colleagues at the Eastern District US Attorney’s office, Leslie Caldwell and Kelly Anne Moore, left government service to join the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and both represented Sater at his 2009 sentencing hearing. Caldwell returned to government work in late 2013 when she was tapped to serve as Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division — the number three position at the Justice Department. Moore is still at Morgan Lewis. That firm was hired post-election by Trump to sort out ethical issues concerning possible conflicts of interest — which considering this history takes on a whole new meaning. (Neither Caldwell nor Moore responded to requests for comment.) Trump’s announcement that he had retained Morgan Lewis as ethics counsel was clearly meant to blunt calls for disinvestment or use of a blind trust for the oversight of his businesses.
BBC Two Northern Ireland
6 days
again by Tyler Morgan. Showing all his class this evening. Lewis Evans getting no change that he has made it available. Little bit.
BBC Two Northern Ireland
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The Herald - Scottish Football
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Sky News
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The Herald - Sport
13 days
LEWIS MORGAN hailed a day to remember after being handed a maiden Scotland under-21 call-up and then scoring the winning goal as St Mirren put Dundee United to the sword to boost their survival chances. The winger, who joined team-mate Stephen Mallan in Scot Gemmill’s squad for the friendly against Estonia on March 28, was on target from close range in Wednesday night’s 3-2 victory over United in the Paisley 2021 stadium. That win draws Saints to within a point of Ayr United at the foot of the Championship, a remarkable comeback from a team that had looked dead and buried not so long ago.
TIME - Top Stories
20 days
This could include anecdotal data, observational studies and patient reports. People don't want to take chances with safety, but there's increasingly some clamor to be more flexible on the efficacy side, said Kathleen Sanzo, who leads the FDA practice at the law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. You need to have some signal of efficacy. The question is, how much? The FDA has attempted to push back against moves to sideline randomized clinical trials, long considered the gold standard. In January it issued a report documenting 22 cases in which drugs that appeared to show promise in early trials turned out to be either ineffective or unsafe or both in larger trials. Critics say moves to water down clinical trials could jeopardize patient safety. Destroying medication and device approval standards at the FDA will have devastating, life-and-death consequences for hundreds of thousands of Americans, Robert Weissman, president of the watchdog Public Citizen, said recently in a statement.
BBC One Scotland
24 days
Smith, a good ball. Morgan. That is so close. Lewis Morgan. Just about sneaked in at the far post of Craig Gordon. The goalkeeper beaten, one yard pass the post in the end from Lewis Morgan. Brown.
The Herald - Scottish Premier League
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LEWIS MORGAN believes St Mirren’s upturn in form can be traced back to a recent team meeting. Having made wholesale changes to his squad in the January transfer window, manager Jack Ross called his players together to lay out his vision for the remainder of the campaign. The chat clearly had the desired effect. The Championship bottom side have gone through February undefeated, and notched up a crucial league victory away to relegation rivals Ayr United on Saturday that takes them to within five points of the play-off spot with a game in hand.
OK!
a month
The TV regular has taken over the presenting duties from Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan this week. And the host was seen exchanging words with Martin during an awkward interview on the early morning chat show. The tense moment comes just a day after Kate was involved in another war of words with Good Morning Britain's showbiz reporter Richard Arnold. Kate and Martin were both on the GMB sofas with Ranvir Singh on Thursday morning for the money expert's regular advice ...
BBC One Scotland
2 months
Tying the St Mirren to bring on the cavalry, Lewis Morgan on as a sub on the 20-year-old was to make quite an impact. Released by Stevie Mallon, their one goal lead reinstated. And now, for arguably the moment of the match, a little something special from Morgan, surely that was the Saints through safely.
BBC Two Scotland
2 months
St Mirren are in the draw. It was a test of character. It did become a bigger test for the Championship visitors went the Cammie Smith open was cancelled out. It turned into a good cup tie, frantic, open, chances at both ends, but Lewis Morgan showed the best composure. He scored twice, the second a beauty. A contender for goal of the run.
BBC Two Scotland
2 months
STUDIO: We will talk more about that tie shortly, but there have been a couple of goals. A goal in the match between East Fife and St Mirren, what's your intuition? East Fife or St Mirren? St Mirren. You might be right. Tell us. St Mirren have put themselves into the quarterfinal draw and it is super sub Lewis Morgan with the second of the afternoon. Added in some style. A beautiful curling effort from outside the box, and St Mirren now lead 3-1.
Politico
2 months
Bush’s ethics lawyer. The Trump lawyer who developed the plan, Sheri Dillon at the firm Morgan Lewis, disputed that interpretation. “The so-called Emoluments Clause has never been interpreted, however, to apply to fair value exchanges that have absolutely nothing to do with an office holder,” Dillon said on Jan. 11. “Paying for a hotel room is not a gift or a present, and has nothing to do with an office. It is not an emolument.” But either way, the Trump Organization has offered no indication of how it will identify all foreign emoluments, how it will calculate profits, and when it will make the donations to the U.S. Treasury. The watchdog group led by Eisen and Painter, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, has already sued Trump in federal court for allegedly violating the Emoluments Clause within days of his inauguration. Legal experts are dubious of the lawsuit’s chances because the organization may not be able to prove how it’s injured.
Politico
2 months
White House spokeswoman Kelly Love and ethics counsel Stefan Passantino didnt answer requests for comment. Neither did an aide to Sheri Dillon, Trump’s lawyer at Morgan Lewis who developed his conflicts-of-interest measures. Ivanka Trump isnt the only offspring whose business endeavors are creating controversy. People familiar with the matter say the two sons, Eric and Don Jr., actively want to grow the family's business and are exploring new opportunities, one person said. Trump handed off management of the Trump Organization’s day-to-day operations to the two of them. Eric, in particular has taken a very aggressive position, this person said. The two sons have also taken little care to steer clear of the White House. They both showed up for Trump’s announcement of Judge Neil Gorsuch as him Supreme Court nominee, and chatted with senators and Trump aides before heading back to New York.
OK!
2 months
The character, played by Adrian Lewis Morgan, had been dropping hints in recent episodes that he might be leaving. However on yesterday afternoon's instalment of the soap the news was finally confirmed. Welsh actor Adrian is the longest running cast member of Doctors. The star has appeared on the popular lunchtime show for over eleven years. Doctors: Viewers were left shocked when Jimmi Clay made an announcement on Monday's episode [BBC] Doctors: Jimmi Clay has left ...
Politico
2 months
She cited the potential for conflicts of interest when installing an ethics adviser in Trump’s company, rejecting calls for him to divest from the company, and donating profits from foreign governments. In sum, I and president-elect’s other advisers at Morgan Lewis have determined the approach we’ve outlined today will avoid potential conflicts of interests or concerns regarding exploitation of the office of the presidency without imposing unnecessary and unreasonable loses on the president-elect and his family,” the lawyer, Sheri Dillon, said on Jan. 11.
Politico
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The Huffington Post
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Voice Of America
3 months
“It’s a monumental task to constantly run this down,’’ Carvell said. “Even if the company is trying its hardest and making its very best effort, it will be difficult to fulfill that goal.’’ Through a spokeswoman at her firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Dillon declined to answer questions about the foreign donations pledge, and representatives of the Trump Organization did not return requests for comment. Tradition, not law U.S. presidents are not subject to the conflict of interest laws that their own appointees must follow, but until now they have followed them anyway to set an example. Trump is blazing a different trail by refusing to give up a financial interest in his company while turning over the reins to his adult sons and a senior executive. The policy is crafted to address the argument that Trump’s business may not break conflict-of-interest law but does violate the U.
Politico
3 months
Trump’s lawyer who worked on the plan, Sheri Dillon with the firm Morgan Lewis, did not specify who the trust’s beneficiary is, or whether Trump still technically owns the assets in the trust, or whether he can retake the holdings when he leaves office. But it’s clear that Trump is maintaining a financial interest in the Trump Organization, which means he could still enrich himself through official actions that benefit the company. “This is not a blind trust — it’s not even close,” Shaub said. “The only thing it has in common with a blind trust is the labeltrust.’” Trump’s plan does nothing to prevent him from profiting off the presidency, ethics experts said Wednesday. “Having Trump’s adult children lead the operational control of his business, while he still retains full ownership, is not an acceptable solution,” Trevor Potter, president of the Campaign Legal Center and a former campaign lawyer to John McCain, said in a statement.
The Huffington Post
3 months
It suggests sordid chaos at the highest levels. It feels like end-state, social decay, late-stage-empire stuff. It's Caligula-in-the-corner-office stuff. But there's something more important going on, and you don't need unsourced reports to see it. It was hiding in plain sight when, in a bizarre intermezzo, Trump interrupted his own press conference for a legal presentation from the Washington law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. People joked about attorney Sheri Dillon's flat affect and boring speaking style. But it was Dillon, not Trump, who provided the day's biggest shock. If her dullness of tone helped camouflage it, that may not have been an accident. It was Dillon who outlined Trump's plan for managing his businesses while he's in the Oval Office. If that plan doesn't amount to premeditated corruption, it certainly paves the way for it.
TYT YouTube
3 months
Donald Trump is refusing to fully divest from his companies. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break down Trump’s many conflicts of interest. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://www.tytnetwork.com/go “Donald Trump has outlined how he will aim to avoid any conflicts of interest when he steps into the White House. His lawyer, Sheri Dillon of Morgan Lewis, told reporters that he will resign from the Trump Organisation and hand over management to his sons, Don Jr and Eric. His daughter, Ivanka Trump, will also resign from the family company and move with her husband, Jared Kushner, and her children to Washington DC. The Trump Organisation will not carry out any foreign deals, the lawyer said, and for any new transactions, his sons will ask for written approval from an ethics adviser.” Read more here: http://www.
The Sun Daily - World News
3 months
"My two sons, who are right here, Don and Eric, are going to be running the company," the president-elect told a news conference in New York. "They're not going to discuss it with me," he added. Don Jr, 38, and Eric, 32, are Trump's eldest sons from his first marriage and are currently, with their sister Ivanka, executive vice presidents in the Trump Organisation. Trump said manila files covering a table next to the lectern were the signed documents "turning over complete and total control to my sons", before handing the stage to his lawyer, a Washington law firm partner. The attorney, Sheri Dillon, defended the plan saying it would "completely isolate" Trump from the management of his business during his presidency and that no new foreign deals "whatsoever" would be made during his time in the White House. 'Not feasible' All pending deals – more than 30 – were cancelled, causing a "financial loss of millions of dollars" to Trump and his children, said Dillon, a partner in the firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.