– The Editorial Board, “Kellyanne Conway’s White House Infomercial,” The New York Times online, Feb. 9, 2017
CONFLICT OF INTERESTS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/TRUMP PEOPLE/KELLYANNE CONWAY: “In Thursday’s [2-9-17] episode of ‘QVC: White House Edition,’ Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to President Trump, hawked his daughter’s fashion line on national television.
‘Go buy Ivanka’s stuff, is what I would tell you,’ Ms. Conway said in an interview on ‘Fox & Friends.’ ‘I’m going to give a free commercial here: Go buy it today, everybody. You can find it online.’…
Ms. Conway’s remarks, made from the White House briefing room, plainly violated federal ethics regulations, which state that an employee ‘shall not use his public office for his own private gain, for the endorsement of any product, service or enterprise or for the private gain of friends, relatives, or persons with whom the employee is affiliated in a nongovernmental capacity.’ “