Acting AG Matthew Whitaker has reportedly been cleared to oversee the Mueller probe by DOJ ethics officials

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Ethics officials at the Department of Justice have reportedly advised Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker that he does not need to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia probe.  Whitaker, who has been leading the DOJ since Jeff Sessions’ departure in early November, has been scrutinized over his frequent criticisms of the […]

Congressman who helps oversee government ethics reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former staffer

Jacquelyn Martin/AP GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly expressed his romantic desires, The New York Times reported. When the aide became romantically involved with someone outside of work, Meehan reportedly became angry. Meehan’s office said he denies the allegations and […]

Twitch brings in a team of executives to oversee deployment of new features

Twitch is getting a new chief operating officer and some new vice presidents to help it continue to develop and launch community products on a steady schedule. The company, which now calls itself a “social video service,” wants to keep its lead in broadcasting live video to the internet, and its new leadership is coming […]

Samsung appoints new CFO to oversee $68 billion cash pile

(Reuters) — Samsung Electronics on Thursday announced a new chief financial officer (CFO) to be in charge of one of Asia’s biggest corporate cash piles, and said it will create a body within the firm to coordinate with tech affiliates. The announcement follows the appointment of a new generation of top managers this week to […]