Trump urges 'ethics reform' in government

Politics 10/18/2016, 9:31 AM
Trump urges 'ethics reform' in government

Donald Trump outlined his new five-point plan for an "ethics reform" early on Tuesday with the aim of making the United States government "honest once again." The plan is focused on tackling corruption in Washington and includes proposals for tighter restrictions on members of Congress taking on jobs as lobbyists.

Trump's latest outrage over what he calls a "rigged system" came during his speech in Wisconsin earlier today, where he blamed officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and State Department for engaging in a "criminal conspiracy." He referred to FBI documents published on Monday, which revealed that the undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy seemed to have been negotiating a "quid pro quo" with an FBI agent regarding the classification of an email on Hillary Clinton's private server.

The Republican candidate once again stated he is competing "in a rigged election," calling the media "an extension of the Clinton campaign." However, a secretary of state in Ohio, who is a Trump supporter and in charge of overseeing elections there, took offense at his comments, claiming that instances of voter fraud are extremely rare.

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