>> Someone's gonna have to fight for me. Looks like the Trump's White House is going to keep Washington watchdogs busy for a while. On Tuesday the Office of Government Ethics recommending the White House investigate senior adviser Kellyanne Conway. The Government Ethics director in a letter saying Conway had committed a clear violation of ethics rules when she pushed Ivanka Trump's products on TV, calling it a free commercial.
And suggested that the White House consider disciplinary action. Also on Tuesday, the oversight committee trying to get to the bottom of what happened over the weekend at Mar-a- Lago, Trump's golf resort now dubbed the winter White House. In a letter to Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Republican oversight chair Jason Chaffetz asking whether the President conducted state business at a public dinner in view of paying members of the club.
Some of whom posted photos on Facebook while he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe potentially responded to the unfolding North Korea missile launch. Chaffetz also asking what security protocols are in place in the club, if sensitive information was compromised, and how guests of the club, those who pay the Trump family thousands to be there, are vetted.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer denied any impropriety Tuesday>> There was simply a discussion about press logistics, where to host the event. And then after the dinner the president went back into the SCIF to get a further update from his team.>> This all, of course, comes a day after retired general Michael Flynn resigned as National Security Advisor for misleading White House officials on his call with Russia's US ambassador.
GOP majority Mitch McConnell now telling CNN it's likely the Senate Intelligence Committee will look into Flynn's contact with Russia.