Presidential Appointments Vetting Guide: Precedents, Authorities, and Case Studies

July 1, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Tags: Appointments,Ethics,Financial Disclosure,Office of Government Ethics,Vetting

This document, prepared by the Partnership’s Center for Presidential Transition and the law firms, of Steptoe & Johnson and Holland & Knight, collects historical examples of decisions previous administrations have made when vetting prospective political appointees.  It includes updates for the 2020 presidential transition cycle.

Office of Government Ethics Guide for the Presidential Transition Team

August 8, 2016

Publication Type: External Resource

Publication Tags: Appointees,Ethics,Financial Disclosure,Office of Government Ethics

The Office of Government Ethics (OGE) transition guide for the White House and their appointees outlines the ethics and reporting process for new appointees. Includes a comprehensive listing of laws and regulations on ethics, investment funds, and financial disclosure.