Publications

GSA’s 2020 Presidential Transition Activities 3-Month Report to Congress

August 3, 2020

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2020,GSA,National Archives and Records Administration,Office of Government Ethics,Office of Personnel Management

The report that the General Services Administration submitted to Congress on the presidential transition three months ahead of the election, as required by law. This document covers the meetings of the White House Coordinating Council and career Agency Transition Directors Council and activities of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Department of...

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.

GSA’s 2020 Presidential Transition Activities 6-Month Report to Congress

May 13, 2020

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2020,GSA,National Archives and Records Administration,Office of Government Ethics,Office of Personnel Management

The report that the General Services Administration submitted to Congress on the presidential transition six months ahead of the election, as required by law. This document covers the establishment of the White House Coordinating Council and career Agency Transition Directors Council, other activities of the GSA, funding and resources provided to the eligible candidate(s) and...

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.