President Donald Trump walks to the White House as he arrives on the South Lawn, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from a vacation to Bedminster, N.J.President Donald Trump walks to the White House as he arrives on the South Lawn, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from a vacation to Bedminster, N.J. Alex Brandon/AP Photo

Ethics In The White House

Every White House employs a lawyer charged with making sure the administration operates not only legally but ethically, too. Richard W. Painter served as chief ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush White House. As Think broadcasts from Austin as part of the Texas Tribune Festival, Painter joins us to talk about the many ethical questions presidents face – and about how President Trump’s administration is faring in that department.