Ex-ethics chief hits Trump: It's a privilege to serve us, not for us to vote for you
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Walter ShaubWalter Michael ShaubEx-White House ethics chief compares Ivanka, Kushner security clearances to college admissions scandal Cohen's charges make getting Trump's taxes even more important Ethics watchdogs sound alarm over Trump tweet on Scotland golf course MORE, the former head of the Office of Government Ethics, ripped President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton and Ocasio-Cortez joke about Kushner's alleged use of WhatsApp Missouri Gov. declares state of emergency amid severe flooding Swalwell on Hicks testimony: 'She's going to have to tell us who she lied for' in Trump admin MORE for telling farmers they were “so lucky” he gave them the “privilege” of voting for him.

“You’re wrong. You have the privilege of serving us. That’s why it’s called public service, not public overlordship," Shaub tweeted.



Trump made the remarks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual convention in Tennessee.

"We are streamlining regulations that have blocked cutting-edge biotechnology, setting free our farmers to innovate, thrive and to grow,” Trump said.

“Oh, are you happy you voted for me. You are so lucky that I gave you that privilege," he continued to laughs and cheers.

Shaub resigned from the administration last year. He has criticized Trump over the president’s business interests, both during his term and since leaving his office.