NYT: Trump’s Dual Roles Collide With Openings in Dubai and Vancouver

NYT: Trump’s Dual Roles Collide With Openings in Dubai and Vancouver

By BEN HUBBARD, ERIC LIPTON, DAN LEVIN and RICHARD C. PADDOCK FEB. 18, 2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The well-heeled guests strolled up red carpeted steps and through lines of smiling young women to reach the newest outpost in President Trump’s international business empire. At the Saturday night opening of the clubhouse of the Trump International Golf Club, Dubai, guests […]

WP: Jared Kushner’s family says it won’t buy Marlins if Jeffrey Loria becomes ambassador to France

WP: Jared Kushner’s family says it won’t buy Marlins if Jeffrey Loria becomes ambassador to France

By Des Bieler February 15 at 10:30 PM Reports emerged last week that Jeffrey Loria had a “handshake agreement” to sell the Miami Marlins to the family of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and a White House adviser. However, news Wednesday that Loria is being “pushed” by another senior White House official for the position of ambassador to France […]

Miami Herald: Jared Kushner’s brother negotiating to buy Marlins. Marlins owner Loria considered for U.S. Ambassador to France

Miami Herald: Jared Kushner’s brother negotiating to buy Marlins. Marlins owner Loria considered for U.S. Ambassador to France

BY CLARK SPENCER FEBRUARY 15, 2017 6:17 PM When he’s not running his baseball team, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria typically spends part of his summers visiting Europe in search of art. Loria could be spending a lot more time there if he ends up getting a coveted diplomatic job as U.S. ambassador to France. CLICK IMAGE […]

USA Today: Congressman: Rarely used law could make Trump tax returns public

USA Today: Congressman: Rarely used law could make Trump tax returns public

Herb Jackson, The (Bergen County, N.J.) Record Published 1:44 p.m. ET Feb. 11, 2017  A New Jersey congressman says a rarely invoked 1924 law could be used to examine President Donald Trump’s tax returns for possible conflicts of interest and Constitutional violations. CLICK IMAGES FOR LINK TO STORY Rep. Bill Pascrell, a Democrat who serves on […]

BBC: Trump under fire in Nordstrom Ivanka row

BBC: Trump under fire in Nordstrom Ivanka row

Democrats have condemned President Donald Trump’s tweet attacking a clothing retailer after it dropped a fashion line owned by his daughter. Mr Trump tweeted that “Ivanka has been treated so unfairly” by clothing retailer Nordstrom. A Democratic senator called the post “inappropriate” and an ex-White House ethics tsar dubbed it “outrageous”. Earlier this month Nordstrom […]

NYT: Trust Records Show Trump Is Still Closely Tied to His Empire

NYT: Trust Records Show Trump Is Still Closely Tied to His Empire

By SUSANNE CRAIG and ERIC LIPTON FEB. 3, 2017  Just days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald J. Trump stood beside his tax lawyer at a Midtown Manhattan news conference as she announced that he planned to place his vast business holdings in a trust, a move she said would allay fears that he might exploit the Oval Office for personal gain. […]

NPR: Trump And His Organization Lawyer Up For The Ethics War Ahead

NPR: Trump And His Organization Lawyer Up For The Ethics War Ahead

Peter Overby January 25, 20176:48 PM ET Nobody in Washington ever went wrong by hiring more lawyers, and now President Trump and the Trump Organization are beefing up their legal teams against an expected surge of conflict-of-interest allegations. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that four lawyers are joining the office of White House General Counsel […]

HuffPost: The ACLU Announces Mass FOIA For Donald Trump’s Business Conflicts

HuffPost: The ACLU Announces Mass FOIA For Donald Trump’s Business Conflicts

Paul Blumenthal  01/20/2017 12:54 pm ET CLICK IMAGE for direct link to story: WASHINGTON ― Moments before Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a massive Freedom of Information Act request for documents related to his multi-billion dollar business and conflicts of interest. The civil […]

The Hill: Watchdog: Trump in violation of lease agreement

The Hill: Watchdog: Trump in violation of lease agreement

BY MEGAN R. WILSON – 01/20/17 01:22 PM EST President Trump’s hotel in Washington is in violation of its lease with the government and could also run afoul of a Constitutional clause meant to thwart foreign influence in politics, according to a watchdog group. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) sent a letter about […]

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