50 Ways-Rockbridge

Research, Educate, Act

Corruption Reference Articles

Trump conflicts of interest

 

New York Times (11/26/2016): ‘Potential conflicts around the globe for Trump, businessman president’

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/26/us/politics/donald-trump-international-business.html

 

New York Times (12/22/16):  ‘The array of conflicts of interest facing the Trump presidency’

 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/01/us/politics/trump-conflict-of-interests.html?ref=politics

 

Reuters (12/14/16):  ‘Trump’s Washington hotel a conflict of interest: Washington lawyers’

 

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-hotel-idUSKBN1431XJ

 

Washington Post (2/7/17):  ‘Department of Defense looks to rent space in Trump Tower’

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/department-of-defense-looks-to-rent-space-in-trump-tower/2017/02/07/6dec7252-edb0-11e6-9662-6eedf1627882_story.html?utm_term=.2528c8463d84&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1

 

New York Times (12/30/16):  ‘The Array of Conflicts of Interest Facing the Trump Presidency’

 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/01/us/politics/trump-conflict-of-interests.html?ref=politics

 

New York Times (2/3/17): ‘Trust records show Trump is still closely tied to his empire’

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/03/us/politics/donald-trump-business.html?mwrsm=Email

 

Washington Post (2/10/17):  ‘Feds, Trump attorneys wrangle over president’s DC hotel lease’

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/feds-trump-attorneys-wrangle-over-presidents-dc-hotel-lease/2017/02/10/396a7680-ed4e-11e6-9973-c5efb7ccfb0d_story.html?utm_term=.8a654257ce17&wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

 

Washington Post (2/9/17):  ‘Trump conflicts watch’ — this article includes a useful list of Trump’s many business-related conflicts of interest

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/02/09/trump-conflicts-watch/?utm_term=.5cd9954d726f&wpisrc=nl_volokh&wpmm=1

 

Emoluments Clause

 

New York Times (1/22/17):  ‘Foreign payments to Trump firms violate the Constitution, suit will claim’

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/22/us/politics/trump-foreign-payments-constitution-lawsuit.html

 

Time magazine (2/6/17):  ‘Legal Scholars: Why Congress Should Impeach Donald Trump’

 

http://time.com/4658633/impeach-donald-trump-congress/

 

Brookings Institution paper by Norman l. Eisen, Richard Painter, and Laurence Tribe (12/16/16): ‘The Emoluments Clause:  Its Text, Meaning, and Application to Donald J. Trump’

 

https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/gs_121616_emoluments-clause1.pdf

 

Trump family conflicts of interest

 

Washington Post (2/7/2017):  ‘Melania Trump missed out on ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ to make millions, lawsuit says’

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/melania-trump-missed-out-on-once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity-to-make-millions-lawsuit-says/2017/02/06/3654f070-ecd0-11e6-9973-c5efb7ccfb0d_story.html?utm_term=.ea5507afa489&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1

 

New York Times (2/8/17):  ‘Documents Show Melania Trump Still Involved in Branding’

 

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/02/08/us/politics/ap-us-melania-trump-lawsuit.html

 

Washington Post (2/8/17):  ‘Trump lashes out at Nordstrom in a tweet for dropping his daughter’s apparel line’

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2017/02/08/trump-lashes-out-at-nordstrom-in-a-tweet-for-dropping-his-daughters-apparel-line/?utm_term=.176d0b0aa687&wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

 

Washington Post (2/9/17):  ‘Conway may have broken key ethics rule by touting Ivanka Trump’s products, experts say’

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/conway-may-have-broken-key-ethics-rule-by-touting-ivanka-trumps-products-experts-say/2017/02/09/fd1cc64a-eeda-11e6-b4ff-ac2cf509efe5_story.html?utm_term=.37950cb95e39&wpisrc=nl_most-draw16&wpmm=1

 

 

 

Improper Russian connections

 

Wall Street Journal (2/10/17):  ‘Mike Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador’

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/mike-flynn-discussed-sanctions-with-russian-ambassador-1486769138?mod=e2fb

 

 

Impeachment

 

Washington Post (2/9/17):  ‘Democrat moves to force House debate on Trump’s alleged business conflicts and Russia ties’

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/02/09/democrat-moves-to-force-house-debate-on-trumps-alleged-business-conflicts-and-russia-ties/?utm_term=.d8225e49b59c

 

 

 

%d bloggers like this: