Saturday, November 19, 2016

Donald Trump's First 100 Day (AM Edition): "Donald Trump’s Potential Conflicts of Interest Continue To Mount" - UPDATED

House Democrats are seeking answers.

When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became the first foreign head of state to meet in person with President-elect Donald Trump, a photograph taken of the official event at Trump Tower in Manhattan showed a curious attendee: Trump’s daughter Ivanka.

The appearance of Ivanka Trump, who is vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump Organization, raises alarm bells for those concerned about the unprecedented potential for conflicts of interest involving the incoming president.

With her two brothers, Don Jr. and Eric, Ivanka has taken the reins of her father’s vast global business empire through a so-called blind trust. (It is not a blind trust.) At the same time, the three adult children are on Trump’s transition team, giving him advice and, apparently, meeting with dignitaries from countries where they could do business in the near future. Read More
When he takes office, will Donald Trump be acting in the country's best interests or his own? Trump has yet to release his tax return which would be very revealing into the extent and seriousness of existing and potential conflicts of interest. Isn't time for Trump to come clean?
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