Saturday, November 19, 2016

Donald Trump's First 100 Days (PM Edition): "Donald Trump Pauses Transition Work to Meet With Indian Business Partners"

President-elect Donald J. Trump met in the last week in his office at Trump Tower with three Indian business partners who are building a Trump-branded luxury apartment complex south of Mumbai, raising new questions about how he will separate his business dealings from the work of the government once he is in the White House....

The three Indian executives — Sagar Chordia, Atul Chordia, and Kalpesh Mehta — have been quoted in Indian newspapers, including The Economic Times, as saying they have discussed expanding their partnership with the Trump Organization now that Mr. Trump is president-elect. They could not be reached for comment on Saturday night.

Washington ethics lawyers said that a meeting with Indian real estate partners, regardless of what was discussed, raised conflict of interest questions for Mr. Trump, who could be perceived as using the presidency to advance his business interests. Read More
Donald Trump was too busy to testify in court but he was not too busy to talk with business partners.
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