Friday, December 16, 2016

Donald Trump's First 100 Days: "Trump's kids could play key White House roles: How unusual?"

Trump's kids could play key White House roles: How unusual?

Already Trump is involved in an uproar over the continued involvement of his children in the presidential transition and the family business. The most recent incident involved all three sitting in on his meeting with Silicon Valley business leaders on Wednesday.

His children are all vice presidents of the Trump Corp. and the sons, at least, plan to remain so after Trump takes office. Trump has said he’ll transfer control of his businesses to the kids, but it’s not clear yet exactly what he means by that.

The big difference with some past examples here is that Trump approves of the arrangement and is directing it. He also would profit from any actions they take. That’s drawn some scathing criticism. Read More
What are emerging even before the president-elect is sworn into office are serious conflicts between the interests of Donald Trump, his family, and his business organization and those of the United States. Trump was elected to the office of president of the United States, not his entire family. If he cannot execute the office of US president without his children's help, he needs to step down from that office.
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