Trump's Conflicts of Interest

Donald Trump's international web of businesses creates unprecedented potential for conflicts of interest and corruption. And some picks for his administration might have to face their own conflicts.

#TaxDay Demonstrations In Several Cities Get A Presidential Response

#TaxDay Demonstrations In Several Cities Get A Presidential Response

By Jake Jones | April 16, 2017

Demonstrators took to the streets in several cities calling for the president to release his tax returns.

For $200,000 You Can Witness History At President Trump's Club

For $200,000 You Can Witness History At President Trump's Club

By Kate Grumke | February 13, 2017

Trump seems to have set up a classic pay-to-play situation at his Florida club.

Conflicted: A Newsy Special Report

Conflicted: A Newsy Special Report

By Kate Grumke, Zach Toombs | February 1, 2017

This special report explores the unprecedented conflicts of interest in the Trump White House.

Trump Businesses' Foreign Debt Could Be A Conflict Of Interest

Trump Businesses' Foreign Debt Could Be A Conflict Of Interest

By Kate Grumke | February 1, 2017

Because President Trump hasn't fully divested, this is still a problem.

Countries With Trump Business Interests Spared From Immigration Ban

Countries With Trump Business Interests Spared From Immigration Ban

By Zach Toombs | January 26, 2017

Middle Eastern countries where Trump has done business weren't included in his refugee and visa ban.

Letter Says Trump Resigned From His Companies Before Taking Office

Letter Says Trump Resigned From His Companies Before Taking Office

By Matt Picht | January 23, 2017

The Trump Organization has released the president's letter of resignation from almost 500 companies.

Ethics Watchdogs Have A Problem With Trump's White House Website

Ethics Watchdogs Have A Problem With Trump's White House Website

By Grant Suneson | January 21, 2017

Melania Trump's bio on the White House website was changed to omit the name of her jewelry line QVC used to sell.

First Petitions To Trump's White House Are All About Trump's Finances

First Petitions To Trump's White House Are All About Trump's Finances

By Matt Picht | January 20, 2017

The first two petitions on President Trump's official petition site asked him to release his tax returns and divest of his businesses.

Unless He Divests, Trump Will Owe Wall Street Hundreds Of Millions

Unless He Divests, Trump Will Owe Wall Street Hundreds Of Millions

By Zach Toombs | January 18, 2017

Banks like Wells Fargo will be regulated by Trump's appointees. Those banks also hold millions in debt from the new president.

Trump's Sons Will Manage Business During His Presidency

Trump's Sons Will Manage Business During His Presidency

By Kate Grumke | January 11, 2017

He's not selling it but instead putting the assets in a trust.

Donald Trump's Conflicts Of Interest Are Unprecedented

Donald Trump's Conflicts Of Interest Are Unprecedented

By Zach Toombs | January 10, 2017

The new president and his family are positioned to profit from policy they help create.

Why The Trump Organization Being $315M In Debt Is A Big Deal

Why The Trump Organization Being $315M In Debt Is A Big Deal

By Jake Jones | January 7, 2017

Over 150 separate financial institutions hold the Trump Organization's debt. Experts say that's a conflict-of-interest nightmare.

How Trump Could Get Rid Of His Business Conflicts Of Interest

How Trump Could Get Rid Of His Business Conflicts Of Interest

By Kate Grumke | January 4, 2017

Trump will have to take some big steps to appease his critics.

Trump's Cabinet Faces More Conflict-Of-Interest Scrutiny Than He Does

Trump's Cabinet Faces More Conflict-Of-Interest Scrutiny Than He Does

By Kate Grumke | December 21, 2016

The Cabinet members will have a harder time getting away with conflicts of interest than the president-elect.

Who Can Hold Donald Trump Accountable On Conflicts Of Interest?

Who Can Hold Donald Trump Accountable On Conflicts Of Interest?

By Kate Grumke | December 14, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's businesses have opened the door to potential corruption allegations in an unprecedented way.

Trump's Secretary Of State Pick Has A Big Reason To Be Nice To Russia

Trump's Secretary Of State Pick Has A Big Reason To Be Nice To Russia

By Eugene Daniels | December 13, 2016

If sanctions against Russia are ever lifted, Exxon could make millions upon millions of dollars.

Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists

Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists

By Jake Godin | December 8, 2016

As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt was caught letting lobbyists for an oil company write letters under his name.

Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Has Deep Ties To Goldman Sachs

Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Has Deep Ties To Goldman Sachs

By Jake Godin | December 6, 2016

Donald Trump's treasury secretary pick not only has deep Wall Street ties, but also represents the opposite of Trump's campaign rhetoric.

Donald Trump's DC Hotel Is A Big Conflict Of Interest

Donald Trump's DC Hotel Is A Big Conflict Of Interest

By Kate Grumke | November 29, 2016

From government contracts to foreign diplomacy, the Washington, D.C., hotel presents a lot of opportunities for corruption.

Trump Handing Business To His Kids Won't Resolve Conflicts Of Interest

Trump Handing Business To His Kids Won't Resolve Conflicts Of Interest

By Jake Godin | November 29, 2016

Donald Trump says he's separating himself from his businesses by putting his kids in charge. But that won't solve the conflicts of interest.

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