Jackie Northam

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Trump Talks Up His Luxury Hotel; Ethics Expert Pounces

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The president-elect went to his new luxury hotel in Washington on the day before his inauguration. He called his property "gorgeous." An ethics expert warned against coming ethical violations.

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Trump's Washington Hotel Draws Protesters — And Ethics Concerns

Thursday, January 19, 2017

When Trump becomes president, he may violate the lease on his Washington, D.C., hotel. A government agency owns the building, and the contract specifies no elected U.S. official may hold the lease.

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Trump Says He Won't Build A $2 Billion Golf Course In Dubai. He Has 2 Already

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Trump says he rejected a $2 billion deal to develop a golf course in Dubai. But he already has two golf courses in the works with the same developer.

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President-Elect Trump Announces Plan To Address Business Conflicts

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Trump will continue to own the Trump organization, but he will turn management over to his two grown sons. He announced that and other plans to diminish conflicts of interest.

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Trump D.C. Hotel Contractors Say They're Owed Millions

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Liens filed by construction firms against the Trump Organization's new luxury Washington hotel claim they're owed more than $5 million for unpaid work. The federal government holds the building lease.

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Trump Names Son-In-Law As A Senior Adviser Raising More Ethics Issues

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump has named Jared Kushner, daughter Ivanka Trump's husband, as a senior adviser to the president — raising questions about both nepotism and conflicts of interest.

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Trump Business Deals In Southeast Asia Raise Conflict Of Interest Concerns

Friday, January 06, 2017

Some analysts say any involvement by President-elect Trump in a project, even if just his name, can create a conflict of interest, complicating national security, foreign policy or economic concerns.

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Trump's Pick For U.S. Trade Representative Hints At Big Policy Overhaul

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Robert Lighthizer, 69, has long advocated a tougher stand on trade with China, which is in line with President-elect Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric.

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Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Obama administration is expelling 35 Russian intelligence operatives and imposing sanctions on Russian intelligence services in response to Kremlin efforts to influence the presidential election.

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John Kerry Defends And Outlines U.S. Approach In Israel

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

With his tenure as Secretary of State rapidly pulling to a close, John Kerry made an impassioned argument for a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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For Global Investors, 'Uncertainty' Over Business Climate Under Trump

Sunday, December 25, 2016

The U.S. has long enjoyed a solid reputation as a trustworthy place to do business. But President-elect Trump's potential conflicts of interest around the globe could challenge that reputation.

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A Boeing-Iran Deal Could Be On President-Elect Trump's Chopping Block

Monday, December 12, 2016

Boeing says its $17 billion deal with Iran Air will help support thousands of U.S. jobs. But the deal, made possible through the Iran nuclear agreement, is under threat with the incoming president.

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Energy Giant Shell Inks Oil Deal With Iran

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future. It's the largest energy company to return since sanctions were lifted.

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Trump's Phone Call To Taiwan's Leader Risks China Tensions

Monday, December 05, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's telephone conversation with Taiwan's president broke four decades of diplomatic protocol. There's concern it could also spark a crisis with China, which considers Taiwan a renegade province.

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Trump Gushes About Pakistan In Call With Its Prime Minister

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The U.S. and Pakistan have had strained relations for years. But in a phone call between Donald Trump and Pakistan's leader, the president-elect was full of effusive praise.

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Trump's Loans From Troubled German Bank Pose Conflict Of Interest

Thursday, December 01, 2016

His new hotel's $200 million renovation was financed by Deutsche Bank. The Justice Department is set to impose a multibillion-dollar fine on the bank. And Trump will oversee the Justice Department.

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Law Professor: Trump Can't Hold Lease On His Hotel Near White House

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donald Trump has a 60-year lease on his new hotel, just a few blocks from the White House. But its terms say no elected U.S. official shall benefit from the lease.

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Trump's Rejection Of TPP Paves Way For China To Strike Asian Trade Deals

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's abandonment of the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens the way for China to strike its own deals across Asia.

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Obama Isn't Expected To Push Congress On Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

Friday, November 11, 2016

Republicans already have said they won't consider it in the lame-duck session. The pact would eliminate many tariffs and support tough protections for things like copyrights and intellectual property.

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How U.S. Trade Policy Could Change Under The Trump Administration

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Donald Trump appealed to voters who have been hurt by globalization, promising he would rip up or renegotiate trade deals. Many Republicans, however, back the trade pacts.

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