Jackie Northam

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Trump's Sons Heading To Dubai As Business Interests Continue To Expand Overseas

Friday, February 17, 2017

The president's eldest sons will cut the ribbon on a new Trump golf course in Dubai this weekend. The Trump family stands to profit, while U.S. taxpayers pick up the tab for Secret Service protection.


China Grants Trump A Valuable Trademark Registration

Thursday, February 16, 2017

For years, President Trump has been seeking to expand his trademark registrations in China. This week, he won a case. But ethics experts say that raises questions about conflict of interest.


Canadian Prime Minister Talks Trade, Immigration In First Meeting With Trump

Monday, February 13, 2017

There's concern that Canada may get swept up in any disagreement or trade war between the U.S. and Mexico. Canada's ambassador has said Canada needs to avoid becoming "collateral damage."


Trump Tower In Toronto Is Up For Sale And Facing Legal Woes

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Toronto has gone bust. Investors have lost millions and Trump has been sued, along with the project's two Russian-Canadian developers.


As Trump Hotels Expand, Trump Club Also Raises Fees - And Eyebrows

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Trump Organization plans to open many hotels during this administration. And company's Mar-a-Lago club is doubling initiation fees. Ethicists say Trump is improperly profiting from his office.


Trump Files Documents To Shift Management Of Businesses To His Sons

Monday, January 23, 2017

For many weeks, the president said he would step away from managing his businesses, but he offered no evidence. Now documents are turning up, showing he no longer is listed as top executive.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.