Jackie Northam

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GSA Says Trump D.C. Hotel Lease Is Valid, Despite Ban On Elected Officials

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The General Services Administration says while the contract bars elected officials, the Trump Organization may lease the Old Post Office because President Trump moved his businesses into a trust.

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Ivanka Trump's Move To The White House Raises Questions About Ethics

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ethics experts say Ivanka's dual role as a business owner and West Wing adviser raises concerns about nepotism and conflict of interest. Ivanka says she will comply voluntarily with ethics rules.

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Ethics Experts Raise Alarm Over Ivanka Trump's White House Role

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump is getting an office in the White House and access to classified information, despite having no formal position in the administration. Ethics analysts are crying foul over this unprecedented move.

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At Trump's D.C. Hotel, A U.S.-Turkey Relations Conference Stirs Up Ethics Questions

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Holding the event at the Trump hotel could be seen as a way to "purchase access to the Trump administration by enriching President Trump and his family," says government ethics scholar Kathleen Clark.

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Former Trump National Security Adviser Was Paid To Advise Russian Firms

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Michael Flynn collected more than $50,000 by companies, including a Kremlin-backed television network, to talk about U.S. intelligence, according to documents released in a congressional inquiry.

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These Days, Business Travel By Trump's Sons Is Costly And Complicated

Monday, March 06, 2017

With the Trump family "so involved in international business, the logistical issues, costs and security risks are more substantial than we're used to seeing," says an expert in presidential travel.

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Kuwait Celebration At Trump Hotel Raises Conflict Of Interest Questions

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Kuwait is celebrating its national day at the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The ambassador rejects suggestions that Kuwait is trying to curry favor with President Trump.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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