Peter Overby

Peter Overby appears in the following:

Progressives Push New York Attorney General To Investigate Trump

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and other state attorneys general have been examining how Trump's presidential actions could conflict with his continuing corporate interests.

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Critics Say Trump Group Doing New Foreign Deals, Despite Pledge To Refrain

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Trump Organization reportedly is moving ahead with plans for resorts in Scotland and the Dominican Republic. Last month, President Trump's attorney said he would take on "no new deals" overseas.

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Ethics Experts Find Holes In Trump's Firewall Against Conflicts

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

President Trump signed over 488 business entities, including his luxury hotel in Washington, to a trust. But a document says those assets are held "for the exclusive benefit of Donald J. Trump."

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South Dakotans Voted For Tougher Ethics Laws, But Lawmakers Object

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

A ballot measure last fall targeted South Dakota's status as the only state that allowed lobbyists to give politicians unlimited and undisclosed gifts. Now lawmakers have voted to repeal the law.

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South Dakota Lawmakers Set To Repeal Recent Ethics Reforms

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Voters in South Dakota adopted a package of ethics and campaign finance reforms in November. Now the legislature is declaring a state of emergency in order to repeal it.

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How Does Trump's Immigration Freeze Square With His Business Interests?

Saturday, January 28, 2017

The executive action targets seven majority-Muslim countries, but not six others where the president's private businesses are engaged.

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Trump And His Organization Lawyer Up For The Ethics War Ahead

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Eric Trump called it an "exciting new chapter at the Trump Organization." But to progressive group Public Citizen, "It wouldn't matter if the Trump Organization hired Archbishop Desmond Tutu."

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For Trump Presidency, Old Ethics Laws Meet New Money-Making Methods

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Federal ethics laws were written to cover 20th century wealth, such as stocks and bonds. But President-elect Donald Trump derives much of his fortune from his name. What now?

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Proposed Fundraiser Featuring Trump's Sons Raises Questions

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

An online invitation to a charity event raised questions about exchanging huge charitable donations for face time with Trumps' oldest sons. The invitation was later removed from the event website.

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Donald Trump Ordered For Deposition In D.C. Hotel Restaurant Case

Saturday, December 17, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to testify under oath in January at Trump Tower — just weeks before he raises his hand to swear in at his inauguration.

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Trump Ordered For Deposition In D.C. Hotel Restaurant Case

Saturday, December 17, 2016

President-elect Trump is scheduled to testify under oath in January at Trump Tower — just weeks before he raises his hand to swear in at his inauguration.

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Federal Agencies Pressure Trump To Address Conflicts Of Interest

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

President-elect Trump promised to hold a press conference on Thursday to address conflicts of interest. Instead, he has postponed that event indefinitely. He said in tweets this week that his sons would run his businesses. But late Tuesday, the Office of Government Ethics said having his children run his business does not eliminate conflicts. And on Wednesday, the General Services Administration addressed Trump's conflicts involving his Washington, D.C., hotel.

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Behind Trump's Taiwan Phone Chat, A Veteran Washington Insider

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Former GOP senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole helped Taiwan connect with the Trump transition team. Federal disclosure reports show Dole has lobbied for Taiwan for nearly two decades.

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Bob Dole Lobbied Trump Team On Outreach To Taiwan

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Bob Dole, a former GOP senator and presidential candidate, has been working as a foreign agent for the government of Taiwan, according to disclosure documents filed with the Justice Department. The filing shows that the World War II hero, now acting as a lobbyist with the Washington law firm Alston & Bird, coordinated with Trump's campaign and his transition team to set up meetings between Trump's advisers and Taiwan officials.

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Political Money Trail: From Big Donors' Wallets To Field Operations

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Hillary Victory Fund raises major contributions and distributes the cash to Democratic organizations up and down the line. We follow the money from George Soros to field canvassers in Virginia.

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Clinton Foundation To Adjust Its Model If Hillary Is Elected President

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Clinton Foundation, a big organization that has led to big political headaches for Bill and Hillary Clinton, plans to spin off its international work if Hillary is elected president.

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Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The foundation would give up its most recognizable parts, including its major global health and wellness programs.

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Money Race Accelerates For Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Both candidates had record months for collecting cash.

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Koch Network Building A Senate Wall Against Trump

Friday, August 19, 2016

Four years after the Koch political network spent heavily to back Republican nominee Mitt Romney, it's now spending millions to save the GOP Senate majority from their own presidential candidate.

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Bill Clinton, Big Money To Leave Foundation If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The former president told staff he'll step down from the board of the Clinton Foundation and it would stop accepting money from corporate and foreign sources, if Hillary Clinton wins the election.

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