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  • Trump Owns Stock In Dakota Access Oil Pipeline; Is This A Conflict Of Interest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump’s investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president. Concern about Trump’s possible conflicts comes amid protests that unfold daily along the proposed pipeline route. The […] More

  • Conflict of Interest Law Does Not Apply But Experts Say Trump Walks Fine Ethical Line

    In a meeting with The New York Times Tuesday, Donald Trump said “the law is totally on my side” on whether he will keep his official and personal business separated as commander-in-chief. “The president can’t have a conflict of interest,” he said. While Trump, as president, may be exempt from the main conflict-of-interest statute for […] More

  • The Truth About Trump’s Controversial Conflict Of Interest Statement

    Former White House ethics lawyers explain. With Donald Trump’s global business empire already reaching such nations as Azerbaijan, Turkey, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates—and eager to enter new realms—the potential for conflicts of interests both domestically and internationally has long been obvious. It’s clear also that the “blind trust” candidate Trump has been talking about […] More

  • Trump Has No Plans To Cut Business Ties

    Billionaire US President-elect Donald Trump has said he is not obliged to cut ties to his business empire when he takes office on 20 January. A Democratic senator is tabling a resolution calling on him to liquidate his assets to prove he does not intend to profit from the office of president. There is no […] More