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Trump's Conflicts of Interest

Jared Kushner And Ivanka Trump Made At Least $82 Million In 20170:49
June 11, 2018
By James Packard

Jared Kushner And Ivanka Trump Made At Least $82 Million In 2017

Presidential advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump brought in at least $82 million last year, which reignites ethics concerns.
Campaign Contributions Aren't Always Obvious — They Might Be 'In-Kind'2:58
April 17, 2018
By Phil Pruitt, Chance Seales

Campaign Contributions Aren't Always Obvious — They Might Be 'In-Kind'

A contribution is a contribution.
Paul Manafort Violated Bail Agreement, Robert Mueller's Team Says0:45
December 4, 2017
By Jake Jones

Paul Manafort Violated Bail Agreement, Robert Mueller's Team Says

A court filing said Mueller's team recently found out Manafort was working on an editorial about his political work in Ukraine.
The Trump Foundation Is Closing After Admitting It Broke IRS Rules0:43
November 20, 2017
By Jake Jones

The Trump Foundation Is Closing After Admitting It Broke IRS Rules

Then-President-elect Trump said in December he would close down the foundation.
Assange Confirms Trump Campaign's Data Firm Approached WikiLeaks0:51
October 25, 2017
By Jake Jones

Assange Confirms Trump Campaign's Data Firm Approached WikiLeaks

The story connecting the data firm and WikiLeaks was first reported by The Daily Beast.
California Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Targeting Trump's Tax Returns1:22
October 16, 2017
By Jake Jones

California Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Targeting Trump's Tax Returns

More than 20 states have advanced bills similar to the one Brown vetoed, but none of those bills have become law.
Trump Administration Releases Tiny Sliver Of Mar-A-Lago Visitor Logs1:11
September 15, 2017
By Matt Picht

Trump Administration Releases Tiny Sliver Of Mar-A-Lago Visitor Logs

After a court order, the Department of Justice released a list of 22 people who visited Mar-a-Lago when President Trump was there.
Ivanka Trump Entangled In Myriad Conflicts Of Interest2:01
September 7, 2017
By Liz Wahl

Ivanka Trump Entangled In Myriad Conflicts Of Interest

The White House adviser and first daughter negotiates both U.S. policy and trade deals for her personal business with foreign powers.
Inside The Fight To Uncover Trump's Financial Conflicts Of Interest2:44
August 24, 2017

Inside The Fight To Uncover Trump's Financial Conflicts Of Interest

Attorney generals are taking on Trump's conflicts of interest because they say Congress isn't doing its job as a check on the president.
Trump Tweeted He Has 'Complete Power To Pardon.' But Does He?1:29
July 23, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

Trump Tweeted He Has 'Complete Power To Pardon.' But Does He?

Even experts can't agree on whether or not the president can pardon himself.
Meet The DOJ Official Who Could Take Over The Trump Investigation1:10
June 16, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Meet The DOJ Official Who Could Take Over The Trump Investigation

Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand could oversee the Trump-Russia investigation if Rod Rosenstein recuses himself due to conflicts of interest.
Congressional Democrats Plan To Sue President Trump Over His Conflicts1:18
June 7, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Congressional Democrats Plan To Sue President Trump Over His Conflicts

Over 100 congressional Democrats will sue President Trump, saying his D.C. hotel violates the emoluments clause of the Constitution.
Another Trump Associate Declined Congress' Request For Russia Info1:29
May 30, 2017
By Jake Jones

Another Trump Associate Declined Congress' Request For Russia Info

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen denied a congressional request to turn over documents and to testify.
Kushner Family Business Is Taking Advantage Of This Immigration Policy1:25
May 7, 2017
By Jake Jones

Kushner Family Business Is Taking Advantage Of This Immigration Policy

Jared Kushner's sister is using a U.S. visa program to raise money for her family's real estate company.
#TaxDay Demonstrations In Several Cities Get A Presidential Response0:58
April 16, 2017
By Jake Jones

#TaxDay Demonstrations In Several Cities Get A Presidential Response

Demonstrators took to the streets in several cities calling for the president to release his tax returns.
For $200,000 You Can Witness History At President Trump's Club0:45
February 13, 2017
By Kate Grumke

For $200,000 You Can Witness History At President Trump's Club

Trump seems to have set up a classic pay-to-play situation at his Florida club.
Conflicted: A Newsy Special Report14:44
February 1, 2017
By Kate Grumke, Zach Toombs

Conflicted: A Newsy Special Report

This special report explores the unprecedented conflicts of interest in the Trump White House.
Trump Businesses' Foreign Debt Could Be A Conflict Of Interest1:44
February 1, 2017
By Kate Grumke

Trump Businesses' Foreign Debt Could Be A Conflict Of Interest

Because President Trump hasn't fully divested, this is still a problem.
Countries With Trump Business Interests Spared From Immigration Ban0:37
January 26, 2017
By Zach Toombs

Countries With Trump Business Interests Spared From Immigration Ban

Middle Eastern countries where Trump has done business weren't included in his refugee and visa ban.
Letter Says Trump Resigned From His Companies Before Taking Office0:59
January 23, 2017
By Matt Picht

Letter Says Trump Resigned From His Companies Before Taking Office

The Trump Organization has released the president's letter of resignation from almost 500 companies.
Ethics Watchdogs Have A Problem With Trump's White House Website1:21
January 21, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Ethics Watchdogs Have A Problem With Trump's White House Website

Melania Trump's bio on the White House website was changed to omit the name of her jewelry line QVC used to sell.
First Petitions To Trump's White House Are All About Trump's Finances1:06
January 20, 2017
By Matt Picht

First Petitions To Trump's White House Are All About Trump's Finances

The first two petitions on President Trump's official petition site asked him to release his tax returns and divest of his businesses.
Unless He Divests, Trump Will Owe Wall Street Hundreds Of Millions1:24
January 18, 2017
By Zach Toombs

Unless He Divests, Trump Will Owe Wall Street Hundreds Of Millions

Banks like Wells Fargo will be regulated by Trump's appointees. Those banks also hold millions in debt from the new president.
Trump's Sons Will Manage Business During His Presidency0:45
January 11, 2017
By Kate Grumke

Trump's Sons Will Manage Business During His Presidency

He's not selling it but instead putting the assets in a trust.
Donald Trump's Conflicts Of Interest Are Unprecedented1:19
January 10, 2017
By Zach Toombs

Donald Trump's Conflicts Of Interest Are Unprecedented

The new president and his family are positioned to profit from policy they help create.
Why The Trump Organization Being $315M In Debt Is A Big Deal1:11
January 7, 2017
By Jake Jones

Why The Trump Organization Being $315M In Debt Is A Big Deal

Over 150 separate financial institutions hold the Trump Organization's debt. Experts say that's a conflict-of-interest nightmare.
How Trump Could Get Rid Of His Business Conflicts Of Interest1:09
January 4, 2017
By Kate Grumke

How Trump Could Get Rid Of His Business Conflicts Of Interest

Trump will have to take some big steps to appease his critics.
Trump's Cabinet Faces More Conflict-Of-Interest Scrutiny Than He Does1:42
December 21, 2016
By Kate Grumke

Trump's Cabinet Faces More Conflict-Of-Interest Scrutiny Than He Does

The Cabinet members will have a harder time getting away with conflicts of interest than the president-elect.
Who Can Hold Donald Trump Accountable On Conflicts Of Interest?2:04
December 14, 2016
By Kate Grumke

Who Can Hold Donald Trump Accountable On Conflicts Of Interest?

President-elect Donald Trump's businesses have opened the door to potential corruption allegations in an unprecedented way.
Trump's Secretary Of State Pick Has A Big Reason To Be Nice To Russia1:12
December 13, 2016
By Eugene Daniels

Trump's Secretary Of State Pick Has A Big Reason To Be Nice To Russia

If sanctions against Russia are ever lifted, Exxon could make millions upon millions of dollars.
Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists0:42
December 8, 2016
By Jake Godin

Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists

As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt was caught letting lobbyists for an oil company write letters under his name.
Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Has Deep Ties To Goldman Sachs1:09
December 6, 2016
By Jake Godin

Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Has Deep Ties To Goldman Sachs

Donald Trump's treasury secretary pick not only has deep Wall Street ties, but also represents the opposite of Trump's campaign rhetoric.
Donald Trump's DC Hotel Is A Big Conflict Of Interest1:55
November 29, 2016
By Kate Grumke

Donald Trump's DC Hotel Is A Big Conflict Of Interest

From government contracts to foreign diplomacy, the Washington, D.C., hotel presents a lot of opportunities for corruption.
Trump Handing Business To His Kids Won't Resolve Conflicts Of Interest1:01
November 29, 2016
By Jake Godin

Trump Handing Business To His Kids Won't Resolve Conflicts Of Interest

Donald Trump says he's separating himself from his businesses by putting his kids in charge. But that won't solve the conflicts of interest.