Conflict of Interest

Jon Queally, staff writer
In an interview with the New York Times released Wednesday evening—with remarks described as "insane" and "unbelievable"—President Donald Trump openly admits he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions, a loyal campaign surrogate, to be his attorney general if he'd known Sessions would ultimately recuse himself on matters related to Russia and...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
President Donald Trump in January 2017 surrounded by members of his senior staff, including White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, and Senior Counselor Stephen Bannon. (Photo: Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images)
Candidate Donald Trump's pledge to "drain the swamp" was apparently made with a...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"If President Trump believes that identifying all the prohibited foreign emoluments he is currently receiving would be too challenging or would harm his business ventures, his options are to divest his ownership or submit a proposal to Congress to ask for our consent," said Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.). (Photo: AP)
Despite promising to donate whatever profits President Donald Trump makes from...