Trump’s ‘Pact’ Not to Talk Business With Sons

Donald Trump's refusal to take the steps necessary to avoid obvious conflicts of interest is a perfect recipe for corruption. After putting his sons in charge of his companies, they swore that they wouldn't talk about business. That lasted all of a few weeks. … [Read more...]

The Bizarre Story of Trump, Woolsey and Turkey

Remember when former CIA Director James Woolsey was an adviser to Trump during the campaign and a member of the transition team? He suddenly quit the team after a brief stint and now he tells a story to the Wall Street Journal with all kinds of dark implications for Trump and Michael Flynn. … [Read more...]

Report: Bharara Was Investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price

ProPublica, the multiple Pulitzer prize winning non-profit news organization that does amazing work, reports that former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was investigating Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price when he was fired by Trump. The investigation focused on the shady stock deals he made in Congress. … [Read more...]

Netanyahu Likely to Face Criminal Charges for Corruption

It's looking more and more like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is going to face serious consequences for his attempt to gain better news coverage by hurting a rival newspaper and for accepting illegal gifts from donors. The police in Israel are likely to recommend criminal charges after their investigation. … [Read more...]

Conway Violates Ethics Law to Promote Ivanka Trump’s Products

Baghdad Kellyanne Conway quite blatantly violated federal ethics laws by going on national television with Fox and Friends and telling people to buy some of Ivanka Trump's clothing line and other products. This is as obviously illegal as it an be. … [Read more...]

Melania Trump Admits to Trying to Profit from Being First Lady

Melania Trump has filed another defamation suit against the Daily Mail, a vile tabloid that deserves to be sued. And frankly, I hope she wins. But one of the grounds for the suit is that they prevented her from profiting from being first lady. … [Read more...]

Think Trump Really Signed Over His Assets? Silly You.

In case you were fooled by that ridiculous dog and pony show that Donald Trump made about how he was placing all his assets in a trust and would no longer be involved in the day-to-day operations, the trust documents are now public and, in the most predictable outcome ever, the trust does no such thing. … [Read more...]

The Corruption of Trump’s Immigration Order

If you needed yet another reason to view Donald Trump as corrupt, look no further than his immigration order, which forbids immigration from seven Muslim nations -- but none of the ones that he does business with, even though some of them are far more involved in terrorism than the ones that are targeted. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Reckless and Dangerous Attack on the EPA

How do you destroy one of the most important federal agencies? By appointing one of its enemies to lead it and by undermining its ability to do its job. That's what Trump is doing to the EPA, promising to do away with 75% of its regulations. The results will be bad. … [Read more...]

The Netanyahu Scandal Just Gets Worse and Worse

New excerpts of the recordings made of conversations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and newspaper publisher Arnon Mozes have been released and they pretty much kill any defense of Netanyahu. He outright promises to bury a Shelden Adelson's rival publication. … [Read more...]

Trump Reveals His Inevitably Worthless Business Plan

When Trump said last month that he was going to make a plan to eliminate conflicts of interest between his business holdings and his duties as president, I made the easiest prediction in history: This "plan" would be absolutely meaningless. Give me a cookie. … [Read more...]

No Wonder Trump Likes Netenyahu So Much

I think we have a clue as to why Donald Trump so strongly supports Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu so much -- they're two peas in a pod. Netenyahu has been caught on tape offering to hobble a competing newspaper in exchange for favorable coverage from another. Bonus points: the competing paper is owned by Shelden Adelson. … [Read more...]