Tag: Conflicts of Interest

It’s Complicated, Trump Group Says of Donating Profit From Foreign Officials

The public disclosure of the document has now set off new questions about whether the president could potentially run afoul of a provision in the Constitution known as the Emoluments…
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How to Woo Chinese Investors: With Visa Offers and the Trump Name

They have helped find Chinese investors for many developers’ giant projects, including numerous luxury high-rises in Manhattan, a sprawling complex of apartment buildings in Brooklyn and a golf course in…
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Trump’s Business Ties to Middle East Precede Him

His first stop will be in Saudi Arabia, where at least 55 world leaders and other industry leaders are expected to take part in three summit meetings in Riyadh. While…
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Jared Kushner’s Sister Highlights Family Ties in Pitch to Chinese Investors

The project was advertised to Chinese investors as the latest offering from the “star Kushner real estate family.” The project, which includes two towers, 1,476 luxury apartments and even a…
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As Tax Day Approaches, Protesters Demand to See Trump’s Returns

“70% want to see your taxes — that’s bigly!” one sign read. It was a reference to the lopsided majorities that polls show want the president to release his returns,…
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With Trump Appointees, a Raft of Potential Conflicts and ‘No Transparency’

Another case involves Chad Wolf, who spent the past several years lobbying to secure funding for the Transportation Security Administration to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a new…
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Trump Aides’ Disclosures Reveal Surge in Lucrative Political Work

Much of the new business has come through “super PACs” and political nonprofit groups whose fund-raising has soared since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010. While such groups…
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Michael Flynn Failed to Disclose Income From Russia-Linked Entities

Photo Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, in January. Mr. Flynn reported an income of $1.37 million to $1.47 million. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times Michael T.…
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Icahn Raises Ethics Flags With Dual Roles as Investor and Trump Adviser

The merging of private business interest with government affairs — aspects of which have previously been reported by Bloomberg, but which The New York Times has found further evidence of…
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