A top ethics official says Trump is setting a bad example


President-elect Donald Trump's plan to let his sons run his business drew a biting attack Wednesday from the federal government's top ethics official, who said Trump is setting a bad example for the rest of government. “The only thing this has in common with a blind trust is the label ‘trust,'" Shaub said. Just because the federal conflict-of-interest law doesn’t apply to the president doesn’t mean no conflicts will occur, he said. He said he was speaking out in hopes that “some constructive feedback” from the office could encourage Trump to change his plan. “He’s going to be asking our men and women in uniform to risk their lives in conflicts around the world.


Source:   Los Angeles Times
January 11, 2017 23:27 UTC






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