Next week Donald Trump Jr. will attend a pre launch event in Jakarta on August 13th for two ongoing projects in Bali and Lido.
As Defense Secretary, Mattis worked with HHS to help facilitate the Trump administration’s family separation policy, and now stands to profit.
President Trump’s actions and advocacy in the White House affect his personal profits, this time likely by millions.
In the weeks leading up to the announcement of her nomination, Judy Shelton repeatedly visited Trump Hotel in Washington, DC and conducted interviews in the lobby.
No modern president has so blatantly profited from his political position before, or centered the 4th of July celebration so squarely around himself.
Independent oversight is the job of an IG, and is one that Ennis cannot fill effectively at the Department of Interior.
Kelly now stands to profit from a disastrous policy that he advocated for, demonstrating how the revolving door spins between government and industry.
On questions of ethics, the Trump administration has not earned the benefit of the doubt, and neither has the leadership of the Interior Department under Trump appointees.
The DOD IG role is particularly important in light of an increased number of sexual assault victim reprisal cases, and Acting Secretary Shanahan’s ethics questions.
President Trump tweeted promoting his golf course in Scotland: “Very proud of perhaps the greatest golf course anywhere in the world. Also, furthers U.K. relationship!”
With recent news of efforts at DHS and Education to frustrate acting IG investigations, concern about the high number of vacancies is real and growing.
We remain in the dark about whether outside groups like the NRA or Federalist Society funded White House staff travel between April 1 and September 30, 2018.