conflict of interest

Edu. Dept. Awards Contract To A Company Tied To Sec. Betsy DeVos (Video)

Edu. Dept. Awards Contract To A Company Tied To Sec. Betsy DeVos (Video)

On Thursday, the Education Department selected two firms to help collect unpaid student loans. But if there is one thing we have come to understand the past year about this department under Secretary Betsy DeVos, it’s that partisan ideology and personal financial gain are at the forefront of policies her agency is charged with enforcing. Thursday’s decision […]

CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Trump Owes Millions Of Dollars To Banks Currently Lobbying The Federal Government

CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Trump Owes Millions Of Dollars To Banks Currently Lobbying The Federal Government

Even though he adamantly refuses to release his tax returns or even entertain discussion of releasing them, we do now have a partial picture of President Trump’s finances thanks to the Office of Government Ethics. A look at the financial disclosure forms filed by Trump shows that the president is in debt by at least $315 […]

Breitbart EXPOSED: Propaganda Mill For Tea Party Billionaires (AUDIO)

Breitbart EXPOSED: Propaganda Mill For Tea Party Billionaires (AUDIO)

It’s been amply established that Breitbart News Network is one of the most notorious fake news shops in the country. The site bills itself as the main mouthpiece of the alt-right, and the voice of those who want to drain the swamp. Well, it turns out that Breitbart’s premise is just as fake as the “news” […]

Trump’s Trust Is Untrustworthy–He Can Dip Into It Whenever He Wants (VIDEO, TWEETS)

Trump’s Trust Is Untrustworthy–He Can Dip Into It Whenever He Wants (VIDEO, TWEETS)

One of the measures Donald Trump supposedly took to resolve his stratospheric conflicts of interest was to put his real estate empire, the Trump Organization, into a trust controlled by his sons. Why “supposedly”? Well, Trump still retains controlling interest in his company. Additionally, he will still continue to receive many of the proceeds from deals […]

NEW: Trump’s Latest ‘Pay To Play’ Venture Proves He Hasn’t Changed One Bit (VIDEO)

NEW: Trump’s Latest ‘Pay To Play’ Venture Proves He Hasn’t Changed One Bit (VIDEO)

The President of the United States, one Donald J. Trump, holds that office in large part because he has been a successful businessman. He is, as he loves to tell us, “very rich.” Because of all that money and business success, Trump is at nearly constant risk of finding himself embroiled in huge conflicts of interest. […]

New Conflict Of Interest Question: Is Trump Selling Influence To Chinese Government? (VIDEO)

New Conflict Of Interest Question: Is Trump Selling Influence To Chinese Government? (VIDEO)

On February 21, a month after the President’s inauguration, a woman named Angela Chen bought a penthouse worth $15.8 million. The penthouse was in the Trump Park Avenue building in New York City. She bought the penthouse from a business owned by Donald Trump. H’mmm. Ms. Chen is a Chinese American business woman who runs […]

Trump Appointee Stands Down–And Shows More Ethics Than His Would-Be Boss (VIDEO, TWEET)

Trump Appointee Stands Down–And Shows More Ethics Than His Would-Be Boss (VIDEO, TWEET)

When it became apparent that many of Donald Trump’s appointees were manifestly unfit and unqualified, it was only natural to gird ourselves to pop the champagne when one of them was either defeated in the Senate or bowed out. That occasion finally came when CKE CEO and Labor Secretary pick Andy Puzder stood down when […]

Trump’s First Month: Corporate Takeover And Putting Profits Before People (VIDEO)

Trump’s First Month: Corporate Takeover And Putting Profits Before People (VIDEO)

On this week’s episode of How To Alienate Everyone Everywhere, we take a look at Donald Trump’s first month in office, and how it is glaringly obvious that he is attempting (and will succeed) to put profits for those who benefit him in their pockets before looking out for the people of this country. Let’s […]

HYPOCRITES: Trump Family Wants Fed Visas To Hire Foreign Workers (VIDEO)

HYPOCRITES: Trump Family Wants Fed Visas To Hire Foreign Workers (VIDEO)

The Washington Post reports that a company headed by President-elect Donald Trump has asked the Labor Department for special H2 visas to allow foreign workers entry into the United States to work in its Virginia vineyards. If granted, the visas would be temporary. According to the request filed with the Department of Labor, the work would […]

The Trump Organization Pressures Kuwait Embassy Into Booking Trump Hotel

The Trump Organization Pressures Kuwait Embassy Into Booking Trump Hotel

One of the biggest problems facing the Trump administration is the many conflicts of interest that will exist between President-elect Donald Trump’s role as the top executive of the federal government and his role as the de facto leader of a sprawling business empire, The Trump Organization. It seems that every day a new conflict pops up. Here’s […]

Trump Supporters Just Don’t Give A Damn About His Conflicts Of Interests (VIDEO)

Trump Supporters Just Don’t Give A Damn About His Conflicts Of Interests (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump has many business dealings around the world. These give him a number of conflicts of interest with becoming president. He was told to put his business in a blind trust, but he doesn’t seem to understand that concept. He just says that his kids will run it. Most people agree that Trump […]

REPORT: Trump’s Business Ties Are ALREADY Endangering U.S. Interests, Could Lead To Impeachment

REPORT: Trump’s Business Ties Are ALREADY Endangering U.S. Interests, Could Lead To Impeachment

Donald Trump was supposed to hold a press conference on Thursday, December 15, to discuss how he planned to separate himself from his extensive business holdings once he takes the oath of office. As President of the United States, there could be endless conflicts of interest if Trump doesn’t figure out a way to assure […]

BREAKING: Trump Won’t Explain Plan For Business Empire Until AFTER Electoral Vote (TWEETS)

BREAKING: Trump Won’t Explain Plan For Business Empire Until AFTER Electoral Vote (TWEETS)

Oh, why are we not surprised? The Trump camp has just announced that the man headed for the White House will postpone his important scheduled press conference.  This is the press conference that was supposed to take place on December 15th. You know, the press conference about his business interests. #Trump postpones press conference where he […]

Ex-Clinton Staffer Launches What Will Soon Be Your Favorite Website: Trump ‘Corrupt AF’

Ex-Clinton Staffer Launches What Will Soon Be Your Favorite Website: Trump ‘Corrupt AF’

Call it kismet. Call it karma. Call it expert timing. But most of all, call it freaking perfect. Matt Ortega, the former digital director of communications for the Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign, has just launched a new website, and it may soon become one of the most popular destinations on the internet. Interested? Just guide […]

If Trump Produces ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ He Should Fire Himself (VIDEO)

If Trump Produces ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ He Should Fire Himself (VIDEO)

By all accounts, President-elect Donald Trump is ill-prepared to be leader of the free world. Despite being the first elected president with no government or military experience, he opts out of daily intelligence briefings. His phone calls with foreign leaders have been both embarrassing and dangerous. Nonetheless, he recently decided that he can successfully split his focus […]

Trump Stock Sale Just The Tip Of The Conflict Of Interest Iceberg (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Stock Sale Just The Tip Of The Conflict Of Interest Iceberg (TWEET/VIDEO)

On December 6, 2016, Jason Miller, a spokesperson for President-elect Donald Trump, told the press that Trump had sold “all his stocks” last June. The Washington Post reports that campaign finance disclosure forms filed in May of this year showed that Trump’s holdings in publicly traded companies were worth about $40 million as of December 2015. What’s The […]

WATCH: Trump Can’t Take It With Him – Could Lose Lucrative DC Hotel Lease

WATCH: Trump Can’t Take It With Him – Could Lose Lucrative DC Hotel Lease

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) asked General Services Administration (GSA) Director Denise Turner Roth to explain how the agency will address a major conflict of interest presented by President-elect Donald Trump. They requested an answer by next Friday, December 9, 2016. Senator Warren has energetically called for […]

Office Of Government Ethics TROLLS Trump On Twitter (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Office Of Government Ethics TROLLS Trump On Twitter (TWEETS/VIDEO)

In case you’re in need of a good chuckle this week, here’s a real doozy. The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is a watchdog group that aims to prevent conflicts of interest from occurring in the highest offices in the country. They’re not exactly a casual type of people. But it appears they have […]

Trump Claims He Will Curb Conflicts Of Interest For The Presidency – But Would He? (VIDEO)

Trump Claims He Will Curb Conflicts Of Interest For The Presidency – But Would He? (VIDEO)

President-Elect Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he plans on leaving the world of business to fully focus on the world of politics. Trump plans on passing the torch to his adult children Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Trump Jr., or so he claims. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/803926488579973120 The real estate mogul makes it clear that though he is […]

The Case For Why The Electoral College Should Not Make Donald Trump President (TWEET)

The Case For Why The Electoral College Should Not Make Donald Trump President (TWEET)

In the two weeks since Election Day, we have learned two things. One is that Hillary Clinton clearly won the popular vote. The other is that Donald Trump has proven beyond any doubt that he is not fit to be president. And yet, in the face of both of these facts, Trump is poised to […]

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