Many people seem to have forgotten that just two weeks ago Donald Trump was accused of accepting a $500 million bribe in exchange for allowing Chinese phone company ZTE to resume operations in the United States. The entire transaction was ignored by Congressional Republicans whose job includes providing oversight of the presidency and the executive branch.
Luckily we have watchdog groups looking out for all of the sleazy things going on in the Trump Administration. One such group, ProPublica, recently discovered more “mistakes” made by Presidential Son-in-Law Jared Kushner on his financial disclosure forms, and said it is the 40th time his forms have had to be revised.
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House’s Office of Budget and Management, created a stir in Washington this week when he said that when he was in Congress he only talked to lobbyists who gave him substantial campaign contributions.
The Whitefish contract is quickly spiraling into a major scandal that perfectly captures the rampant corruption of the Trump administration.
Trump's Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt meets near-daily with those he's supposed to be regulating, including top corporate executives and lobbyists, and almost no meetings with environmental groups or citizen groups.
Donald Trump didn't drain the swamp. He is profiting off of the swamp, as a new investigation reveals that dozens of government contractors and lobbyists have memberships at Trump's golf clubs.
Trump's son in law's sister Nicole Kushner gave a presentation in China explaining how wealthy investors could immigrate to the US by investing $500,000 in a Kushner real estate project in New Jersey.
The lies from Trump's team would have sent religious Republicans into near-fatal apoplexy if it was a Democratic administration.
This latest Trump abomination reveals why he and his administration hold a criminal mindset; they are above the law and because Trump won the election.
"If you have one of those, you can get away with pretty much anything when it comes to selling out, cursing out, or compromising your own country."
Republicans know what collusion means, but they must consider Donald Trump much more than a family member because they conspired to help him conceal his corruption by aiding his attempt at keeping his tax returns out of the public’s eye.
“One of the top priorities of President Trump...was to allow oil and gas companies to cover up payments and bribes to foreign dictators"
Chaffetz's position is that wealth puts you above the law: “The president and vice president are exempt. The voters understood this was a wealthy individual.”
On Thursday, President-elect took to Twitter to fill the swamp even more with an unethical push for L.L. Bean, the company of Trump PAC donor.
"The @SenateGOP are bypassing important steps to make sure these billionaire cabinet nominees are free of dangerous conflicts of interest."
Senate Democrats are calling for the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Trump's HHS nominee, Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) for making $300,000 in trades in healthcare stocks while pushing legislation that would impact the stock price of the companies Price owned shares in.
Suspected of receiving illicit gifts and favors from foreign and domestic business executives, Netanyahu was questioned by police “under caution.”
"Corruption, scandals, gutting of ethics rules aren't new; they've been the GOP way going all the way back to Reagan. "