Common Cause wants to

Stop Donald Trump's conflicts of interest

President-elect Donald Trump must immediately sell off his assets and place them in an independent, blind trust.

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5 ethics steps watchdog groups want Trump to take

Donald Trump to date has said he intends to move all his financial assets with the Trump Organization over to his three oldest adult children and a “team of highly skilled executives.” | AP Photo 5 ethics steps watchdog groups want Trump to take By Darren Samuelsohn 11/17/16 12:47 PM EST …Read More
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Congressional phones jammed by calls for Trump conflict-of-interest investigation

Washington Post
If you’re trying to call the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, you might find yourself on hold for … the afternoon. The committee’s phones became jammed most of Friday after several Facebook posts calling for an investigation into President-elect Donald Trump’s finances started to go viral. The messages urged readers to call the…Read More

President-elect Trump must put his holdings into a blind trust to stop any "stay-to-play" conflicts of interest from foreign diplomats…Read More

For foreign diplomats, Trump hotel is place to be

Washington Post
About 100 foreign diplomats, from Brazil to Turkey, gathered at the Trump International Hotel this week to sip Trump-branded champagne, dine on sliders and hear a sales pitch about the U.S. president-elect’s newest hotel. The event for the diplomatic community, held one week after the election, was in the Lincoln Library, a junior ballroom with…Read More
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