Britany Riley // 8/27/17 //
Blackstone has reaped rewards from C.E.O. Stephen Schwarzman’s consistent support for President Trump (NYT).
The Secret Service cannot pay to protect President Trump and his large family as the agency has already hit its caps for salary and overtime allowances (CNN, LATimes).
After a lawsuit, the Secret Service has agreed not to delete White House visitor log data (Politico).
Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, touted her wealth on Instagram, posting a photo of her stepping off an Air Force plane; responding to backlash, a Treasury spokesperson said: “The Mnuchins are reimbursing the government for [Linton’s] travel” (CNN).
Justice Neil Gorsuch’s upcoming speech at the Trump Hotel does not pose ethical concerns, argues Jonathan Adler at Volokh Conspiracy.