Eve Levin  //  7/23/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump’s campaign committee paid the law firm of an attorney representing Donald Trump, Jr. last month, two weeks before the representation was announced (WaPo).

Walter Shaub, former director of the Office of Government Ethics, called for significant revisions to federal laws on ethics and conflicts of interest in the wake of shortcomings revealed by Donald Trump’s presidency (NYTimes). 

  • Mr. Shaub’s list of recommendations is available here.

Banking regulators are reviewing hundreds of millions of dollars in loans that President Trump received through Deutsche Bank (NYT).

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump reportedly asked Andrew McCabe how he voted in the 2016 presidential election while McCabe was under consideration as James Comey's temporary replacement at the FBI.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

Despite President Trump's denials, the tax bill would certainly benefit him.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School