Eve Levin  //  7/9/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump continues to mix politics with business, as detailed in this master list of President Trump’s conflicts of interestswrites Kate Brannen on Just Security.

The Trump Organization has renewed domain names for potential Russian business ventures (Politico).

Walter Shaub, director of the independent Office of Government Ethics, announced that he will resign before his term is scheduled to end (WaPo).

  • Read his resignation letter here.
  • Shaub announced his resignation on CBS News here.
  • The Sunlight Foundation offered an opinion on the significance for Trump’s conflicts here.
  • Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee wants Walter Shaub to testify before Congress (Politico).
  • Shaub will join the Campaign Legal Center as a Senior Director of Ethics beginning July 19.

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