Derek Reinbold  //  4/2/17  //  Topic Update

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Tom Carper wrote to the Office of Government Ethics to ensure Ivanka Trump complies with all ethics laws as she expands her role in the White House (Politico).

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Trump’s nominee to lead the FDA, has reported receiving millions of dollars from large drug makers in recent years, reports NYT. 

Last week, the Supreme Court warned against the appointment of “unfit characters” and “family connection,” and as Niko Bowie explains here, that warning is relevant to several legally dubious Trump Administration appointments (Take Care).

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