//  6/4/17  //  Topic Update

In the New York Times, Lily Batchelder looks at how the cap on pass-through business income stands to benefit very few, including President Trump.

Documents acquired through a public records request provide an early indication of how the Department of Justice under President Trump will handle conflicts of interest, Zoe Tillman writes on Buzzfeed.

Jared Kushner’s company used a federal loan program intended to subsidize low-income housing to build a luxury residential buildingreports Shawn Boburg in The Washington Post.

After pressure, the White House publicly disclosed its ethics waivers online (Sunlight FoundationPOGO).

  • White House counsel Donald McGahn and other former Jones Day lawyers received blanket waivers allowing them to bypass President Trump’s ethics executive order (ABA Journal).

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