US Politics in Trump era Public date: 19.09.2019 21:40:40

Publisher: Crooks and Liars

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21 Nov 2016

Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA) Introduces Legislation To Stop Trump From Profiting Off The Presidency

Congresswoman Katherine Clark has introduced legislation to ensure that U.S. Presidents are required to resolve any conflicts of interest with regard to financial interests and official responsibilities. Current law prohibits federal office holders from engaging in government business when they stand to gain profit. The President and Vice President are currently exempt from this statute. Clark’s Presidential Accountability Act removes this exemption and requires the President and Vice President to place their assets in a certified blind trust or disclose to the Office of Government Ethics and the public when they make a decision  that affects their personal finances
Congresswoman Katherine Clark has introduced legislation to ensure that U.S. Presidents are required to resolve any...

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