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originally posted by: mOjOm
How can you guys not see the issue here???
His business dealings are supposed to be in a blind trust remember??? His sons are supposed to be in charge of the Trump business now and Trump isn't supposed to be in charge of it at all.
It's a conflict of interest for The President to be handling his private business affairs while he's serving as President. He's not working for himself anymore remember??? He's working for the American People now.
FFS. Use you GD heads for once. This is yet one more lie on top of how many f*cking lies now???
When President Donald Trump placed his businesses in a trust upon entering the White House, he put his sons in charge and claimed to distance himself from his sprawling empire. “I hope at the end of eight years I’ll come back and say, ‘Oh you did a good job,’” Trump said at a Jan. 11 press conference. Trump’s lawyer explained that the president “was completely isolating himself from his business interests.”
LIES, LIES, LIES!!!!!
originally posted by: Stormdancer777
Trump donated his first pay as president today.
Has that been mentioned?
originally posted by: nwtrucker
originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: Byrd
I can't believe we've reached such a collective pause in critical thought that people don't understand why this is a problem. Trump can literally run the nation according to the best interests of his businesses.
OR he is free to not be influenced as virtually every other President has been influenced.
originally posted by: pheonix358
I was thinking ....
What if ....
Donald had to take the salary that comes with the job!
So he donates it as he said he would ...
Then yells out one day ... "I don't have any spending money!"
So he gets some money from the businesses that he spent his life building.
It is his wealth after all and we can see where it came from.
Let him spend it, it is supposed to trickle down, isn't it.
The only way for people to not understand how this is a conflict of interest is for them to be utter retards of the highest order.
Trump can draw money from his more than 400 businesses, at any time, without disclosing it. The previously unreported changes to a trust document, signed on Feb. 10, stipulates that it “shall distribute net income or principal to Donald J. Trump at his request” or whenever his son and longtime attorney “deem appropriate.” That can include everything from profits to the underlying assets, such as the businesses themselves.