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Americans Concerned About Trump's Ethics as Inauguration Approaches

As President-elect Trump prepares to take office, new polls show the public is uneasy about his ethics and about three-fourths of Americans want him to release his tax returns

Rep. Chaffetz Should Thank Ethics Chief, Not Threaten Him

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is sending disturbing signals about the new Congress's attitude toward ethics enforcement

Trump Conflicts of Interest May Violate Emoluments Clause

Bush and Obama Attorneys are warning that Emoluments Clause violations are unavoidable if President-elect Donald Trump does not divest of his assets and create a true blind trust prior to taking office. The memo is written by Richard Painter and Norman Eisen White House Ethics Czars from the Administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama and noted constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe.

Trump, the Ultimate Apprentice

President-elect Donald Trump's deal to serve as executive producer of "The Celebrity Apprentice" raises legal, ethical and constitutional questions.

Trump Business Conflicts Can Only be Addressed Through a True Blind Trust Says Bipartisan Group of Leading Governance Experts

A bipartisan group of organizations and individuals, many of whom specialize in ethical and conflicts of interest issues, today called on President-elect Trump to divest his businesses into a true blind trust managed by an independent trustee, or the equivalent.

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