Trump Just Completely Entangled His Business And The U.S. Government

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will not sell his global hotel chain, will continue to accept reservations paid for by foreign governments and will donate all profits from those bookings to the U.S. Treasury.

But ethics experts say that doing so fails to create even the semblance of a wall between the Trump Organization and the Office of the Presidency. On the contrary, it simply entangles Trump’s business with the U.S. government and ensnares the American taxpayer as an unwitting partner in his hotels.

“Instead of demonstrating an...
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