• Ethics Agency Trolls Donald Trump With Bizarre Tweets

    10 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    WASHINGTON ― The Office of Government Ethics released a stream of odd tweets on Wednesday that praise President-elect Donald Trump 's plan to hand control of his real estate empire to his three eldest children.
    It was a very strange use of Twitter by a government agency.
    “We can't repeat enough how good this total divestiture will be,” read the first tweet from the main ethics agency overseeing the executive branch.
    Earlier, Trump had tweeted that he was leaving his “great business in total” to his children Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric Trump, following promises to hand them control of his...
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  • Office of Government Ethics epically trolls Donald Trump

    Office of Government Ethics epically trolls Donald Trump

    10 days ago - By Think Progress

    The OGE, it seems, is playing for keeps. CREDIT: AP Photo On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump announced that he will remove himself from the operations of his companies to fully focus on the office of the presidency (“a far more important task!” he concluded). The announcement was meant to quiet criticism that, so long as he retains control of his business empire, Trump will be inexorably hampered by conflicts of interest when he enters the White House. But ceding control of his companies without actually removing his financial stake in them does very little to actually mitigate any...
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