• Democratic lawmakers want to subpoena the Trump Organization 

    Democratic lawmakers want to subpoena the Trump Organization 

    Jan 11, 2018 04:43 PM EST

    WASHINGTON — Democratic members of the House oversight committee asked the Republican chairman to begin a serious investigation into President Donald Trump's conflicts of interests. They also sought a subpoena of the Trump Organization to produce documents that were requested months ago. The letter was sent to Chairman Trey Gowdy ...

  • Investments by Trump’s HHS pick raise questions over conflict of interest

    Investments by Trump’s HHS pick raise questions over conflict of interest

    Dec 03, 2016 12:27 PM EST

    WASHINGTON — The public spotlight may be on President-elect Donald Trump’s conflicts of interests, but his nominee to be secretary of health and human services, Rep. Tom Price, could have conflicts of his own. Price’s wealth pales in comparison with Trump’s. The orthopedic surgeon, first elected to ...

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Nov. 28, 2016

    PBS NewsHour full episode Nov. 28, 2016

    Nov 28, 2016 07:39 PM EST

    ... candidate Jill Stein continues fundraising for vote recounts in three states. Also: The New York Times’ report on President-elect Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, drama for the Trump transition, the rise of France’s National Front, what Fidel Castro’s death means for Cuba, the challenge of ...

  • With inauguration looming, Trump continues to control hundreds of companies

    With inauguration looming, Trump continues to control hundreds of companies

    Jan 08, 2017 02:10 PM EST

    ... of the debt from the original creditors. Charities Last month, Trump announced that he would shutter his charity, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, to avoid conflicts of interest. The decision came after the foundation admitted in a tax filing that in 2015 and an unspecified number of previous years it ...

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 21, 2016

    PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 21, 2016

    Sep 21, 2016 07:34 PM EST

    Wednesday on the NewsHour, Charlotte erupts in protest after the killing of a black man by police. Also: Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson on being left off the debate stage, do Donald Trump’s overseas business dealings pose conflicts of interest, robots that detonate and defuse bombs, telling truth from lies ...

  • White House wealth: Trump employees disclose their finances

    White House wealth: Trump employees disclose their finances

    Apr 01, 2017 10:05 AM EST

    ... provide a snapshot of what the employees' finances looked like when they joined government service in January, but they do not give a full account of how those people are disentangling from business assets that could pose possible conflicts of interest. President Donald Trump, a billionaire New York businessman, and ...

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Dec. 15, 2016

    PBS NewsHour full episode Dec. 15, 2016

    Dec 15, 2016 07:45 PM EST

    Thursday on the NewsHour, a look at the most pressing questions around the role President-elect Donald Trump's children will play and potential conflicts of interests. Also: Evacuations begin in war-ravaged Aleppo, evidence of Vladimir Putin's involvement in the hack leading up to the election, betting on ...

  • Chaffetz seeks charge of ex-Clinton aide in email inquiry

    Chaffetz seeks charge of ex-Clinton aide in email inquiry

    Feb 17, 2017 09:00 AM EST

    WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, who has refused Democratic requests to investigate possible conflicts of interest involving President Donald Trump, is seeking criminal charges against a former State Department employee who helped set up Hillary Clinton's private email server. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah sent ...

  • Is Trump’s plan for his company enough to avoid conflicts of interest?

    Is Trump’s plan for his company enough to avoid conflicts of interest?

    Jan 11, 2017 07:33 PM EST

    ... the president-elect will step back from management, but remain the owner of Trump Organization, and the company will avoid new overseas business deals. Mr. Trump said he's doing this, even though the law would allow him to keep making deals as president. DONALD TRUMP: I don't like ...

  • Donald Trump's press conference was a press confrontation

    Donald Trump's press conference was a press confrontation

    Jan 11, 2017 02:41 PM EST

    ... detailed plan yet on how Mr. Trump would handle his business ventures as president. An attorney for Mr. Trump said he would turn over operation of the Trump Organization to his two adult sons, and take other steps to avoid an appearance of conflicts of interest. Mr. Trump also made ...

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