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This Week in Conflicts: Trump’s financial disclosures and odd support for ZTE — followed by a Chinese-backed theme park


This week, President Donald Trump files his financial disclosures, a Trump Organization construction partner struck a deal with a Chinese state-owned construction company to build a theme park next to planned Trump properties—just as the president publicly shared his mission to help bring jobs back to China, and a watchdog group filed an ethics complaint against President Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen.

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House to charge Charlie Rangel with ethics violations


Despite his oft repeated assertions to the contrary, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., will be charged by the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct for as yet unspecified violations of congressional ethics rules.

In 2009, Sunlight documented 28 instances in which Rangel omitted assets worth between $239,026 and $831,000 that were either purchased, sold, or held from his financial disclosures. He was also under fire for his actions as chair of the House Ways and Means Committee; this story in the New York Times explained how Rangel solicited contributions for the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public ...

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