Trump and Clinton, same self-serving conflicts

No human can serve two masters equally, and even if they could, to be an effective leader one must steer clear of all appearance of conflicts. Trump is not making the grade, and so far he is saying no one minds; which is wrong. Thinking people must demand higher ethics of our leaders and not keep allowing elites to play those they serve as fools.

The author who wrote a book alleging corruption between the Clintons and their philanthropy now says he sees similar conflicts of interest between Donald Trump and his business now that he’s President-elect.

Peter Schweizer, whose book, “Clinton Cash,” sent the Clinton campaign into damage control as she kicked off her bid in spring 2015, said he foresaw attempts by foreign actors to ingratiate themselves to Trump’s children, who will take over the President-elect’s business empire. That could be an attempt to curry favor with the White House.  Here is a direct video link.

Also see: Trump not doing enough to avoid conflicts of interest

The poll found that 59% of people say Trump’s plan isn’t enough, compared with 39% who say it is.

Trump owns or has a position in more than 500 companies, according to a CNN analysis. That includes about 150 that have done business in at least 25 foreign countries, including Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Ethics experts say no previous president has been so exposed to conflicts and allegations of political corruption because of business interests. They say that remains true even if he hands control to the children.

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