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Government watchdog holds off on probe of Trump hotel lease

A government watchdog says it is holding off on investigating how her agency is handling the lease for President Trump's luxury Washington hotel......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

Government watchdog holds off on Trump hotel probe

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Category: topSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

Trump D.C. Hotel Contractors Say They"re Owed Millions

Liens filed by construction firms against the Trump Organization's new luxury Washington hotel claim they're owed more than $5 million for unpaid work. The federal government holds the building lease......»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 11th, 2017

Donald Trump will soon be president. He also holds a lease with the GSA. How will that work?

When Donald Trump takes office as president of the United States in January, he’ll have the unique distinction of simultaneously being commander in chief and also a federal government lease-holder, thanks to the recently opened Trump International Hotel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 10th, 2016

Ethics group: Trump D.C. hotel is still a big problem

An ethics watchdog group wants Congress to investigate a government agency's handling of President Trump's luxury Washington hotel......»»

Category: topSource: money16 hr. 27 min. ago

Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of government lease

The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington has ruled that his inauguration as president doesn't violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMar 23rd, 2017

Government says Trump hotel lease is OK, despite ethics concerns

The federal government has ruled that President Trump's luxury Washington hotel is not violating its lease, despite a clause that says no government official can be a party to it......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 23rd, 2017

Watchdog presses U.S. lawmakers to probe Icahn"s role with Trump

(Reuters) - A government wa.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2017

Watchdog to ask U.S. lawmakers to probe Icahn"s role with Trump

(Reuters) - A government w.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2017

Dems demand to know if Trump violated DC hotel lease

A group of Democratic lawmakers is calling on a government agency to determine whether President Donald Trump has violated a term of the lease for his hotel in Washington, D.C......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 23rd, 2017

Democrats demand to know if Trump has violated his DC hotel lease

A group of Democratic lawmakers is calling on a government agency to determine whether President Donald Trump has violated a term of the lease for his hotel in Washington, D.C......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 23rd, 2017

Trump"s Washington Hotel Draws Protesters — And Ethics Concerns

When Trump becomes president, he may violate the lease on his Washington, D.C., hotel. A government agency owns the building, and the contract specifies no elected U.S. officia.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 19th, 2017

Obama Administration Threatens Trump In Violation Of Lease On D.C. Hotel Unless He Divests All Ownership

President-elect Trump has until inauguration day to divest himself of all ownership interest (not just management) of the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. or he will be in violation of his lease, according to the agency in charge of government.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2016

House Democrats: The government says Trump must divest from his DC hotel

Associated Press/Evan VucciWASHINGTON (AP) — The government says Donald Trump must divest all financial interests in his splashy new Washington hotel or be in breach of his lease the moment he becomes president next month, House Democrats said Wedne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2016

How the government could kick Trump out of his own hotel

Donald Trump is poised to be both landlord and tenant of his new Washington hotel, Trump International Hotel. But once he takes office, he could violate the lease, due to a clause the prohibits any elected official from maintaining the space. Cristina Ale.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnDec 2nd, 2016

Lawyers: Trump has to sell DC hotel before taking office

It's a glittering jewel in Donald Trump's hotel empire. Securing the rights to use the government-owned building where it is housed took him more than a year of negotiating. The resulting lease itself runs hundreds of pages, complicated and dreadf.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 1st, 2016

Law Professor Explains Why Trump Can"t Hold Lease On New D.C. Hotel

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Steven Schooner, professor of government procurement law at George Washington University, about his op-ed in Government Executive magazine calling on the General Services Administration to end the Trump Organization's lease of.....»»

Category: topSource: nprNov 29th, 2016

Government watchdog: Trump wants extra $54 billion on defense, but Pentagon can"t track the $591 billion it already has

Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald J. Trump is planning to increase U.S. defense spending by $54 billion next year. But.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2017

Pressure builds on GSA inspector general to review Trump"s D.C. hotel lease

Advocacy groups and others argue agreement bars an elected official from deriving benefit......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 29th, 2017

Senator seeks ethics probe of Mnuchin"s comment plugging "Lego Batman"

REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee asked the government ethics watchdog on Monday to review comments by Tr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2017

Government watchdog to review Trump"s use of Mar-a-Lago

Government watchdog to review Trump"s use of Mar-a-Lago.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 28th, 2017