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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: moneyApr 25th, 2017

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

US military reportedly paying $130,000 a month to lease space in Trump Tower

The government signed a $2.39 million lease for a 3,475 sq ft military office that supports the White House, WSJ said......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJul 24th, 2017

US military reportedly paying $130,000 a month to lease space in Trump Tower

The U.S. government is paying more than $130,000 a month to rent a space in Trump Tower for a military office that supports the White House, the Wall Street Journal reported......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJul 24th, 2017

Lawmakers question GSA chief over Trump"s hotel lease, failed FBI headquarters

"We have a situation where the president is both the landlord and the tenant," a ranking Democrat says......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 12th, 2017

Former ethics watchdog who resigned: "The fairly explicit threat from Reince Priebus" was "emblematic" of the Trump White House

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite WASHINGTON (AP) — The former government ethics director says that a veiled threat made by the White House.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2017