Month – November 2016

Questions swirl around Trump business announcement - The Hill

The HillTrump’s property holdings and business interests in the United States and around the world have raised numerous questions about conflicts of interest, and Trump at times has suggested he did not plan to delink himself from his businesses.The Latest: On ethics, rules less clear for presidentsWashington PostConflict rules hardly the same for president, othersSalonWith […]

Indiana official: Carrier deal is about federal contracts - Politico

PoliticoThe deal that President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence brokered to keep Carrier jobs in Indiana likely hinges on its parent company’s fear about losing business with the federal government, said an official who will play a …Dem group: Trump Carrier deal is exactly what he railed againstThe Hill (blog)The Carrier jobs deal […]

Not A Hack: US Office Of Government Ethics Tweets At Trump - NPR

NPRThe federal ethics watchdog isn’t the kind of agency that typically airs its positions on Twitter — let alone in a snarky tone, with exclamation points. But it’s been an all-around weird day at the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. It started …Office of Government Ethics gushes over Trump move in bizarre tweetstormBusiness InsiderFederal Ethics […]

For Muslims at Ohio State, unease and fears of a backlash after terrifying attack - Washington Post

Washington PostCOLUMBUS, Ohio — Holding red and white carnations and swaying, arm-in-arm, Ohio State students sang their alma mater at an interfaith gathering of Muslims and Christians late Tuesday, a moment of reflection after violent chaos. A day had passed since …Tennessee wildfire death toll rises to 4; heavy damage for tourist meccaAtlanta Journal ConstitutionOhio […]

Trump Treasury pick vows to curtail Wall Street regulations - Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — As Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin would have significant influence over the way the financial system, particularly Wall Street, operates. And the former Goldman Sachs banker indicated Wednesday that he would at least partially be …Politics|Why the Trump Team’s Economic Promises Will Be Hard to ExecuteNew York TimesMnuchin outlines ‘largest tax change […]

Rain comes to fire-ravaged Tennessee mountains, but so do tornadoes - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSearch-and-rescue teams continued Wednesday to scour the charred hills and ridges around the mountain resort town of Gatlinburg, Tenn., after wildfires fueled by severe winds roared through eastern Tennessee. As the death toll climbed to four Wednesday …Tennessee mayor talks of re-opening city after wildfiresU.S. News & World Report‘It’s devastating’: Death toll rises in […]

Pilot told Colombia controllers plane ran out of fuel before crash - USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe pilot of the chartered plane that crashed in the Andes with a Brazilian soccer team aboard told air-traffic controllers he had run out of fuel, the Associated Press reported, based on a leaked recording of the conversation. The pilot repeatedly …WATCH: Zlatan nabs 10th Manchester United goal to open EFL Cup matchNBCSports.comChapecoense air […]