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Mon Apr 9, 2018, 08:29 PM

TRUMP ORGANIZATION ASKING PANAMA PRESIDENT TO STOP ITS EVICTION FROM HOTEL IS CLEAR CONFLICT OF INTE

Source: Newsweek

TRUMP ORGANIZATION ASKING PANAMA PRESIDENT TO STOP ITS EVICTION FROM HOTEL IS CLEAR CONFLICT OF INTEREST, WATCHDOG SAYS
BY JESSICA KWONG ON 4/9/18 AT 6:08 PM

President Donald Trump’s company appealed to Panama's president to intervene after its hotel business management team was evicted from a luxury hotel in the country.

Britton & Iglesias, the firm representing the Trump Organization, on March 22 sent a letter, obtained by The Associated Press Monday, to Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela stating that they “URGENTLY request your influence in relation to a commercial dispute involving Trump Hotel aired before Panama’s judiciary.”

The move has struck further alarm bells with ethics experts already concerned by conflicts of interest within the Trump administration.

“This could be the clearest example we’ve seen of a conflict of interest stemming from the president’s role as head of state in connection with other countries and his business interests,” Danielle Brian, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group Project on Government Oversight, told the AP.

Read more: http://www.newsweek.com/trump-organization-panama-hotel-president-conflict-878147?piano_t=1

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Reply TRUMP ORGANIZATION ASKING PANAMA PRESIDENT TO STOP ITS EVICTION FROM HOTEL IS CLEAR CONFLICT OF INTE (Original post)
Judi Lynn Apr 2018 OP
Thekaspervote Apr 2018 #1
Wounded Bear Apr 2018 #4
sandensea Apr 2018 #2
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 9, 2018, 08:43 PM

1. Poor dotard havin Such a bad week and its only Monday

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #1)

Mon Apr 9, 2018, 11:45 PM

4. Met a guy once who called his business EDM Enterprises...

It stood for "Every Day is Monday." That's how Trump is starting to feel, I think.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 9, 2018, 10:21 PM

2. You know you're a despot if....

you have a dispute with the President of Panama, and the latter has the moral high ground.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 9, 2018, 10:56 PM

3. Trump still owns the Corp.

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