Unavoidable appearance of foreigners and others buying influence 🐷
"In 2018, a deputy White House press secretary claimed Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump were “sacrificing in their service” in the White House. But one of the things the couple is not sacrificing is tons of income to the tune of tens of millions of dollars a year.
"According to recent financial disclosures the couple made on Friday, Bloomberg reported, their income for 2018 was between $28.8 million and $135.1 million. Included in that number is the $4 million in profits Ivanka cashed from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. According to NBC News, the hotel has hosted officials from at least 22 foreign governments and potentially violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause. The clause precludes a president from accepting gifts given by foreign governments to prevent them from influencing foreign policy. The hotel is being sued, including a suit by Democrats from the House and Senate to find out what benefits Trump’s companies have received from foreign nations."
Ivanka Trump Cashed $4 Million From Her Father’s D.C. Hotel in 2018
Rolling Stone, June 15, 2019