News Trump Organization has "deep ties to global financiers, foreign politicians, and even criminals"

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    http://www.newsweek.com/2016/09/23/donald-trump-foreign-business-deals-national-security-498081.html

    A close examination by Newsweek of the Trump Organization, including confidential interviews with business executives and some of its international partners, reveals an enterprise with deep ties to global financiers, foreign politicians and even criminals, although there is no evidence the Trump Organization has engaged in any illegal activities. It also reveals a web of contractual entanglements that could not be just canceled. If Trump moves into the White House and his family continues to receive any benefit from the company, during or even after his presidency, almost every foreign policy decision he makes will raise serious conflicts of interest and ethical quagmires.
     
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    The gist of the article is that Trump makes most of his money licensing his name. He makes that money in the middle east, Asia, Russia, among other places. His ties to the oligarchs and powerful contractors in these countries are so deep, any foreign policy decision made by a President Trump will inherently have a conflict of interest.

    Also, fuck Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, but fuck Trump too. Anyone that thinks he is looking out for the average American is an idiot.
     
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    was any of it for political gain?
     
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    Are there any politicians that don't have those same "deep ties"?
     
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    Let's sound the alarm that all politicians are liars and scumbags.

    :artiejj:
     
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    Substitute the name Trump with Clinton and this thread would have been 200pages long in minutes.

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    I'm Independent:cheer:
     
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    He must owe a lot of money to the Russian Mob.
     
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    I have no stake in the game but I'm pretty sure this quote has been proven as to never have happened
     
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    But it is incredibly accurate.
     
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    A celebrity making money off of selling their name...

    This is so shocking, I might coin a phrase "endorsement".

    Holy fuck!!!!
     
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    Well, yes. He's funding his campaign with personal money made on the backs of oligarchs and dictators.

    And if he were to become president, would he sever ties with these people?

    The problem is, according to the investigative article, the fact that contractually, he and his family cannot sever ties. So regardless of intentions, foreign policy decisions will marred with conflict of interest.
     
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    as opposed to the clinton global initiative?
     
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    You're right.

    But some folks seem to think Trump winning is in the best interest of middle America. It is obviously not.

    Everyone knows Clinton is looking out for her buddies, time for those on the right here at the Shed admit Trump is no different.
     
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    Nope, not in opposition to it, in addition to it.

    Both are terrible and neither should be our next president.
     
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    ...read more, post less.
     
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