Richard Painter


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A company owned by the president of the United States shouldn't be risking potential corruption investigations and working with foreign government officials who may be corrupt. They shouldn't be trying to do all these deals all over the world. It just isn't
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Oct 28 2017
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May 18 2017 - Israel

It is particularly worrisome for the president to have business with extensive involvement overseas, because we often have to make very difficult choices in dealing with situations

May 15 2017 - China

Everyone knows who the Kushners are and they're using the name to raise

May 14 2017 - Russia

I do not think the political appointees in the Justice Department should have anything to do with the Russia

May 14 2017 - Russia

I think the Russia investigation was relevant to President Trump's frustration with

May 10 2017 - Watergate

Of course it's worse than Watergate. [In] Watergate, we didn't have a foreign power, much less the Russians, conducting espionage inside the United States. That's what we had in 2016. The president cannot fire the FBI director while he's being investigated by the FBI

May 10 2017 - Watergate

The president has the right to do it – legally he can do it – but it's an abuse of power. It's what President Nixon did when he fired Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor, and Nixon had to go through three attorneys general to do it – he had to fire two attorneys general for refusing to fire

May 10 2017 - Watergate

The attorney general was also part of the contacts made by the Trump campaign with Russia. The attorney general lied about that to the Senate at his confirmation hearing. This time around the attorney general is [involved] in it himself, and he went along with this and he may have encouraged it, so we have a clear abuse of power. I think they need to have a hearing. That's what the House Judiciary Committee did with Nixon, and I think we've reached more than enough incriminating evidence [of] abuse of power that the House Judiciary Committee ought to start the

May 09 2017 - Russia

'This is corruption, pure and

May 07 2017 - China

They clearly imply that the Kushners are going to make sure you get your visa … Of course [Chinese investors are] going to want to

Apr 19 2017

She needs to be careful. If her trademarks are anything but routine they also would be prohibited emoluments from the Chinese

Apr 18 2017

The danger is that with any discussion with the Chinese, one party or the other may try to bring up trade. That's a slippery slope that may require her or Jared to step out of the

Apr 17 2017

The American people voted for him to be president; they didn't vote for him to come into this office with a whole bunch of conflicts of interest, they didn't elect him to do whatever he

Apr 17 2017

He is not interested in public disclosure. That's why he's the first president in modern history, since Nixon, to hide his

Apr 03 2017

I think there are pretty clear problems with the criminal statute if they weigh in on any of those

Mar 30 2017

He's not a grandstander; he's a back-row kind of guy. He's not looking for attention; he's looking for getting things done and keeping people out of trouble. ... He's not a partisan advocate at

Mar 25 2017 - Mar-a-Lago

He basically moved the office of the

Mar 20 2017

She ought to stay away from anything to do with

Mar 20 2017

Means that she, like her husband, has to follow the rules. It's not a huge deal if she stays out of things that affect her financial

Mar 17 2017

If we get into a big spat with China, it is obviously going to have an effect on that bank economically. There is no way you should be a senior adviser on economic or military policy, and have a big stake in a Chinese bank. That's an invitation for

Mar 08 2017

A routine trademark, patent or copyright from a foreign government is likely not an unconstitutional emolument, but with so many trademarks being granted over such a short time period, the question arises as to whether there is an accommodation in at least some of

Feb 22 2017

We cannot have a situation where the ambassador is giving favorable treatment to Eric Trump, or lobbying the Dominican Republic government on his

Feb 09 2017 - Nordstrom vs. Trump

"It is a violation of federal ethics regulations prohibiting use of public office for private gain for any government employee in an official speech, an official capacity TV interview or any similar communication to promote the products or services of a particular private business belonging to the employee's own family, the President's family, a friend, a campaign contributor or anyone else,". "That was strictly forbidden in the Bush administration because it is illegal.".feedback

Feb 02 2017

This does not seem to me to be a clear disqualifying

Jan 20 2017 - AT&T

[T]he Emoluments Clause bans payments to an American public official from foreign governments. Yet they will arise whenever foreign diplomats stay in Trump hotels at their governments' expense; whenever parties are organized by foreign governments in Trump hotels … ; whenever loans are made to the company by the Bank of China or any other foreign-government-owned bank; whenever rent is paid by companies controlled by foreign governments with offices in Trump buildings; and whenever there is any other arrangement whereby foreign government money goes into the president's

Jan 19 2017

It's money, money, money with them. Be a big donor and you'll get special access to the president and we'll be in your face about

Jan 11 2017

I do have to say that it shows an extraordinary lack of judgment for a member of Congress to be buying and selling health care

Dec 08 2016

There are ways to make it work legally, but the appearances are going to be terrible and it's going to be a four-year ethical

Nov 23 2016

There may be specific laws that don't apply to the president, but the president is not above the

Nov 18 2016

The plaintiffs' lawyers, are going to smell blood in the

Nov 15 2016

If you have a transaction between a Trump entity and a company owned by a foreign government – that could be grounds for

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