conflict-of-interest

Florida recount

Rick Scott has 5 ongoing lawsuits in his Senate run. Now, he's the one getting sued.

A large group of Florida voters and organizations filed a lawsuit against Scott on Monday for illegal abuse of power and conflicts of interest in the electoral process.
Miranda Levingston
11.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Aides Asked Mercenary Companies for Advice on Afghanistan

Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner's move presents a fraught conflict-of-interest issue.
Drew Schwartz
7.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Actually, Trump Has Unchecked Access to His Business Profits

And he doesn't have to tell the public if he reaps them, thanks to a new tweak made to the terms of his trust.
Drew Schwartz
4.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Government Watchdog Group Will Investigate Trump's Trips to Mar-a-Lago

The president has visited the "Winter Whitehouse" 17 times since taking office, and no one knows how much it's cost.
Drew Schwartz
3.28.17
Corruption

The Nightmarish Existence of the Watchdogs Keeping Tabs on Trump

The Founding Fathers probably didn't conceive of branding deals when they wrote the Constitution, but here we are.
Allie Conti
3.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The US Military Might Be Moving into Trump Tower

The Department of Defense said it's looking to lease space in the president's pricey Manhattan residence.
Lauren Messman
2.8.17
politics

Could a New Lawsuit Against Trump Force Him to Finally Release His Tax Returns?

A lawyer explains what's at stake in a suit brought by a watchdog group and a gaggle of law professors.
Matt Taylor
1.24.17
politics

Can a Facebook Group of 120,000 Lawyers Save America from Trump?

Lawyers for Good Government became an overnight Facebook sensation, but its founder wants it to be much, much more than that.
Harry Cheadle
1.16.17
Donald Trump

How Trump plans to address conflict of interest issues that he doesn’t think exist

Olivia Becker
1.11.17
funding

Jenny McCarthy’s Antivax Group Is Funding Scientific Research On Autism

A scientific publisher recently yanked a paper abstract after experts complained. It was mostly funded by Jenny McCarthy's Generation Rescue.
Bryson Masse
12.7.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Says He'll Step Away from His Business to Focus on Being President

The president-elect tweeted that he will hold a press conference on December 15 to spell out the change.
Lauren Messman
11.30.16
politics

How Eric Holder's Corporate Law Firm Is Turning Into a 'Shadow Justice Department'

A decline in federal prosecutions of white-collar crime and the circulation of personnel between the DOJ and corporate law has raised questions about the Obama administration's handling of the finance industry.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
8.25.15
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