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Action-A-Day: 1/27 Investigate Trumps Conflict of Interests

As presented by Wall-of-Us:

"Here’s what’s happening. Back in December, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), led by Director Walter Shaub Jr, recommended that Trump follow the law and, in order to avoid conflicts, divest his assets or put them into a blind trust:

“Transferring operational control of a company to one's children would not constitute the establishment of a qualified blind trust, nor would it eliminate conflicts of interest.” 

Trump’s response? In a press conference on January 11, he said he’d put his sons in control of his company. 

Nice try, Donald. The OGE ain’t falling for it. And neither are we.

Now Republican members of Congress have invited Shaub to a secret meeting to discuss his critiques of Trump's handling of his business. Shaub has agreed to meet, but he is requesting that meeting be public so all-of-us can be informed. "

Further reading: 

What to do?

CALL Congressman Jason Chaffetz to insist that, as Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, he should have the meeting with Shaub in public and that Trump should be investigated for his conflicts of interest.

 (202) 225-7751 script "Hi I am (Name), I am calling to tell Congressman Chaffetz that as Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, he should have the meeting with Shaub in PUBLIC and that Trump should be investigated for his conflicts of interest. Thank you."

CALL Congressman Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and Representative for MD-7.

(202) 225-4741 script "Hi I am (Name) and a resident of Maryland.  I am calling to tell the Congressman that as Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the meeting with Shaub should be held in PUBLIC and that Trump should be investigated for his conflicts of interest.  Thank You"

CALL Congressman Jamie Raskin, Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform  and Representative for MD-8.

(202) 225-5341 Script "Hi I am (Name) and a constituent.  I am calling to tell the Congressman that as a member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the meeting with Shaub should be held in PUBLIC and that Trump should be investigated for his conflicts of interest. Thank You"

 

If you have time, call the other Republican members of the committee