MAKE AMERICA GRIFT AGAIN

grift (verb)
transitive: to obtain (money) illicitly (as in a confidence game) intransitive: to acquire money or property illicitly

All Hail the Grifter-in-Chief: Unpresident Donald Trump!

Donald Trump is not "a great businessman." He declared bankruptcy four times, at great expense to many other people.

He is not the "champion of the forgotten man." He is a con artist skilled in gaining the confidence of those whom he plans to take advantage of.

His actions as the nation's "Unpresident" are geared towards one goal only: The enrichment of himself, his family, and the people to whom he owes money or favors.

The examples of Trump's shameless grifting are many and "unpresidented"; read about a few of them here.

April 28, 2017

Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been a moneymaking success story

Source: vox.com


"But Trump isn’t failing. He and his family appear to be making money hand over fist. It's a spectacle the likes of which we've never seen in the United States, and while it may end in disaster for the Trumps someday, for now it shows no real sign of failure." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been a moneymaking success story

April 26, 2017

Republicans exempt their own insurance from their latest health care proposal

Source: vox.com


"Republican legislators liked this policy well enough to offer it in a new amendment. They do not, however, seem to like it enough to have it apply to themselves and their staff. A spokesperson for Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) who authored this amendment confirmed this was the case: members of Congress and their staff would get the guarantee of keeping these Obamacare regulations. Health law expert Tim Jost flagged me to this particular issue." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Republicans exempt their own insurance from their latest health care proposal

April 25, 2017

State Department removes Mar-a-Lago blog post

Source: cnn.com


The State Department has worldwide reach; excellent source of free advertising for capitalists with no understanding of government, and a primary goal of making money. "The State Department has removed a blog post that touted President Donald Trump's personally owned private Florida club, Mar-a-Lago. The post was available to all embassies through Share America, a State Department program for US embassies. In a markedly promotional blog post from April 5 that could eventually benefit the President's bottom line, should it spur membership or foreign visits, the embassy writes that the property has "become well known as the President frequently travels there to work or host foreign leaders."" #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | State Department removes Mar-a-Lago blog post

April 24, 2017

Private firm awarded $110M contract for new immigrant detention center in Texas

Source: mic.com


"The $110 million deal went to GEO Group, a private prison company that runs 143 facilities worldwide. In a news release, GEO said it would build and run the 1,000-bed facility outside Houston under a 10-year contract that would "generate approximately $44 million in annualized revenues and returns on investment." Speaking of money, Trump got some from GEO during his campaign for president: As USA Today reported, GEO chipped in $250,000 to support Trump's inauguration and a GEO subsidiary gave another $225,000 to a super PAC that helped the GOP candidate win the White House." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Private firm awarded $110M contract for new immigrant detention center in Texas

April 23, 2017

Potential conflicts of interest a common theme for Trump appointees

Source: dispatch.com


"President Donald Trump is populating the White House and federal agencies with former lobbyists, lawyers and consultants who in many cases are helping to craft new policies for the same industries in which they recently earned a paycheck." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Potential conflicts of interest a common theme for Trump appointees

April 22, 2017

Trump just cut budget for food for 2.4 million poor Americans. He spends that per week when he goes to Mar-a-Lago

Source: independent.co.uk


"Donald Trump could reverse his recently announced cuts to arts, poor and elderly services if he cut his trips to Mar-a-Lago and lived permanently in White House instead, figures indicate. Calculations show four programmes that face elimination - which tackle homelessness, unemployment among over-55s, participation in the arts and helping the poor access higher education - could be maintained at the cost of the President’s trips to his private Florida resort over the course of four years." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump just cut budget for food for 2.4 million poor Americans. He spends that per week when he goes to Mar-a-Lago

April 21, 2017

Trump legal tab: $4 million and rising

Source: politico.com


"In some cases, lawyers from the Trump Organization assisted outside law firms paid by the campaign in defending cases that named both Trump’s campaign and his company, blurring the line between Trump’s political and business operations." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump legal tab: $4 million and rising

April 19, 2017

Trump’s billionaire adviser stands to gain from policies he helped shape

Source: politico.com


"Billionaire investor Steve Schwarzman’s newfound status as a trusted outside adviser for President Donald Trump has created blurred lines in which the Blackstone CEO is offering guidance on policies that could boost the fortunes of his company and his personal wealth." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump’s billionaire adviser stands to gain from policies he helped shape

April 18, 2017

China approved three Ivanka trademarks on same day she met with Xi: report

Source: thehill.com


Like father, like daughter. "Three new Ivanka Trump brand trademarks were approved in China on the same day Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner sat next to Chinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan earlier this month at a Mar-a-Lago state dinner, The Associated Press reported early Tuesday." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | China approved three Ivanka trademarks on same day she met with Xi: report

April 17, 2017

The 2020 Trump Campaign Is Spending Big At Trump's Businesses

Source: theindychannel.com


"Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has spent almost half a million dollars at businesses at least partially owned by the president. Since Trump has chosen not to fully divest himself from his businesses, some of that money is going right back into his own pocket. While that's a clear conflict of interest, it's not a new issue." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | The 2020 Trump Campaign Is Spending Big At Trump's Businesses

April 14, 2017

Trump promised millions to charity. We found less than $10,000 over 7 years.

Source: washingtonpost.com


"If Trump stands by his promises, such donations should be occurring all the time. In the 15 years prior to the veterans donation, Trump promised to donate earnings from a wide variety of his moneymaking enterprises: “The Apprentice.” Trump Vodka. Trump University. A book. Another book. If he had honored all those pledges, Trump’s gifts to charity would have topped $8.5 million. But in the 15 years prior to the veterans’ gift, public records show that Trump donated about $2.8 million through a foundation set up to give his money away — less than a third of the pledged amount — and nothing since 2009. Records show Trump has given nothing to his foundation since 2008." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump promised millions to charity. We found less than $10,000 over 7 years.

April 13, 2017

Coast Guard faces growing costs for protecting Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Source: washingtonpost.com


"Mar-a-Lago, the private club Trump has dubbed the “winter White House,” lacks the established protection measures of the White House or Camp David, and officials there in recent months have been forced to build a presidential compound from scratch. The U.S. Coast Guard has received no extra funding to cover the additional costs of protecting President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort during his frequent trips to the Florida estate, the service’s top official said Wednesday." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Coast Guard faces growing costs for protecting Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

April 12, 2017

AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

Source: apnews.com


"Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump's campaign chairman. Now, financial records newly obtained by The Associated Press confirm that at least $1.2 million in payments listed in the ledger next to Manafort's name were actually received by his consulting firm in the United States. They include payments in 2007 and 2009, providing the first evidence that Manafort's firm received at least some money listed in the so-called Black Ledger." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

April 8, 2017

Obama’s travel expenses were $97m over eight years. Trump is already at $23m after 10 weeks

Source: independent.co.uk


"Donald Trump’s trips to his luxury Florida resort have already cost the US taxpayer at least $24 million (£19.2 million) - roughly as much as Barack Obama spent on travel in the first two years of his presidency." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Obama’s travel expenses were $97m over eight years. Trump is already at $23m after 10 weeks

April 6, 2017

Tracking the President’s Visits to Trump Properties

Source: nytimes.com


Well, I wonder who ultimately benefits from these #UnPresidented State visits to Trump properties? "Ethics experts argue that Mr. Trump’s visits to properties that are owned, managed or branded by the Trump Organization amount to free publicity for the company, blurring the line between his family business and his presidential duties.” #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Tracking the President’s Visits to Trump Properties

April 4, 2017

Trump Can Pull Money From His Businesses Whenever He Wants — Without Ever Telling Us

Source: propublica.org


"Trump can draw money from his more than 400 businesses, at any time, without disclosing it. The previously unreported changes to a trust document, signed on Feb. 10, stipulates that it “shall distribute net income or principal to Donald J. Trump at his request” or whenever his son and longtime attorney “deem appropriate.” That can include everything from profits to the underlying assets, such as the businesses themselves." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump Can Pull Money From His Businesses Whenever He Wants — Without Ever Telling Us

April 2, 2017

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Still Benefiting From Business Empire, Filings Show

Source: nytimes.com


"The plan laid out on Friday “is not sufficient,” said Larry Noble, a former general counsel and chief ethics officer for the Federal Election Commission. “While removing himself from the management of the businesses is an important step, he is still financially benefiting from how the businesses do. This presents potential for a conflict of interest. Given his level in the White House and broad portfolio, it’s hard to see how he will recuse himself from everything that may impact his financial interest.”" #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Still Benefiting From Business Empire, Filings Show

March 31, 2017

Russian bank admits its executives met with Jared Kushner in December

Source: independent.co.uk


What could possibly have been the motive behind Trump’s son-in-law’s meeting with a Russian bank that was under US sanctions? “Kushner previously acknowledged meeting the Russian ambassador to Washington last December and only on Monday did it emerge that executives of Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) had talks with Kushner during a bank roadshow last year.” #UnPresidented #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Russian bank admits its executives met with Jared Kushner in December

March 30, 2017

Ethics Documents Suggest Conflict Of Interest By Trump Adviser

Source: npr.org


"Federal records indicate that a key adviser to President Trump held substantial investments in 18 companies when he joined Trump in meetings with their CEOs. The investments of Christopher Liddell, the president's director of strategic initiatives, totaled between $3 million and $4 million. Among the companies in Liddell's portfolio, and whose CEOs were in the meetings: Dell Technologies, Dow Chemical, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, Lockheed Martin and Wal-Mart. When Trump conferred with the chiefs of Ford, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler last month, Liddell attended the session. He was invested in all three companies at the time." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Ethics Documents Suggest Conflict Of Interest By Trump Adviser

March 29, 2017

Government watchdog to review Trump’s use of Mar-a-Lago

Source: washingtonpost.com


"Nearly 1 out of every 3 days he has been president, Trump has visited a Trump property." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Government watchdog to review Trump’s use of Mar-a-Lago

March 28, 2017

Senators Are 'Increasingly Concerned' Carl Icahn Is Profiting off Trump Adviser Role

Source: fortune.com


"The senators said that despite the administration downplaying his role, Icahn has disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that he was a special adviser, meaning it is important to shareholders of the companies in which he holds stakes in. Icahn owns an 82% stake in CVR Energy, which along with other refining companies, has called for changes to the Renewable Fuel Program to shift the burden of blending biofuels into gasoline away from refiners and further down stream to marketers. Icahn has said the change would help the entire refining industry, not just CVR. Icahn also owns stakes in Herbalife and Bristol Meyers-Squib. The senators said Icahn had helped Trump pick the heads of the Treasury, Commerce, and the SEC, which have some oversight over the companies in which he has a stake." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Senators Are 'Increasingly Concerned' Carl Icahn Is Profiting off Trump Adviser Role

March 27, 2017

Mar-a-Lago doesn’t hide its presidential seal

Source: politico.com


" Every Trump visit leads to more headlines of local and county officials struggling to pay overtime and security costs. Traffic snarls are commonplace when his motorcade travels to and from the airport. A nearby airport has estimated tens of thousands of dollars in losses because of grounded flight-school planes on the weekends. But it’s also been good for Trump’s bottom line. Interest in the charity and political events at his club is up. So is the demand to join the club, which has a 500-member cap established long before Trump’s political career took off but nonetheless recently raised its initiation rates to $200,000. “It makes the desirability of his club a lot higher,” said Feaman." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Mar-a-Lago doesn’t hide its presidential seal

March 25, 2017

Trump tweets promotion for Fox News show

Source: thehill.com


"Trump's administration has come under fire for publicly endorsing products despite potential ethics concerns. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday urged parents to have their children see "Lego Batman," a movie he produced before stepping into his Trump administration post. And White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway promoted first daughter Ivanka Trump's merchandise line in a TV interview last month, saying "Go buy Ivanka's stuff."" #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump tweets promotion for Fox News show

March 24, 2017

After Promising Not To Talk Business With Father, Eric Trump Says He'll Give Him Financial Reports

Source: forbes.com


"But less than two minutes later, he concedes that he will continue to update his father on the business while he is in the presidency. “Yeah, on the bottom line, profitability reports and stuff like that, but you know, that’s about it.” How often will those reports be, every quarter? “Depending, yeah, depending.” Could be more, could be less? “Yeah, probably quarterly.” One thing is clear: “My father and I are very close,” Eric Trump says. “I talk to him a lot. We’re pretty inseparable.”" #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | After Promising Not To Talk Business With Father, Eric Trump Says He'll Give Him Financial Reports

March 23, 2017

Secret Service asked for $60 million extra for Trump-era travel and protection, documents show

Source: washingtonpost.com


This President is saying we need to drastically cut services to elderly and poor Americans to make our budget, while drastically increasing the budget for himself so he can vacation nearly every weekend. "The U.S. Secret Service requested $60 million in additional funding for the next year, offering the most precise estimate yet of the escalating costs for travel and protection resulting from the unusually complicated lifestyle of the Trump family, according to internal agency documents reviewed by The Washington Post. Nearly half of the additional money, $26.8 million, would pay to protect President Trump’s family and private home in New York’s Trump Tower, the documents show, while $33 million would be spent on travel costs incurred by “the president, vice president and other visiting heads of state.” #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Secret Service asked for $60 million extra for Trump-era travel and protection, documents show

March 22, 2017

San Francisco boutique files class action lawsuit against Ivanka Trump brand, alleges unfair advantage

Source: latimes.com


"MAC also pointed out that Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner work for the administration, and such an unfair advantage in commerce is “specifically prohibited” by the Constitution and California law." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | San Francisco boutique files class action lawsuit against Ivanka Trump brand, alleges unfair advantage

March 20, 2017

Republicans take heat on Trump's tax returns

Source: thehill.com


"[Walter] Jones [R, N.C.], explained his positions on the Democratic motions by saying that he’s simply voted his conscience ever since deeply regretting his vote to authorize the Iraq War. “I sent 4,000 Americans to die, and I knew better. I said from then on, I just do what I think is right. Is that very popular with a lot on my side? No, not at all. But when it’s all said and done, and my day is called to go to heaven, I would hope that the Lord will look at me and say, ‘Walter, you’re welcome, because I think you did what you thought was right for your people.’ ” When it comes to Trump’s tax returns, Jones said: “If you believe in ethics, and you think this place should be a place of ethics for the good of the people, I don’t know how you can vote any other way. I really don’t.”" #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Republicans take heat on Trump's tax returns

March 19, 2017

Despite Mar-a-Lago security costs, OMB director says WH budget cuts "already started"

Source: cbsnews.com


"Mulvaney was asked on CBS’ “Face the Nation” how the president could propose cutting programs that affect regular voters while at the same time continuing to spend many of his weekends at Mar-a-Lago. This weekend was Mr. Trump’s ninth in office, and the fifth he has spent at Mar-a-Lago. His first three Mar-a-Lago weekends cost taxpayers an estimated $10 million." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Despite Mar-a-Lago security costs, OMB director says WH budget cuts

March 16, 2017

Flynn was paid $34,000 for Moscow speech, documents show

Source: politi.co


“I cannot recall any time in our nation’s history when the President selected as his National Security Advisor someone who violated the Constitution by accepting tens of thousands of dollars from an agent of a global adversary that attacked our democracy,” Cummings said. “I also cannot recall a time when the President and his top advisers seemed so disinterested in the truth about that individual’s work on behalf of foreign nations—whether due to willful ignorance or knowing indifference.” #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Flynn was paid $34,000 for Moscow speech, documents show

March 15, 2017

Why did Russian oligarch pay so much for mansion owned by Trump?

Source: tampabay.com


Russsian billionaire banker Dmitry Rybolovlev buys Trump's mansion for an #UnPresidented sum. He's connected to Deutche Bank, to which #UnPresidentTrump is/was in a lot of debt. Coincidence? or Con? #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Why did Russian oligarch pay so much for mansion owned by Trump?

March 14, 2017

CREW accuses Trump White House aide of violating conflict of interest laws

Source: politi.co


"The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is accusing a top White House official of potentially violating criminal conflict of interest laws by playing a role in meetings with major companies in which he also appeared to have held millions of dollars in stock." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | CREW accuses Trump White House aide of violating conflict of interest laws

March 13, 2017

To interest Trump, Afghanistan dangles investment opportunity

Source: politico.com


"Afghanistan’s improbable investment pitch is a sign of a new Trump-era mind-set, in which foreign leaders are selling their nations in more explicitly economic terms than ever before. “It’s such an unknown. That is a fool’s errand,” said a former senior Obama official who handled Afghanistan policy. Any potential mining benefits “are decades down the road,” he added. Others warned that even the perception of a U.S. profit motive in Afghanistan could enrage the country’s population and fuel further insurgency." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | To interest Trump, Afghanistan dangles investment opportunity

March 12, 2017

Trump vowed to donate his salary. Has he followed through?

Source: nbcnews.com


"President Donald Trump pledged to forego a presidential salary, but as his second payday approaches, the White House is declining to say if the president has donated any of his earnings yet." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump vowed to donate his salary. Has he followed through?

March 10, 2017

Top Bush ethics lawyer: Omitting countries that do business with the Trump Organization from the travel ban is 'a very serious conflict of interest'

Source: businessinsider.com


"Well, I think this is a very serious problem that the six countries to which the travel ban applies are all countries that are quite poor and do not have financial dealings with the Trump Organization." -- Richard Painter, ethics lawyer for Bush 43 #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Top Bush ethics lawyer: Omitting countries that do business with the Trump Organization from the travel ban is 'a very serious conflict of interest'

March 9, 2017

Wine bar owners sue President Trump, saying D.C. hotel unfairly takes away business

Source: washingtonpost.com


"At Cork Wine Bar, owners Khalid Pitts and Diane Gross host corporate dinners, political fundraisers, embassy receptions and an array of other events..... “We have events we do here for elected officials, nonprofits, foreign dignitaries, the World Bank, law firms,” Gross said. “Those folks are now being courted to come and want to go there because they see it as advantageous to them to curry favor with the president.” Gross and Pitts seek no damages but rather an order barring Trump’s D.C. hotel business from operating while President Trump owns it." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Wine bar owners sue President Trump, saying D.C. hotel unfairly takes away business

March 8, 2017

China gives green light for Trump branded massage parlors, bars and escort services

Source: telegraph.co.uk


Happy International Women's Day! To celebrate, our President is getting into the escort service business. For real, this is really a thing, really truly. "Dan Plane, a director at Simone IP Services, a Hong Kong intellectual property consultancy, said he had never seen so many applications approved so quickly. "For all these marks to sail through so quickly and cleanly, with no similar marks, no identical marks, no issues with specifications - boy, it's weird," he said. The trademarks are for businesses including branded spas, massage parlors, golf clubs, hotels, insurance, finance and real estate companies, retail shops, restaurants, bars, and private bodyguard and escort services." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | China gives green light for Trump branded massage parlors, bars and escort services

March 7, 2017

Teed off: Critics say Trump water rule helps his golf links

Source: sun-sentinel.com


Whaddaya know? Another rule that will benefit the UnPresident personally. "It just so happens that Trump's business holdings include a dozen golf courses in the United States, and critics say his executive order is par for the course: yet another unseemly conflict of interest that would result in a benefit to Trump properties if it goes through." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Teed off: Critics say Trump water rule helps his golf links

March 6, 2017

Trump hotel may be political capital of the nation's capital

Source: apnews.com


"The $200 million hotel inside the federally owned Old Post Office building has become the place to see, be seen, drink, network — even live — for the still-emerging Trump set. It's a rich environment for lobbyists and anyone hoping to rub elbows with Trump-related politicos — despite a veil of ethics questions that hangs overhead." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump hotel may be political capital of the nation's capital

March 4, 2017

‘It’s got bad karma’: Vancouver officials shun Trump-branded hotel grand opening

Source: washingtonpost.com


Grift Of The Week: The #UnPresident opens a new hotel in Vancouver, and his business partner there says he's looking forward to future business deals with our President. We have never before had a President being courted by business people from around the globe. The grifting potential is endless. I wonder how the US government will mobilize to help the UnPresident and his family make even more money? ""I’d like to thank President Trump, who is not here,” Tiah said Tuesday morning. He said he looked “forward to more future ventures together” with the Trump Organization, and noted the presence of Donald Jr. and Eric, along with their spouses, and Trump’s daughter Tiffany." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | ‘It’s got bad karma’: Vancouver officials shun Trump-branded hotel grand opening

March 3, 2017

Jeff Sessions Used Political Funds for Republican Convention Expenses

Source: wsj.com


Another of #UnPresidentTrump's "team" is caught with his hand deeper in the cookie jar. (And this was the trip in which he met the Russians...) #unpresidented #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Jeff Sessions Used Political Funds for Republican Convention Expenses

March 2, 2017

These watchdog groups just accused Donald Trump of breaking the law

Source: mic.com


Pretty classic example of grifting right here. ""By falsely reporting post-election contributions as being for 2016 debt retirement, Trump may be trying to illegally double what a contributor can give for the 2020 primaries," CLC general counsel Larry Noble said in a statement." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | These watchdog groups just accused Donald Trump of breaking the law

March 2, 2017

White House: Kellyanne Conway acted 'without nefarious motive' in Ivanka Trump plug

Source: money.cnn.com


Because grifting is either allowed, or it's not. "Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee and an author of that letter, on Wednesday called the White House's response a "bad sign." "Other federal employees would likely be suspended for engaging in this conduct, and White House officials should not be held to a different standard," Cummings said, adding that he hopes Trump reconsiders." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | White House: Kellyanne Conway acted 'without nefarious motive' in Ivanka Trump plug

March 1, 2017

New Trump tower raises ethics questions - CNN Video

Source: cnn.com


The #UnPresident and his business stands to create even more conflicts of interest as #UnPresidentTrump's new hotel in Vancouver opens. #unpresidented #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | New Trump tower raises ethics questions - CNN Video

February 26, 2017

Mainstream Media Accountability Survey

Source: gop.com


#UnPresidentTrump has sent out a survey meant to turn people against the institution of the free press. After submitting the answers to the (severely biased and confusingly worded) survey, respondents are directed to a donation page asking for money for the "Make America Great Again" campaign. #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | Mainstream Media Accountability Survey

February 25, 2017

Trump Seeks Credit for America's Debt Reduction

Source: bloomberg.com


“Anything that has happened to the debt has been on autopilot since Obama left," said Laurence Kotlikoff, an economics professor at Boston University. “If anything, he is taking credit for something Obama did." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented #UnPresidentTrump

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump Seeks Credit for America's Debt Reduction

February 24, 2017

In a month, the Trump family has cost taxpayers almost as much as the Obamas did in a year

Source: independent.co.uk


"The US President’s three visits to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida since his presidential inauguration, combined with his sons’ business trips, reportedly cost $11.3m (£9.1m)." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain #UnPresidented

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Exposing White House Grift | In a month, the Trump family has cost taxpayers almost as much as the Obamas did in a year

February 20, 2017

Trump tax cuts could boost profit $12 billion at big U.S. banks

Source: denverpost.com


The #UnPresident's tax measures will really help the little guy... If by "little guy" you mean people at the top of the six biggest banks in the US. The Denver Post: "Bank shares have rallied since the election, with the KBW Bank Index up 29 percent and Goldman Sachs hitting record highs this week." #unpresidented #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Trump tax cuts could boost profit $12 billion at big U.S. banks

February 18, 2017

Donald Trump May Have Just Committed an Impeachable Offense

Source: vanityfair.com


"According to ABC News, Trump received a big, fat gift from China this week in the form of a 10-year trademark on his name for construction. The award marks a sudden reversal of fortunes for Trump, who had reportedly been trying to win the valuable rights to his name for a decade. Interestingly, the Chinese government came through for him one month after he took the oath of office and a week after his conversation with Chinese president Xi Jinping during which he endorsed the One China policy. After years of battling to take back the rights to his name from a man named Dong Wei, Trump’s registration was made official on Tuesday and announced by China’s trademark office on Wednesday." #MakeAmericaGriftAgain

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Exposing White House Grift | Donald Trump May Have Just Committed an Impeachable Offense

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