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Matthew Sanderson Interviewed on WNYC's "The Takeaway" Regarding Trump's Conflicts of Interest

December 15, 2016, WNYC's The Takeaway

Chief among President-elect Trump’s conflicts include his nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, the CEO of ExxonMobil, whose dealings include a deal with Russia that has been postponed due to sanctions — a deal that could be worth billions of dollars.

To what degree are these conflicts from Trump and his cabinet already harming U.S. interests, and what are the consequences for a government that appears to be personally enriching themselves through public service? Matthew T. Sanderson, a lawyer and Republican who has worked on the presidential campaigns of Senators John McCain and Rand Paul, and Governor Rick Perry, weighs in. 

Please visit WNYC’s website to listen to the full interview.

Excerpt taken from the interview “How Damaging Are Trump’s Conflicts of Interest? by WNYC’s The Takeaway.


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