Posts by Adam Lioz

An all-star team of ethics experts and constitutional scholars sued Donald Trump today for immediately violating the Constitution’s prohibition on government officials receiving payments from foreign...
January 23, 2017 | Adam Lioz
In a scary indication of just how far Republicans will go to carry water for Donald Trump, high-level party figures are now trying to bully the head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE)—the...
January 18, 2017 | Adam Lioz
What to do when the leader of your party faces unprecedented ethics challenges, including being in violation of the Constitution’s prohibition on payments from foreigners the day he becomes President...
January 3, 2017 | Adam Lioz
Trump’s far-flung financial holdings and penchant for mixing official U.S. diplomacy with his private business affairs raise unprecedented concerns about divided loyalties, shaded judgment, foreign...
December 28, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Donald J. Trump has authoritarian tendencies, a dizzying array of conflicts of interest, and according to experts, will be in violation of the U.S. Constitution the moment he assumes office—in short...
December 23, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Millions of Americans pulled the lever for Donald Trump at least in part because they (accurately) perceive that the deck is stacked against them, with government more responsive to the rich and too...
December 2, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Today President Obama fulfilled his constitutional duty by nominating Judge Merrick Garland to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Now the question is whether U.S. Senators will...
March 16, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Is it a coincidence that we’ve seen attacks on three basic pillars of a nation in which we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy: the freedom to vote, the right to...
March 7, 2016 | Adam Lioz