When Zephyr Teachout is elected New York Attorney General, she's gonna emolumentize Trump right out of the White House

Zephyr Teachout (previously) isn't just an expert on antitrust law and corruption, and isn't merely a netroots pioneer who has been on the right side of every technology policy fight since the Gore years — she's also running to be the Attorney General of the State of New York, from which position she plans on gutting Trump on his corrupt business practices, targeting him using the dread emoluments clause.

Trump to avoid "appearance" of business conflicts

Today President-Elect Trump took to Twitter in an attempt to assure the world he will not let it look like he is making money off the Presidency.

Via the New York Times:

Noah Bookbinder, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, a liberal nonprofit group that promotes ethics in government, said: "Unless his solution is to sell the business outside the family and put the proceeds in a blind trust, he's not really doing anything to solve the problem.

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