As a businessman, Trump advocated for bribery of foreign officials. What does that mean now that he's president? www.needtoimpeach.com/corruption
Posted by Need To Impeach on Friday, April 6, 2018
As a businessman, Donald Trump wanted bribery to be legal. He frequently railed against the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Passed after Watergate, FCPA made it illegal for Americans to bribe foreign officials.
According to Trump,
What are we prosecuting people to keep China honest? Now every other country goes into these places and they do what they have to do. It’s a horrible law, and it should be changed. I mean, we’re like the policemen for the world, and it’s ridiculous.
He has advocated for bribery. And has complained that it’s illegal.
“It puts us at a huge disadvantage,” Trump said.
Now that he’s president, who’s bribing Trump?
Trump Business Practices
Trump said he’d run the country like his businesses, but that doesn’t bode well for the country. Given the number of lawsuits, fines, unpaid workers, conflicts of interest, and other unethical and illegal business practices, how do we know who’s really making the decisions and what their goals are?