Donald J Trump has worn many hats over the years as a real estate mogul, reality television star, and author.
While transitioning to the White House, he has to make choices on what he seeks approval to continue to do as far as his business dealings. He’ll have his hands full, but he will still have interests on the personal side that he wants to continue like Obama did with his books.
Liberals are outraged that Trump wants to make a passive income during his presidency, stating that it would be a conflict of interest, but it looks as though it’s a done deal.
Donald Trump will remain an exec producer on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” which is returning Jan. 2 after a two-year hiatus with new host Arnold Schwarzenegger…
The larger issue for MGM, NBC, and the White House is the payment that Trump will receive for the series. It’s unclear what his per-episode fee is, but it is likely to be in the low five-figures, at minimum. NBC has ordered eight episodes of “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” Trump’s fees will be paid through MGM, the production entity on the show, not NBC. MGM declined to comment on the financial terms of Trump’s deal…
Trump is also a profit participant on the “Apprentice” franchise, which has been sold as a format in various markets around the world since 2004.
Conway was asked about that this morning and spun it by noting that Obama found plenty of time for golf over the last eight years.
Every snag his administration hits in the first year will be viewed through that lens, fairly or not. The more extraneous business he takes on, the easier the criticism will be to make.
There are experts in place to tell him what he can and can’t do while president, and if this is an approved activity, liberals will just have to learn to live with it.