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Billionaire Carl Icahn is reportedly in ‘legal jeopardy’ for trying to influence Trump policy





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Hours after billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he would no longer be advising President Trump, The New Yorker dropped a lengthy story on his efforts to change a policy that hurt a company he is invested in.

The story, by , said that Icahn could be in “legal jeopardy.”

“He’s walking right into possible criminal charges,” Richard Painter, a Bush administration ethics lawyer, told Keefe.

Painter cited a federal statute that “makes it illegal for executive-branch employees to work on any matter in which they may have a direct financial interest.” Icahn’s lawyer read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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