Billionaire Carl Icahn is reportedly in ‘legal jeopardy’ for trying to influence Trump policy
|08/19/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
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 Patrick Radden Keefe, 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 >>>