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Wall Street Journal Quotes Bryson Morgan on Trump's Revised Trust Agreement

April 3, 2017, The Wall Street Journal

President Donald Trump can draw money from his business empire as its trustees see fit without disclosing it publicly, according to a revised version of his trust, a change that ethics experts say blurs the lines between the Trump Organization and his administration.

“It removes one safeguard from there being a disbursement to the president that could coincide with or be related to something that he does in his official capacity as the president of the United States,” said Bryson Morgan, a political law attorney with Caplin and Drysdale.

To read the article, please visit The Wall Street Journal’s website.

Excerpt taken from the article “Revised Trust Allows Donald Trump to Withdraw Funds Without Public Disclosure,” by Rebecca Ballhaus for The Wall Street Journal.

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