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Fri May 19, 2017, 11:46 PM

Jr.'s Dubai commencement address raises ethical questions

By JULIANNA GOLDMAN, LAURA STRICKLER
CBS NEWS May 19, 2017, 6:45 PM

When Donald Trump Jr. spoke to graduates of the American University in Dubai earlier this week .. he joined the ranks of such distinguished commencement speakers as former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Colin Powell ...

The university traditionally pays its commencement speakers generously. Bill Clinton earned $150,000 in 2002, according to Hillary Clinton's Senate ethics reports. Another former commencement speaker told CBS News they received $60,000 plus roundtrip airfare. Asked how much Trump Jr. was paid, the Trump Organization would only tell CBS News that he has "been participating in business-related speaking engagements for over a decade" ...

Trump Jr.'s appearance now raises the ethical question of whether a foreign government could be trying to curry favor with the president through his family a concern Trump Jr. himself used during the presidential campaign to attack the Clintons. In an October 2016 tweet, he hammered the former president for giving a "six-figure" speech while Hillary Clinton was secretary of State, calling it "#paytoplay" ...

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-jr-s-dubai-commencement-address-raises-new-ethical-questions-about-paid-speeches/

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat May 20, 2017, 12:31 AM

1. Why would anyone

Want to hear that moron?

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #1)

Sat May 20, 2017, 04:22 AM

2. I had the same thought.

If I wanted to hear an idiot talk, I would rather hear it from Trump himself.

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #1)

Sat May 20, 2017, 04:41 AM

3. they don't. it's about trying to get favors from the Govt by giving him money

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