The big con: A visual history of Trump’s conflicts of interest


Being president has its perks — at least for a former business magnate such as Donald Trump, who refused to divest from his company when he entered office. Cartoonist Ann Telnaes takes a look at the seemingly endless conflicts of interest following the commander in chief and his family.

Nov. 21, 2016
Conflict of interest alert!

Dec. 26, 2016
Trump’s plan for getting elected didn’t include divesting from his business interests

Feb. 8, 2017
Trump mixes business with the presidency

March 12, 2017
Trump properties are a conflict of interest — bigly

April 11, 2017
Eric Trump thinks nepotism is “a beautiful thing”

April 18, 2017
Ivanka Trump serenades China

April 24, 2017
The instant-gratification presidency

May 3, 2017
Duterte names the Trump Organization’s partner in its Manila real estate property his top trade envoy.

June 29, 2017
Profiting off the presidency: Trump holds a $35,000 apiece campaign fundraising event at his Washington hotel

July 24, 2017
The perks of the presidency, according to Trump

Aug. 22, 2017
Protecting the president’s profits — and putting a strain on the Secret Service

Nov. 20, 2017
The Trump family has lots to be thankful for

Feb. 21
Don Jr. is full of it

Feb. 27
The presidential profiteers

March 29
A spotlight on the Trump cookie jar

May 14
Trump’s evangelical supporters don’t care about infidelities

May 16
Emoluments, schmoluments

Ann Telnaes is an editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post.

She won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 2001.