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Philip Rucker and Robert Barnes – Trump to inherit more than 100 court vacancies, plans to reshape judiciary

Donald Trump is set to inherit an uncommon number of vacancies in the federal courts in addition to the open Supreme Court seat, giving the president-elect a monumental opportunity to reshape the judiciary after taking office. The estimated 103 judicial vacancies that President Obama is expected to hand over to Trump in the Jan. 20 transition of power is nearly …

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Will Worley – Donald Trump faces impeachment if new conflicts of interest bill passed

Donald Trump could face impeachment if he fails to declare conflicts of interest between his new presidential role and his business empire under a new bill introduced by Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren. Questions have arisen around how the President-elect intends to handle his interests once he takes office, and Mr Trump has said his companies will be controlled by his …

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Deirdre Fulton – Trump Empire Contains ‘Most Blatant Conflicts of Interest in History’

President-elect Donald Trump’s business dealings could represent “the most blatant conflicts of interest in the history of American politics,” the president of Public Citizen saidon Thursday, as more than a dozen groups called on Trump to sever ties with his “corporate empire.” A Trump attorney said last week that the real estate mogul plans to place his business holdings into …