REPORT: Voters asked if federal officials staying at Trump hotels is a conflict of interest

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

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A majority of voters say that they think government employees staying at Trump hotels while on trips funded by taxpayers is a conflict of interest, according to a Hill-HarrisX poll released on Tuesday.

The survey showed 63 percent of registered voters believe federal employees staying at Trump-owned properties represents a conflict of interest, compared to 37 percent who say they don’t see an issue with it.

The article goes on to state the following:

Eighty-two percent of Democrats and 62 percent of independents said they believe there is a conflict of interest, while 41 percent of Republicans agreed.

House Democrats have launched an investigation to determine whether Vice President Mike Pence violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause by staying at a Trump property during a recent trip to Ireland.

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