White House staff could deal with legal trouble if they assist Trump with fake news awards
U.S. President Donald Trump’s motorcade reaches The White House in Washington, D.C. after visiting Trump National Golf Club U.S., May 14, 2017. REUTERS/Zach Gibson
On Sunday, a previous White Home ethics legal representative cautioned West Wing staff that if they assist the president with “fake news” awards he has assured to hand out, they might be breaking the law. President Donald Trump said he still plans to go ahead with a “phony news” awards he initially suggested in November and assured on Twitter to hand out Monday.