A Great Thread from Twitter

I wanted to say a little more than 280 characters on this one.  Susan Hennessey, who is on the Lawfare podcast about the Mueller Report that I’m slowly making my way through, had a great thread on twitter yesterday.  A good compare and contrast job of the fake controversy about the Bidens versus what Trump is doing everyday.  I’m going to excerpt some of the better parts below (emphasis mine), but go check the whole thing out.  And follow her at @susan_hennessey.

All presidents and vice presidents and cabinet members have family and friends whose jobs might be impacted by policy. That’s why we ask them to observe transparent ethics processes and norms. That is what Biden did. That is what Trump doesn’t do.
To begin with, we ask that presidents and vice presidents divest from personal business holdings. That is what Biden did. That is what Trump didn’t do.
Then we ask that presidents and vice presidents disclose tax returns and financial records to ensure transparency. That is what Biden did. That is what Trump refuses to do.
Then we ask presidents and vice presidents to observe the laws and norms against nepotism in government, by not hiring their family members. Biden observed those norms and laws. Trump refuses to do so. …

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