Cozen O’Connor: Possible Conflicts of Interest for a Trump Key Advisory Appointee [CNN]

Possible Conflicts of Interest for a Trump Key Advisory Appointee [CNN]

Thursday, December 22, 2016

While appearing on CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow, Howard Schweitzer, managing partner of Cozen O’Connor’s Public Strategies, spoke about conflicts of interest resulting from President-elect Trump’s appointment of billionaire investor Carl Icahn to a key advisory position. Although optimistic about Icahn’s qualifications for the position, he expressed the importance of keeping a close eye on him. “Is he still going to be watched by people in Congress and by the watchdog organizations out there? And he’s got to tread very carefully where he’s close to something that impacts his own financial interests,” Howard said. To view the full clip, click here.