Recommended Reading — Dahlia Lithwick: “With Stunning Moral Clarity, Wallace Global Fund Fires Firm That Endorsed Donald Trump’s Kleptocracy”

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Dahlia Lithwick: With Stunning Moral Clarity, Wallace Global Fund Fires Firm That Endorsed Donald Trump’s Kleptocracy (Slate)

Every once in a while, amid the legal and ethical sham of the Trump presidency, the grown-ups do show up to assert themselves. And each time they do, the world briefly makes sense again. This week, the grown-up is H. Scott Wallace, co-chair of the Wallace Global Fund, which promotes sustainable investments and until very recently, received legal counsel from the same firm that helped Donald Trump “separate” from his business interests before assuming the presidency.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/04/01/read_the_wallace_global_fund_s_scathing_letter_firing_trump_s_lawyers.html

Scott Wallace, co-chair of the Wallace Global Fund: Letter to Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Politico)

“We believe that the legal advice given to him by your partner is not just simplistic and ill-founded, but that it empowers and even encourages impeachable offenses and undetectable financial conflicts of interest by America’s highest official, and thus is an unprecedented invitation to corruption and assault on our democracy.”

http://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015b-2115-d4bd-a5df-bbd77cd10001

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