Ex-Clinton staffer’s website: Trump ‘corrupt AF'

Ex-Clinton staffer’s website: Trump ‘corrupt AF'
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A former senior staffer for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFor Joe Biden, an experienced foreign policy team Millennials and the great reckoning on race Biden chooses Amanda Gorman as youngest known inaugural poet MORE’s campaign has launched a website targeting President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media MORE as "corrupt AF."


“[It’s] completely on my own and out of my own pocket,” Matt Ortega, Clinton’s former digital director of communications, said of corrupt.af.

“There were so many conflict-of-interest stories flying around, it was kind of hard to keep track of everything,” Ortega told Politico of why he created the website. "That’s my fear. It will all go down a memory hole and people will forget."

“A lot of these examples are obvious conflicts, like having [his daughter] Ivanka Trump sit in on [Donald] Trump’s meeting with Japanese Prime Minister [Shinzo] Abe,” added Ortega, who left Clinton’s campaign in June.

“But they also include examples that show his policy on specific issues, or, say, countries [where his position] could be swayed because of financial interest either in his business or his personal finances.”

Ortega’s site collects articles scrutinizing Trump’s possible ethical quandaries and even allows users to submit their own links.

Critics says Trump’s large business empire poses numerous conflicts of interest with his future White House, with some arguing it may unduly influence his policies.