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Political Corruption and the Art of the Deal

How Trump’s business partnerships in India are creating conflicts of interest in the White House and corrupting the presidency

Investigations into Donald Trump’s foreign entanglements may have largely begun with Russia, but the president and his family have a special relationship with India, too. Since Donald Trump and his children first began talks with developers in India, around 2007, the Trump Organization has entered into more deals there than in any other foreign country. Five of them are still active—four luxury residential projects and one commercial tower—and are valued at an estimated $1.5 billion.

Donald Trump Jr. has made at least ten trips to India over the past decade, calling the country “the biggest push for our organization.”