Trump’s war on ISIS results in more atrocities, 200+ civilians killed in Mosul —  airstrikes prove to be just as reckless as his campaign promise! 

Trump’s war on ISIS results in more atrocities, 200+ civilians killed in Mosul — airstrikes prove to be just as reckless as his campaign promise!

The most recent atrocity was the killing of as many as 200 Iraqi civilians from U.S. airstrikes this week in Mosul. That was preceded a few days earlier by the killing of dozens of Syrian civilians in Raqqa province when the U.S. targeted a school where people had taken refuge, which itself was preceded a week earlier by the U.S. destruction of a mosque near Aleppo that also killed dozens. And one of Trump’s first military actions was what can only be described as a massacre carried out by Navy SEALs, in which 30 Yemenis were killed; among the children killed was an 8-year-old American girl (whose 16-year-old American brother was killed by a drone under Obama).

What’s particularly notable is that the number of airstrikes actually decreased in March (with a week left), even as civilian deaths rose — strongly suggesting that the U.S. military has become even more reckless about civilian deaths under Trump than it was under Obama. More from the Intercept here. 

Trump’s promise to distance himself from his business is just a bunch of malarkey according to ethics lawyers – Trump to receive quarterly financial reports from son Eric Trump. 

Trump’s promise to distance himself from his business is just a bunch of malarkey according to ethics lawyers – Trump to receive quarterly financial reports from son Eric Trump.

CNBC is reporting President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump will provide his father with financial reports regarding Trump Organization, according to a report from Forbes.

“Yeah, on the bottom line, profitability reports and stuff like that, but you know, that’s about it,” Eric Trump said despite previously echoing his father’s sentiments that he will not be involved in the business during his presidency.

The younger Trump said he would issue these reports “probably quarterly,” according to Forbes.  CNBC reports more details here.