Key Words: Congressman blasts Trump, Icahn over ‘profiting off of the public trust’

Virginia Rep. Don Beyer went on an extensive tweetstorm late Thursday, accusing President Donald Trump and billionaire investor Carl Icahn of “profiting off of the public trust and taxpayer dollars” and denouncing the lack of White House oversight.

In a series of 38 Twitter posts, Beyer, a Democrat, summarized a report published last week by the New Yorker, which detailed the close ties between Trump and Icahn, and the potential conflicts of interest and possible illegality of some of Icahn’s actions while he served as a special adviser to the president.

“Trump and his cronies, including one of the richest people on the planet, are profiting off of the public trust and taxpayer dollars.

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