Bribery Sends Rome City Council President to Penalty Box

Months after being detained for allegedly taking bribes during the remodel of the A.S. Roma football stadium, the president of Rome’s City Council and a key member of the ruling 5 Star Movement had his case postponed by the Italian Court of Cassation on Friday, according to La Repubblica.

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Trump in Corruption Lawsuit

On a cold January day in 1977, U.S. President-elect Jimmy Carter stood in front of his peanut warehouse and announced that in order to avoid any potential conflicts of interest while occupying the country’s highest office, he would be severing his ties to his family’s beloved peanut farm. 

Forty years later, attorneys are struggling to compel President Donald Trump to do the same with his US$655 million global business empire.