Dean Baker for Truthout: While Uber's impact on the taxi industry is clearly not a joke, the market valuation of the company may well be. Uber is not yet publicly traded, but its market value has been estimated as being as high as $70 billion.
Trump's conflicts of interest are unprecedented in scope. But conflict of interest laws are often not cut and dry. They involve interpretation by lawyers and judges who can give a stamp of legitimacy to presidential practices.
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