Even as he settles one RICO action, paying 25 million dollars, by insisting, (pace Richard Nixon) that since he is
King President there can be no conflict between his interests and those of the state Donald Trump has declared it his intention to at least potentiate if not reify a shakedown scheme that dwarfs any since Rome monetized the Pax Romanum
"L'etat", as the saying goes, "C'est moi"
David Frum has raised the somewhat rococo proposition that Trump yearns to leverage his presidential power to achieve historically unprecedented levels of kleptocracy.
Licensing the power of the world hegemon.
It really does dwarf the name-on-the-golf-course thing.