Trump To Leave Business Empire To Concentrate On Presidency
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 U.S. President-elect Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday he is leaving his “great business” to his children so he can focus on being the nation’s 45th president, The Belfast Telegraph reported. In his tweet, Trump said legal documents are being drafted to “take me completely out of business operations," adding, "The presidency is a far more important task,” the report said. Trump will assume the presidency at noon on Jan. 20, 2017. Since the Nov. 8 election, Trump had been criticized for exposing himself to potential conflicts of interest if he kept a role in his global business while being president, the report said. He said he will hold a news conference with his children on the subject...
Reince Priebus said the incoming White House counsel will make sure there are no conflicts of interest with Donald Trump's business empire. In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, the soon-to-be chief of staff said Americans shouldn't be concerned with potential pay-to-play schemes in a Trump...
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