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Trump to Step Down From Business But Won't Divest Ownership - Bloomberg

President-elect Donald Trump will leave his positions at the various companies of the Trump Organization, but he will not divest his ownership, raising questions about whether he has adequately addressed conflict-of-interest concerns. “I could actually ...and more »

Trump Organization handover plan slammed by ethics chief - BBC News

The director of the US Office of Government Ethics has criticised Donald Trump's plan to hand control of his business empire to his sons before his inauguration on 20 January. The plan does not match the "standards" of US presidents over the last 40 ...and more »

What Trump is really doing about his business - CNNMoney

President-elect Donald Trump laid out a complex plan on Wednesday that he says will isolate him from his business and prevent conflicts of interest. Ethics lawyers say it's not nearly enough. At a press conference, Trump and his lawyer tossed out ...and more »

Trump says won't divest from his business while president - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would maintain ownership of his global business empire but hand off control to his two oldest sons while president, an arrangement that watchdogs said would not prevent ...and more »

Trump to hand over businesses to sons - The Hill

President-elect Donald Trump · Donald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE is ...and more »

It 'Falls Short in Every Respect': Ethics Experts Pan Trump's Conflicts Plan - New York Times

Speaking at Trump Tower on Jan. 11 on the Trump Organization's efforts to avoid conflicts of interest. “Tragically, the Trump plan to deal with his business conflicts announced today falls short in every respect.” Norman Eisen, former chief White House ...and more »

Trump's Plans on Businesses May Fall Short - New York Times

President-elect Donald J. Trump said Wednesday that he would place his vast business empire in a trust controlled by his two oldest sons and take other steps in an attempt to remove any suggestion of a conflict of interest with his decisions as ...and more »

Trump Refuses To Divest Assets, Passes Control To Sons - Forbes

Donald Trump will not divest from his business empire and will instead hand over control of his companies to sons Eric and Donald Jr., along with his longtime Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg, Trump and his lawyer announced in a press ...and more »

House Democrats Have a Plan to Go After Trump's Conflicts - The American Prospect (blog)

On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump held a long-awaited press conference to address how he will deal with the potential conflicts of interest posed by his massive business empire. For weeks, ethics watchdogs have called on the president-elect to fully ...and more »

Trump's foreign network - Washington Post

Donald Trump will enter the White House with a network of unorthodox foreign contacts — some of them high-living risk-takers, some with past trouble with the law — who have done business with him in nations from Latin America to the Middle East to ...and more »