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US ethics committee attacks Donald Trump's plan to hand business empire to his sons -

The director of the federal government's ethics agency has blasted President-elect Donald Trump's plan to maintain his business empire by turning it over to his sons instead of selling off all his corporate assets and placing remaining profits in a ...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 »

Donald Trump's lawyer says he is 'completely isolating' himself from his business without being required to - The Independent

Donald Trump has outlined how he will aim to avoid any conflicts of interest when he steps into the White House. His lawyer, Sheri Dillon of Morgan Lewis, told reporters that he will resign from the Trump Organisation and hand over management to his ...and more »

Donald Trump will still profit from his businesses after his presidential inauguration - The Independent

Donald Trump has said he will continue to profit from his international business empire after he enters the White House - a precedent-breaking decision that has elicited fierce criticism from members of the public and ethics experts alike. The ...and more »

US ethics chief brands Donald Trump's plan to handle business interests 'wholly inadequate' - The Independent

The ethics chief responsible for regulating Donald Trump's business interests has branded his plans “wholly inadequate” and suggested he is unpatriotic. The President-elect, in a news conference overshadowed by “fake” sex allegations, once again ...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 »

Trump's 'Meaningless' Ethics Plan Assailed by Watchdogs - Bloomberg

Donald Trump will hold on to his multi-billion-dollar businesses from the White House, leaving him open to conflicts of interest that ethics specialists say could undermine his presidency. Trump, whose interests in real estate, golf courses and ...and more »

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 »

Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business - Christian Science Monitor

January 11, 2017 NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this month — a precedent-breaking decision that the director of the Office of Government ...and more »

Donald Trump to keep his company in the family - CBS News

Last Updated Jan 11, 2017 3:34 PM EST. President-elect Donald Trump will step down from the Trump Organization, but he refuses to divest his ownership, preferring to leave the company in his two sons' hands. Mr. Trump's family business has cancelled 30 ...and more »