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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 »

Oversight panel requests interview with ethics chief who criticized Trump's business plan - The Hill

Republicans on the House Oversight Committee have asked the Office of Government Ethics director to appear privately before the panel after he criticized President-elect Donald Trump Donald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth ...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 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 »

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 »

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 »

This tiny, wonky US government agency you've never heard of is battling Donald Trump's conflicts of interest - Quartz

You have heard of the FBI, and the DOJ—but do you know the OGE? The US Office of Government Ethics, created in 1978 in response to scandals within the Nixon administration, has fewer than 80 employees and, normally, has a low profile role as one of ...and more »

Trump's Business 'Separation' Plan Does Nothing of the Kind - New York Times

On Wednesday, President-elect Donald J. Trump finally announced his plans to “separate” himself from his global business empire when he assumes the presidency next Friday. His plans were announced in the midst of worrisome news around the world ...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 »

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 »