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Trump's presser was remarkable. It means we're heading into truly uncharted territory. - Washington Post

At his presser today, Donald Trump confirmed the very worst fears of ethics experts, announcing a new arrangement for his business holdings that is designed to garner nice headlines but is unlikely to do much to reduce the possibility of conflicts of ...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 Says Sons Will Take 'Complete and Total Control' of the Business - ABC News

President-elect Donald Trump announced this morning that he will hand "complete and total control" of his vast business empire to his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump and to Alan Weisselberg, a longtime Trump business executive, through a financial ...and more »

Trump's Plan to Avoid Conflicts of Interest Won't Avoid a Thing - WIRED

President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on his business acumen. His image as a hyper-successful, tough-talking real estate mogul is crucial to his appeal—whether it's true or not. Still, concerns that Trump's sprawling network of business ...and more »

Trump Promised to Do Five Things to Separate Himself From His Business. Here's a Glaring Problem With Each. - Slate Magazine (blog)

At long last, Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled his plan to separate himself from his business interests while president, something he previously promised would be oh-so simple to do at the same time he was finding reasons to delay taking any clear ...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 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 »

Why Trump Will Remain A Billionaire Despite Giving Sons Control - Forbes

Donald Trump is handing control of his businesses to his two eldest sons, Donald Jr. and Eric Trump. But that doesn't mean he's giving up his fortune. The move -- announced Wednesday at Trump's first press conference since the election -- will see the ...and more »

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

By Dan Alexander, Chase Peterson-Withorn and Jennifer Wang. 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 ...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 Asia.and more »