Trump tweets three short words to address future conflicts of interest

Mark Garrison Dec 13, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump delivers remarks with his children Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump during the grand opening ceremony of the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Trump tweets three short words to address future conflicts of interest

Mark Garrison Dec 13, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump delivers remarks with his children Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump during the grand opening ceremony of the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
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This was supposed to be the week of a long-awaited announcement from President-elect Trump about how he’s going to handle potential business conflicts. But the Thursday press conference Trump promised is now on hold. His transition team now says that’ll have to wait until January. We know from his tweets Monday night that Trump plans to hand business management over to his adult sons and an executive team.

Trump also tweeted that “no new deals will be done” during his presidency, a phrase that raises more questions than it answers.

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