Trump says his sons will oversee business while he is president

Yahoo NewsPolitics Jan 11, 2017

Trump says his sons will oversee business while he is president

By Steve Holland, Andy Sullivan and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is separating himself from his global business empire by transferring his assets into a trust and putting his two oldest sons in charge, an arrangement that watchdogs said was inadequate to prevent potential conflicts of interest in office. At a news conference, Trump said he would resign from all positions overseeing hotels, golf courses and hundreds of other businesses to help ensure that he will not consciously take actions as president that would benefit him personally. Trump, a Republican, is under pressure to distance himself from his businesses before he moves into the White House on Jan. 20. Read full coverage

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