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Trump separating from business to avoid conflict concerns -lawyer

Wed Jan 11 07:12:40 EST 2017 | Reuters
WASHINGTON Jan 11 President-elect Donald Trump is separating himself from his far-flung global business empire by transferring all assets into a trust and putting his two sons in charge, a Trump lawyer said on Wednesday. Along with plans to hire an ethics adviser, Trump is taking the steps to avoid inevitable questions about a potential conflict of interest between his businesses and the office of the presidency, although his lawyer insisted he was not required to take them. Republican Trump, wh..

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