Trump abandons business for Presidency

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Trump Tower, headquaters of Donald Trump's business empire
Donald Trump to abandon Trump Tower, headquarters of business empire to face Presidency

By Tiamiyu Arobani

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has said that he would separate himself from his business and focus on his presidency when sworn-in.

Trump disclosed this in a series of tweet, amid rising concerns on conflicts between his empire and the presidency.

“I will be holding a major news conference in New York City with my children on Dec. 15 to discuss the fact that I will be leaving my great business in total.

“This is in order to fully focus on running the country in order to ‘Make America Great Again!

“While I am not mandated to do this under the law, I feel it is visually important, as President, to in no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses.

“Hence, legal documents are being crafted which take me completely out of business operations.

“The Presidency is a far more important task!” the president-elect said.

Trump reportedly has interests in no fewer than 500 businesses currently.

 


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