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Donald Trump's plan will not eliminate his business conflicts of interest

Original story at Mother Jones• 3 mentions • 2 weeks ago

Mother Jones 2 weeks ago

 
At a long-awaited press conference Wednesday, Donald Trump outlined an extensive list of steps he plans to take to separate himself from his business interests. But he stopped short of the one thing that ethics experts agree he needs to do to eliminate conflicts of interest: divest his billions in assets and debts and place the proceeds in a blind trust. Standing in front of a large stack of papers and manila folders that he said represented agreements he has signed to separate himself from his businesses, Trump steadfastly insisted he did not have to take any measures to avoid ...
 
 
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What they're saying:

11 Jan
David Corn @DavidCornDC
RT @russchoma: 1/ Trump said a lot, but he didn’t say any of the things ethics experts said they want to hear: https://t.co/FScr62c8kC http…
11 Jan
Jeffrey Levin @jilevin
Trump's Business Plan Won't Eliminate His Conflicts of Interest https://t.co/quHrQRNSs7 https://t.co/G6sS9Vyr4z
11 Jan
Mother Jones @MotherJones
Trump's Business Plan Won't Eliminate His Conflicts of Interest https://t.co/WEQTM9ycKt