Trump announces departure from his business empire

US President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that "I will be leaving my great business in order to fully focus on running the country". Trump also said in a series of Twitter posts that he will hold a press conference with his children on December 15 in which he will issue a detailed announcement on the departure. The president-elect added that "I feel it is visually important, as President, to in no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses." The billionaire real estate mogul heads an empire with over 500 enterprises.      


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