If President-elect Donald Trump follows through with his pledge to hand over his empire to his children, they could end up, unlike their dad, paying taxes, says CQ Roll Call’s Money and Politics reporter Kate Ackley. Meanwhile, Trump’s entangled interests have spurred Democrats and watchdog groups into action, says Senate Leadership reporter Bridget Bowman.
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.@realDonaldTrump - we told your counsel we'd sing your praises if you divested, we meant it.— U.S. OGE (@OfficeGovEthics) November 30, 2016
.@realDonaldTrump this divestiture does what handing over control could never have done. — U.S. OGE (@OfficeGovEthics) November 30, 2016
.@realDonaldTrump Bravo! Only way to resolve these conflicts of interest is to divest . Good call! — U.S. OGE (@OfficeGovEthics) November 30, 2016