Trump says he will 'leave business' to focus on presidency

Trump says he will 'leave business' to focus on presidency

"Such a trust would not eliminate the virtual certainty that actions Trump takes as president will affect his personal wealth, for good or ill".

Priebus told MSNBC's "Morning Joe", that Trump has "got the best people in America working on it". Christie was sacked from the transition team and several other team members loyal to Christie were also removed in what NBC called "a Stalinesque Purge". Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for attorney general, who also asked him to stay.

Trump has claimed, without evidence, that millions voted illegally in three states that Democrat Hillary Clinton won - California, New Hampshire and Virginia.

Bharara is known for pursuing a series of high-profile cases targeting public corruption and crime on Wall Street, and has won praise in NY for pursuing corruption investigations involving state and city politics, as well as financial crime. Chuck Schumer, the incoming Senate Democratic leader. Bharara also played a leading role in the Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation into the firings of federal prosecutors under former President George W. Bush. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, the outgoing IN governor, planned an event with Carrier officials Thursday to announce the plan. Ivanka participated in a meeting between her father and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on November 17 as well as in a phone call with Argentine President Mauricio Macri on November 14.

President-elect Donald Trump is weighing four finalists to lead the State Department, one of the most powerful and prominent Cabinet positions.

He dined with a former rival, 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney, at a French restaurant near Central Park on Tuesday night.

Others reportedly under consideration for the job are Rudy Giuliani, former CIA Director David Petraeus and Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker for the job.

A decision on the secretary of state post is not believed to be imminent.

He also said he expected to reach 3 percent to 4 percent economic growth in the next couple of years.

He said then that it would be very hard to sell off his businesses because they are mostly real estate, but also noted that he would like "to try and formalise something" in terms of an arrangement that would distance his businesses from his work as president.

President-elect Donald Trump says he is leaving business in total that he can focus on presidency and avoid perceived conflicts of interest, media sources reported.

Trump did not provide any details about how he planned to separate from his businesses, though he said legal documents were being prepared.

Under pressure to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest, Mr Trump announced his plans on Wednesday in a series of tweets but did not explain exactly what he would be doing with his assets.

"The American public has a right to know that the President of the United States is acting in their best interest, and not because he or she has received some benefit or gift from a foreign government like Russian Federation or China or any other foreign entity", Cardin said according to prepared remarks, reported USA Today.

Trump owns golf clubs, office towers and other properties in several countries.

The California Republican was responding Tuesday to President-elect Donald Trump's tweet saying people should face jail time or lose their citizenship for burning the flag.