Donald Trump’s two eldest sons, Don Jr. and Eric Trump, will manage his real estate and resort businesses while he’s in office, the president-elect announced late Monday. And he pledged that “no new deals will be done” during that time.
In a series of tweets posted around midnight, Trump stressed that while he is “not mandated by law” to step down from the management of his companies as president, he would do so in order to “focus full-time on the presidency.”
The tweets are the latest chapter in the ongoing saga of the president-elect and his companies, more than 500 individual corporations that collectively make up the Trump Organization. His businesses operate in dozens of different industries and all around the world, creating an unprecedented potential for conflicts of interest to occur while he is president of the United States. Read full story here