"I don't think for me to be owning stocks when I'm making deals for this country that maybe will affect one company positively and one company negatively -- I just felt it was a conflict," Trump said Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show.
But here's the catch: Trump wasn't just invested in stocks. He also had his millions invested in hedge funds. The same conflict of interest concerns apply to hedge funds as well.
The Trump transition team did not respond to CNNMoney's repeated requests for clarification on whether Trump also sold his hedge funds. Read full story here