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Can Trump keep his company without conflicts of interest?

  • Aired: 01/11/2017
  • 11:27
  • Rating: NR
President-elect Trump says he’s going above and beyond in mitigating potential conflicts between his government office and his private interests. But is his plan for his sons to manage his company while he retains ownership sufficient? Steve Inskeep discusses with Norman Eisen, former special counsel to President Obama, and Richard Painter, former associate counsel to President George W. Bush.
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Mr. Trump plans to turn over his business to his two sons and step back from management.
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