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Warren Bill Would Require President Trump to Sell Business


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Warren Bill Would Require President Trump to Sell Business

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Note: Today, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced the ‘‘Prevention of Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017.’’ The legislation seeks to require the president to sell all assets that would create a financial conflict of interest. The bill also would apply to the vice president, the spouse of the president and to children of the president or vice president.

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Robert Weissman, president, Public Citizen–


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Just the sudden success of the hotel opened in the last days of the campaign, in a building leased from the federal government, immediately after the election, demonstrates the need for this legislation. djt must choose between his brand and the office he has won.