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In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J.

Donald Trump tweets he will leave his 'great business' to avoid conflicts of interest


President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning he would be "completely out of business operations" before being sworn in.

Trump has been heavily criticized for maintaining control of his sprawling global business empire, despite multiple conflicts of interest.

He has insisted he would put his business into a "blind trust" run by his children, which did not satisfy many critics. He said he would announce more details on December 15 during a "major news conference."

Here are Trump's tweets on the subject. (Part 1)

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