Head of ethics agency calls Trump's plan to step away from businesses 'inadequate'

Donald Trump's plan to remove himself from his businesses without divesting ownership doesn't even come close to solving the problem of potential conflicts of interest, the director of the Office of Government Ethics said Wednesday.

"We can't risk creating the perception that government leaders would use their official positions for profit," Walter Shaub said at the Brookings Institution. "That's why I was glad in November when the president-elect tweeted that he wanted to, as he put it,...

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