Top Government Ethics Official Blasts Trump's Conflict of Interest Plan

Walter Shaub, the head of the Office of Government Ethics, blasted Donald Trump's new plan to handle his conflicts of interests on Wednesday. Trump laid out a plan earlier in the day to put his assets in a trust that his adult children control, with Trump receiving little information about the operations of the family business. At an event at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, Shaub said that Trump's plan is not sufficient. "Nothing short of divestiture will resolve these conflicts," he said. "This has been my position from...
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