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Donald Trump Leaving Business To Focus On Presidency

President-elect Donald Trump is separating himself from his business empire.

In a series of Tweets Wednesday morning, Trump said he is leaving his business in total to focus on leading America.

"I will be holding a major news conference in New York City with my children on December 15 to discuss the fact that I will be leaving my great business in total in order to fully focus on running the country in order to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN," Trump tweeted. "While I am not mandated to do this under the law, I feel it is visually important, as President, to in no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses."

Trump is scheduled to be sworn in as the 45th U.S. president during an inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20, 2017 at the U.S. Capitol.

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