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>> That news conference on how he'll navigate the minefields of potential business conflicts shelved for now, but there's always Twitter. Donald Trump grabbing his smartphone to give the clearest view yet on how his empire will operate while he's busy running the country. The president-elect tweeting, two of my children, Don and Eric, plus executives, will manage them.
And adding no new deals will be done during my term in office. Trump repeating his earlier vow that he will be leaving his business before he's sworn in on January 20th.>> We face many challenges.>> Reuters' political correspondent, James Oliphant.>> When Trump said that he's not gonna do any new deals, the guess is that's a way for him to try to explain that there aren't going to be ongoing conflicts of interest.
In other words he's trying to keep the interests of his businesses and the interests of the country apart. But of course even if Trump pledges not to do any new deals, that doesn't do anything about the myriad business interests he has around the globe right now, and whether they'll come into play as he tries to craft a foreign policy.
>> Many saying he should fully divest, even if he isn't running the show. Pointing to reports that foreign leaders could still seek to curry favor with Trump by staying at his hotels, like the new Trump International, blocks from the White House.>> Already we have foreign dignitaries Wanting to stay there to curry favor with the administration.
That's not gonna change regardless of whether Trump is running the business himself.>> Conspicuously absent from the tweets, any mention of Ivanka Trump She's played a crucial role in her father's real estate holdings until now, but has come under intense fire for sitting in on meetings her father held with visiting leaders, such as the prime minister of Japan, raising red flags.
In a weekend interview with Fox News, Trump said he would love to have his daughter and son-in-law Jared Kushner in White House roles. And the two are reported to be house hunting in Washington, DC. Trump's transition team says the postponed news conference on his business interests will happen sometime in January.