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President-Elect Donald Trump to Leave Business Empire Behind

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President-elect Donald Trump has announced that he plans on leaving his businesses behind to focus on running the country.

Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he plans to hold a press conference on December 15th to discuss leaving his business empire to his children while he takes over in the White House.

He has been criticized for considering mixing his roles in the business world and the White House, which could create potential conflicts of interest.

The big announcement comes after he furthered his transition efforts, filling four more cabinet positions.

On Tuesday, Trump’s transition team confirmed his choice of former Goldman Sachs partner Steve Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary.

He also tapped billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to be Commerce Secretary, and Elaine Chao as transportation secretary.

Those names were released after the announcement that Georgia Congressman Tom Price would lead the Department of Health and Human Services.

But, while his cabinet continues to take its shape, the president-elect still hasn’t given word on his choice for some of the more significant roles, like Secretary of State.

Right now, his considerations include former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Meanwhile, a re-count of Wisconsin’s presidential vote will begin on Thursday after Green Party candidate Jill Stein paid the $3.5 million re-count fee.

She also plans to submit her request for a re-count in Michigan by Wednesday’s deadline, which will cost nearly $1 million.

In addition to Michigan and Wisconsin, Stein is also seeking a re-count in Pennsylvania.