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President-elect Trump tweets he'll be leaving businesses 'to focus entirely on running the country'

Posted at 7:12 AM, Nov 30, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to announce he's leaving his businesses in total "in order to fully focus on running the country."

In a series of tweets, Trump announced a press conference scheduled for Dec. 15 in New York City with his children to discuss his decision. 

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The president-elect tweeted while he was "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."

Here is the full series of tweets from President-elect Trump: