1. Trump’s big announcement: Donald Trump is expected on Thursday to announce his plans to distance himself from the Trump organization … at least somewhat. He owns or is in involved with more than 500 companies, around 150 of which have business ties in at least 25 foreign countries.
Last Wednesday, Trump promised to leave his businesses to avoid conflicts of interest while he is president. He said on Twitter he will hand over control to his children. Many ethics government experts have questioned whether handing down his businesses to his children will be enough to avoid conflicts of interests.