Trump sold all he owned stock


According to the newspaper The Washington Post, citing the official representative of trump, a billionaire (in March Forbes list, he took the 324-th place with a fortune of $4.5 billion), as a presidential candidate in US presidents from Republican party, in June sold all their shares in various companies. We are talking about banks, oil giants and other companies.

Press Secretary of the elected President Jason Miller found it difficult to answer the questions, who trump sold the shares and for how much. By law, the billionaire will not disclose information about its finances until may of 2018.

The publication indicates that the sale of shares of trump to avoid conflict of interest and problems with decision-making in the White house.

6 Dec trump already stated that he intends to withdraw the contract with Boeing for the construction of a new presidential plane, explaining it is too costly. WP indicates that in may, trump was Boeing shares in the amount of $50 thousand to $100 thousand

As the newspaper notes, the funds from the sale of shares could go to pay the costs of the election campaign. In total, according to official figures, trump has spent $66 million of its own funds.

Trump also previously promised December 15, to talk about their plans for their own company Trump Organization. Earlier, the billionaire promised to distance himself from her.

The Advisor on ethics of President Barack Obama’s Norms Eisen welcomed the decision by trump to sell the shares, which could affect its activities. However, he stressed that it is necessary to find out what the billionaire spent the money and purchased whether it’s new securities. “If he sold all the shares, that’s where it all business? Which Bank are they? He bought them? This is a huge amount,” — said the expert.

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