No Blind Trust For Donald Trump: Kids Would Run Empire If He's Elected President

  • by: Alan Duke

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Donald Trump won't put his multi-billion dollar business empire into a blind trust to avoid any conflicts of interest if he's elected president of the United States. Instead, his three oldest children will run it, Trump said during Thursday's GOP debate.

"I couldn't care less about my company," Trump said. "It's peanuts."

Trump said he would not be involved in any business decisions and daughter Ivanka, 34, and sons Don, 38, and Eric, 32, would "run it with my executives."

Trump did not mention his two younger children, Tiffany, 22, and Barron, 9.

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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