During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump pledged that if he won, he would not not blend his business and political interests. He would begin by turning over the management of the Trump Foundation to his three oldest children. But some of Trump's actions in recent weeks - like naming his children to his transition team - have received scrutiny as he prepares to lead the country.
Trump has asked Argentinian President Mauricio Macri for help with permits over an office building project in Buenos Aires, and is involved in an ongoing fight over a British wind farm obstructing the views of one of his two golf courses in Scotland. On Monday evening in response to the pushback, Trump tweeted, "Prior to the election it was well known that I have interests in properties all over the world. Only the crooked media makes this a big deal!"
Kenneth Gross, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, an international law firm that advises corporations and elected officials on ethics laws, discusses what these moves say about Trump's potential conflicts of interest as Commander in Chief.