Donald Trump tweets he will leave his business to focus on presidency

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President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will be leaving his business to focus on running the country.

“While I am 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,” he tweeted.

Trump said legal documents are being written to take him completely out of business operations.

“The Presidency is a far more important task!” Trump tweeted.