Giuliani: ‘There will be a wall’ between Trump and his financial interests

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Donald Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani said “there's no perfect way” for the president-elect to deal with his billions in business assets, but on Sunday he encouraged Trump to put his money in a blind trust “for the good of the country.” No matter what Trump does, Giuliani said, “there will be a wall” between Trump's decisions as president and his financial interests. Trump says he's worth $8 billion, although Forbes magazine says the amount is closer to $3.7 billion. His business empire is made up of more than 500 companies around the globe, including more than 250 bearing his name, according to ABC News. Critics say that makes him susceptible to conflicts of interest. “For the good of the country, and the fact you don't want a question coming up every time there's a decision made, he should basically take himself out of it and just be a passive participant in the sense that he has no decision-making, no involvement,” Giuliani said on ABC News's “This Week.” “And those decisions get made separate from him, which is the...

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