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Then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (center) and his family prepare to cut the ribbon at the new Trump International Hotel on Oct. 26, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Questions Linger About Trump's Foreign Business Ties And The Emoluments Clause

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Trump's First 100 Days: Foreign Interests

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Ivanka's Brand Thrives, Raising Conflict Questions, As She Takes On White House Role

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Ivanka Trump sits with her husband, Jared Kushner, at the April 6 dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping at President Trump's estate in Florida. The same day, China granted the president's daughter potentially lucrative trademark rights. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Russia Follows Old Playbook To Gain Global Influence

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Disclosures Detail Trump Staff's Assets

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The General Services Administration says President Trump is legally entitled to hold a lease for a hotel in a federal government-owned building, regardless of what critics say. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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GSA Says Trump D.C. Hotel Lease Is Valid, Despite Ban On Elected Officials

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Ivanka Trump arrives for a joint news conference between President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House earlier this month. Ethics experts say that Ivanka Trump's dual role as a business owner and West Wing staffer raises questions about conflicts of interest. Ivanka says she will comply voluntarily with ethics rules. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethics Experts Raise Alarm Over Ivanka Trump's White House Role

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The annual conference has taken place in recent years at Washington's Ritz-Carlton hotel but is scheduled this May for the Trump International Hotel. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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