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President Trump pledged that the Trump Organization would donate profits from foreign governments, but the top Democrat in the House Oversight Committee says the organization does not appear to be following through. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Nicole Kushner Meyer (third from left), the sister of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, poses at a promotional event in Shanghai on Sunday. Albee Zhang/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

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Walter Shaub, director of the United States Office of Government Ethics. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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As Trump Inquiries Flood Ethics Office, Director Looks To House For Action

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Negotiations to redevelop an office tower owned by the family of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, at 666 5th Avenue in Manhattan have unraveled. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Department of Justice is one of several parts of the government that have the power to hold the president and his appointees accountable on ethics. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the Trump Park Avenue building in New York. President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman, and many questions are being raised about the ethics of these deals. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

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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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A Trump rally in held in New York City on March 4. The issue of conflicts of interest doesn't seem to be registering much among President Trump's supporters. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Among Trump Supporters, Conflicts Of Interest Aren't A Top Concern

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U.S. Office of Government Ethics shared these statistics related to the nominee transition process with NPR under the Freedom of Information Act. U.S. Office of Government Ethics/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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In the White House's letter to the Office of Government Ethics this week, there's something potentially far more interesting than the administration's response to Kellyanne Conway's Nordstrom comments. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Experts Say White House's Conway Response Raises Major Ethical Questions

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Federal conflict-of-interest laws require officials like commerce secretary nominee Wilbur Ross (right) to divest holdings, but President Trump is not covered by those requirements. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact On Federal Workers, But Not On Trump

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde (from left), Jose Ugaz of Transparency International, Daria Kaleniuk of the Anti-Corruption Action Center, and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg participate in a panel discussion at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London in May 2016. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Trump's Conflicts Could Undercut Global Efforts To Fight Corruption, Critics Say

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President Trump today at the White House. The New York attorney general says Democratic AGs are considering challenging state corporate charters of the president's businesses. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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