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Brenda Fitzgerald, Georgia Department of Public Health commissioner, and Gov. Nathan Deal respond to questions about Ebola victims at Emory University Hospital and efforts to screen for Ebola in 2014. A report in Politico revealed documents showing several new investments, including in a tobacco company, by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Brenda Fitzgerald. David Tulis/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump, with wife Melania, is sworn in as president on Jan. 20, 2017, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In the Philippines, an advertisement for Manila's Trump Tower, featuring Ivanka Trump. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After A Year In Office, Questions About Trump's Foreign Deals Go On. And On

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President Trump's property Le Chateau des Palmiers is on the market. It comes complete with a potential conflict of interest. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sale Of Trump Property Raises Ethical Questions About Potential Buyer's Motives

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Corey Lewandowski, a former Trump campaign manager, stepped down from a lobbying firm he'd founded after it was revealed he hadn't registered as as lobbyist. VIEW press/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Protestors demonstrating April 15 against President Trump's purported ties to foreign governments walk by the Trump hotel during in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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Diane Gross and Khalid Pitts, owners of the Cork Wine Bar, take part in a press conference announcing their unfair competition lawsuit against the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. (left) and Eric Trump attend the inauguration ceremony for the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, Canada, on Feb. 28. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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These Days, Business Travel By Trump's Sons Is Costly And Complicated

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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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Kuwait is holding its National Day celebration at the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Kuwait Celebration At Trump Hotel Raises Conflict Of Interest Questions

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Police stand guard outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington the day before the inauguration. The president's business interest in a government-owned property has drawn criticism from Democrats and some ethics advisers. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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