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Conflict of Interest Explainer

President-elect Trump's potential conflicts of Interest are headline news -- The Washington Post: "Donald Trump’s conflict of interest problem isn’t going away," The New York Times: "The Array of Conflicts of Interest Facing the Trump Presidency," The BBC: "Donald Trump: A list of potential conflicts of interest," the list goes on and one.

But exactly what is a conflict of interest, and what are some examples of possible conflicts facing the new president? Watch the video for a quick and simple explanation.

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