CNN Money: Outgoing ethics chief urges Trump to stop visiting his properties


Walter Shaub, who announced that he's leaving the federal government earlier this month, told CNNMoney on Monday that it's something he's relayed to the Trump team before.

"[I had] some very specific recommendations, like stop going to your properties or announce that White House officials won't go to those properties," Shaub said.

Those visits amount to free promotion, Shaub said.

"You've got the president traveling there every single weekend, and whether he intends to or not, he's giving free advertising to them," he said.


Shaub's resignation is effective on Wednesday. He's moving to the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group for tougher campaign finance laws.

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