10 Key Moments and More From Trump's News Conference | 11 Jan 2017 | President-elect Donald J. Trump made an important concession about Russia. He criticized American intelligence officials. He sparred with reporters and denounced "fake news." And that was all before he arrived at the ostensible reason for holding his first formal news conference since July: his plans to extricate himself from the operations of his vast business holdings. Here are the highlights from the whirling, hour-long news conference in Trump Tower.