IVANKA/MELANIA/SPORTS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Melania Trump’s split with her husband over NBA superstar LeBron James is the most glaring example of a growing trend: The President’s family and some top officials are adopting positions at odds with his most divisive statements. The public feud between King James and the imperious President is on one level […]

Read More… from 8/4/2018


IVANKA/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Ivanka Trump said Thursday [8-2-18] she does not believe the press is the enemy of the American people, putting her at odds with a view repeatedly expressed by her father, President Donald Trump, and his White House, which declined to take a stand on the issue hours later. Asked at an Axios […]

Read More… from 8/2/2018


IVANKA/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “They asked my daughter Ivanka whether or not the media is the enemy of the people. She correctly said no. It is the FAKE NEWS, which is a large percentage of the media, that is the enemy of the people!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 2, 2018 3:24 pm […]

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BORDER/CHILDREN/IMMIGRATION/IVANKA: “President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump came out Thursday [8-2-18] against the family separations that resulted from her father’s zero-tolerance policy for illegal immigration, calling them a ‘low point’ of her White House tenure thus far…The Trump administration last week reunited at least 1,442 children with their parents, though 2,551 children were […]

Read More… from 8/2/2018


IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “They disappointed climate change activists who thought they would keep President Trump from leaving the landmark Paris accord. They enraged Democrats and even some Republicans by not pushing back against his immigration policies, and alienated business allies by their silence over threats to Nafta. They regularly faced news stories about their unpopularity. Even […]

Read More… from 7/28/2018


IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s eldest daughter and a top White House adviser, is shutting down her namesake fashion brand more than a year after stepping away from the company. A spokesman for Ms. Trump’s brand confirmed on Tuesday [7-24-18] that the process of winding down the company would begin immediately, that the brand’s licensing […]

Read More… from 7/24/2018


IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s daughter, is closing her namesake fashion brand, more than a year after she formally separated herself from the company and entered the White House as a senior adviser. Apparel sales at the brand, which Ms. Trump launched in its current form in 2014, soared in the year of the […]

Read More… from 7/24/2018


IVANKA: “RT @IvankaTrump: .@WhiteHouse National Council for the American Worker together w/ the private sector is working to equip students + worker…” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 20, 2018 4:51 pm […]

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IVANKA/MIKE POMPEO/STATE: “RT @IvankaTrump: Thank you @SecPompeo. It was an honor to join you and your talented, passionate colleagues at @StateDept to honor the her…” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 30, 2018 5:49 am […]

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EDUCATION/IVANKA: “RT @IvankaTrump: Thank you Senator Alexander for your leadership on career + technical education. 11+ million students and workers across o…” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 30, 2018 5:49 am […]

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ECONOMY/IVANKA/MEDIA: “RT @FoxBusiness: .@IvankaTrump: ‘I think one of the tremendous opportunities that were seeing because the economy is so strong is that peop…” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 29, 2018 6:21 pm […]

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CELEBS/IVANKA/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Why aren’t they firing no talent Samantha Bee for the horrible language used on her low ratings show? A total double standard but that’s O.K., we are Winning, and will be doing so for a long time to come!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 1, 2018 6:15 am […]

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CELEBS/IVANKA/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump called on Friday [6-1-18] for comedian Samantha Bee to be fired after she made a vulgar comment about his daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump on her cable television program. His remarks capped a week when a debate over the language used by two television stars became […]

Read More… from 6/1/2018


CELEBS/IVANKA/MEDIA: “Samantha Bee apologized on Thursday [5-31-18] for having used a vulgar epithet to describe Ivanka Trump on her TBS show, saying she had ‘crossed a line.’ TBS also issued an apology, but took no disciplinary action against the late night host. Ms. Bee’s insult of the president’s elder daughter on Wednesday’s [5-301-8] episode of […]

Read More… from 5/31/2018


CHINA/IVANKA/TRUMP FAMILY: “Ivanka Trump abruptly left a conference call on Tuesday [5-29-18] about a coming fitness event after receiving questions about her company’s trademarks in China and her father’s exercise regimen. White House officials insisted that she had always been scheduled to leave. Ms. Trump and Holli M. Richmond, the director of the White House […]

Read More… from 5/30/2018


IVANKA/LEGAL/ROBERT MUELLER/TRUMP PEOPLE: “She was in Bedminster, New Jersey, with President Donald Trump the rainy May 2017 weekend when he decided to fire FBI Director James Comey. She was a passenger on the plane flying home from the G-20 conference in Germany the next month, strategizing about how to manage the fallout of her brother […]

Read More… from 5/1/2018


GOP/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “The White House will turn to a familiar spokeswoman to help drum up enthusiasm for its plan to overhaul how the nation funds infrastructure needs: President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter. Ivanka Trump, a White House adviser, will appear in Iowa Monday [3-19-18] with Gov. Kim Reynolds and discuss workforce training in […]

Read More… from 3/16/2018


BUSINESS/FBI/INTELLIGENCE/TRUMP BUSINESS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “US counterintelligence officials are scrutinizing one of Ivanka Trump’s international business deals, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The FBI has been looking into the negotiations and financing surrounding Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, according to a US official and a former US official. The scrutiny could be […]

Read More… from 3/5/2018


2A/EDUCATION/GUNS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Sunday [2-25-18] did not fully advocate arming educators — but didn’t break with her father, President Donald Trump, saying it’s ‘an idea that needs to be discussed.’ ‘Obviously, there would have to be an incredibly high standard for who would be able to bear arms in […]

Read More… from 2/26/2018


FOREIGN POLICY/NORTH KOREA/SOUTH KOREA/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “North Korea said an army general tied to two attacks on South Korean forces would lead its delegation to the Winter Olympics’ closing ceremonies this weekend, presenting a diplomatic quandary for U.S. presidential adviser Ivanka Trump, who is also set to attend. The potential for an encounter, planned or unplanned, […]

Read More… from 2/22/2018


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “Jared Kushner, a White House aide and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, appears to have drawn more money out of three separate lines of credit in the months after he joined the White House last year, a newly released document shows. Recent revisions to the financial disclosure form filed by Kushner’s wife, Ivanka […]

Read More… from 2/13/2018


FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump will lead the Presidential delegation to South Korea for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic winter games, a White House official told CNN Monday [2-5-18]. The first daughter and senior adviser was asked to attend the closing ceremony by her father, President Donald Trump, and the United States […]

Read More… from 2/5/2018


OPRAH/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Praise is still pouring in for Oprah Winfrey’s address at the 75th Golden Globes, a rousing declaration that ‘a new day is on the horizon’ for women and girls in light of recent public discourse about sexual misconduct. During the actress’s acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Winfrey made a statement […]

Read More… from 1/9/2018


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, made a deal when they came to Washington to serve in the White House that the first daughter would become the first female president if the opportunity arose, according to a forthcoming book obtained by The Guardian. The book, ‘Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump […]

Read More… from 1/4/2018


LEGAL/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump and her husband and fellow White House adviser Jared Kushner were hit with a lawsuit Sunday [12-17-17] alleging illegal omissions on their public financial disclosure forms. Washington lawyer Jeffrey Lovitky contends that Trump and Kushner failed to identify the assets owned by 30 investment funds […]

Read More… from 12/17/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Like nearly every senior staffer in a White House infamous for backstabbing, Ivanka Trump spent her early months immersed in the drama of competing power centers. She just didn’t know where the daggers were coming from. Anecdotes quickly emerged of Ivanka pleading with her father to moderate his positions — or at least […]

Read More… from 12/13/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/MELANIA/VOTE BY MAIL: “A couple of members of President Donald Trump’s family got rocked by the vote in last month’s New York City mayoral election. Absentee votes cast by the president’s wife, Melania, and daughter Ivanka Trump were not counted by city officials after both made mistakes with their ballots, a spokeswoman for the […]

Read More… from 12/12/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/WOMEN: “Ivanka Trump has a suggestion for India to get its economy booming again — get more women to work. Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, President Trump’s daughter and senior adviser said increasing the number of women in the workforce could boost growth… It’s a problem […]

Read More… from 11/29/2017


FOREIGN POLICY/REX TILLERSON/STATE/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/WOMEN: “Days ahead of what should be a major moment for Ivanka Trump on the world stage, CNN has learned Secretary of State Rex Tillerson isn’t sending a high-level delegation to support her amid reports of tensions between Tillerson and the White House. Multiple State Department officials, as well as a source […]

Read More… from 11/25/2017


FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump is India-bound, traveling to Hyderabad just after the Thanksgiving holiday. Building on a series of international visits and meetings here in the United States with world leaders, Trump will lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which is being cohosted by the United States and India. The first […]

Read More… from 11/21/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/WOMEN: “Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and adviser, was the much-heralded guest at a government-sponsored conference on women’s empowerment in Tokyo on Friday [11-3-17], just two days before President Trump’s scheduled arrival here on his first stop of an Asia tour. Yet Ms. Trump spoke to a room with so many empty seats that […]

Read More… from 11/3/2017


TAXES/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “After months of meetings behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, Ivanka Trump took the podium Wednesday [10-25-17] in the Capitol’s Lyndon Baines Johnson Room to make a public pitch on tax reform, which she called ‘critically important.’ ‘Today, the vast majority of American homes are dual income. Our tax code has to recognize […]

Read More… from 10/25/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/WOMEN: “Ivanka Trump is heading to Japan next week, where she will deliver a speech at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. On Friday, November 3, the first daughter and adviser to President Donald Trump will discuss women’s participation in the economy and women’s entrepreneurship at the World Assembly for Women 2017, […]

Read More… from 10/19/2017


DREAMERS/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump on Monday [10-9-17] night publicly waded into the immigration debate for the first time, calling the plight of Dreamers a ‘very complicated issue that needs a long-term congressional fix.’ Addressing the Obama-era executive action that protected from deportation about 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children […]

Read More… from 10/9/2017


TAXES/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump wants a win. More than six months since she formally joined President Donald Trump’s administration in March, the first daughter has yet to make her mark on any of the administration’s major policy decisions. Now she’s staking her reputation in Washington on making sure her father’s tax reform plan includes an […]

Read More… from 10/9/2017


CONFLICT OF INTERESTS/ETHICS/POLITICS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “A state assemblyman wants state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s decision to drop a case against two of President Trump’s kids. Vance received a $31,000 donation from Trump’s personal lawyer in 2013 after deciding not to prosecute Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. Vance […]

Read More… from 10/6/2017


LEGAL/TRUMP FAMILY/DONALD JR/IVANKA: “According to the joint investigative story, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. narrowly dodged indictment on felony fraud charges in 2012 for allegedly lying to prospective buyers at the Trump SoHo ‘condo-hotel’—claiming units were selling like hotcakes when in fact the property was struggling to survive. (It went into foreclosure in 2014.) In […]

Read More… from 10/4/2017


ETHICS/LEGAL/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “White House officials have begun examining emails associated with a third and previously unreported email account on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s private domain, according to three people familiar with the matter. Hundreds of emails have been sent since January from White House addresses to accounts on the Kushner family domain, these […]

Read More… from 10/2/2017


LEGAL/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and adviser to the president, used a personal email address to communicate with a government official after her father took office, according to documents that the nonprofit American Oversight obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and shared exclusively with Newsweek. The documents show that on February […]

Read More… from 9/25/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/UN: “Ivanka Trump delivered an anti-human trafficking speech Tuesday [9-19-17] at the United Nations General Assembly, calling it ‘the greatest human rights issue of our time.’ ‘This is a call for action, a call for global unity,’ Trump said at a panel event hosted by Great Britain and Northern Ireland, noting that her father, […]

Read More… from 9/19/2017


JANET YELLEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen met with Ivanka Trump in July, roughly a week before President Donald Trump said he was considering nominating the central bank chief to a second term. Ms. Yellen met the president’s eldest daughter and senior adviser for a one-hour breakfast July 17 in a room […]

Read More… from 9/11/2017


BUSINESS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “His vendors call him a ‘career grifter.’ His father’s creditors claim he’s a fraud and a serial extortionist who shakes people down with trumped-up threats of criminal charges. With these and other allegations piling up in court records along with judgments—against him, his wife and his businesses—for millions of dollars, his lawyers are […]

Read More… from 8/27/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSNER: “Crisis management consultant Risa Heller has dropped Kushner Cos., the family real estate company of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a client, according to two sources familiar with the arrangement. Heller dropped the client earlier this week after representing the company for just over a year and a half. That’s […]

Read More… from 8/23/2017


RACISM/RELIGION/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “Sequestered on a brief holiday with her husband Jared Kushner in Vermont, Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter — one of his senior advisers and the closest member of his family who is Jewish — has yet to comment on the events of her father’s Tuesday [8-16-17] afternoon press conference. In […]

Read More… from 8/17/2017


RACISM/RELIGION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “The rabbi who oversaw Ivanka Trump’s conversion to Judaism has released a letter to the congregation of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s longtime synagogue condemning President Trump’s widely criticized statements about the violent protests in Charlottesville. In a letter sent to members of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun this evening, Rabbi Emeritus […]

Read More… from 8/16/2017


TRUMP PEOPLE/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “By one measurement, last week was a good one for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law had been double-teaming for weeks to persuade him to oust chief of staff Reince Priebus, pushing for a new chief who could ‘professionalize the West Wing,’ according to multiple White House […]

Read More… from 7/30/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/UN: “Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and informal adviser, met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for lunch at U.N. headquarters in New York on Friday amid a push by the president to slash funding for the world body. Ivanka Trump is seen as an important influence on her father, and her […]

Read More… from 7/28/2017


IMF/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/WORLD BANK/WOMEN: “A billion-dollar World Bank initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship, funded in part by Saudi Arabia and championed by Ivanka Trump, might seem a laughably easy target for reproach. There is Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women — they aren’t even allowed to drive alone — and the growing role of the ‘first daughter’ […]

Read More… from 7/19/2017


FBI/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Democratic Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia assembled a group of more than 20 Democratic members of Congress to send a letter to the FBI on Wednesday [7-19-17] requesting the agency look into Ivanka Trump’s security clearance. In the letter, the Democrats ask that the FBI examine potential discrepancies in Trump’s SF-86 form, which […]

Read More… from 7/19/2017


TRUMP BUSINESS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “The White House kicked off ‘Made in America Week’ on Monday [7-17-17] and it didn’t take long for the administration to come under fire for criticism that products made by President Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump’s eponymous brands are made elsewhere. The first daughter, who serves as a White House adviser, took […]

Read More… from 7/17/2017


TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday [7-10-17] morning to defend his daughter Ivanka, who faced criticism this weekend as she briefly took his seat at the Group of 20 Summit. ‘When I left Conference Room for short meetings with Japan and other countries, I asked Ivanka to hold seat. Very […]

Read More… from 7/10/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump split off from the group traveling with President Donald Trump in Warsaw to pay tribute Thursday to Polish Holocaust heroes. Ahead of the President’s speech, Trump, who serves as an adviser to the President, laid a wreath at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes and toured the POLIN Museum of the […]

Read More… from 7/6/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “A Bronx man tried to get into Trump Tower to see first daughter Ivanka Trump Thursday [7-6-17], but was stopped by Secret Service agents who noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest, police said. Adames Benitez, 52, had the ballistic gear on under his shirt when he arrived at the Midtown building […]

Read More… from 7/6/2017


LABOR/TRUMP FAMILY/WOMEN/IVANKA: “First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump penned a response to a Wall Street Journal editorial titled ‘The Ivanka Entitlement’ that called her paid leave plan messy, arguing in her letter that the plan would benefit women nationwide. In the letter, published Tuesday [7-4-17] in the Journal, Trump defended the plan and argued that […]

Read More… from 7/5/2017


CHINA/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Three men detained while investigating working conditions at factories that make shoes for Ivanka Trump’s brand have been released on bail. The men — Su Heng, Li Zhao and Hua Haifeng — were detained in late May while working on a report for China Labor Watch. Chinese authorities have said little about their […]

Read More… from 6/28/2017


CHINA/TRUMP BUSINESS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe. Workers from the factory, including one current and […]

Read More… from 6/28/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, who serves as a top adviser to President Donald Trump, used her platform Tuesday [6-27-17] to shine a light on human trafficking, which she called an ‘ugly stain on civilization.’ ‘Combating this crime here in the United States as well as around the globe is in both our moral and our […]

Read More… from 6/27/2017


TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump offered high praise for President Donald Trump in an interview on Fox and Friends that aired Monday [6-26-17], giving her father ‘an A, of course’ for his performance as President while in office. ‘I think he’s doing an amazing job. I think he’s doing an unbelievable job,’ the first […]

Read More… from 6/26/2017


LEGAL/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump must give a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian shoemaker claiming her fashion label copied its designs, a federal judge has ruled. Aquazurra Italia filed the suit against Ivanka Trump and her company in June 2016. It claims the brand has produced cheaper knockoffs of Aquazurra’s ‘coveted’ and highly publicized […]

Read More… from 6/25/2017


TAXES/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump met privately Tuesday [6-20-17] morning with Sen. Marco Rubio and other lawmakers on the Capitol Hill to discuss ‘pro-family’ tax reform. Members of Congress have been invited to join the new duo over the coming weeks to talk about Trump’s proposal for a federal paid family leave program, which would grant […]

Read More… from 6/20/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand called off a deal with a major Japanese apparel company after learning that it was backed by the Japanese government, Ms. Trump’s company said in a letter made public on Monday [6-12-17]. The New York Times reported in December that Ms. Trump’s company was finalizing the agreement when Ms. […]

Read More… from 6/12/2017


CHINA/TRUMP BUSINESS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “The Ivanka Trump brand is pushing to protect intellectual property in China, winning approvals for four more trademarks since April 20 despite repeated questions from lawmakers about whether she is using her position in the White House to help her company. On Monday, Democratic lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee said the […]

Read More… from 6/12/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump said Monday [6-12-17] she is surprised by the ‘viciousness’ of the media covering her father’s presidency, referring to the growing ‘cloud’ of distractions resulting from the Russia probe. President Donald Trump’s daughter and top adviser also said on ‘Fox & Friends’ that her father felt ‘vindicated’ by James Comey’s testimony last […]

Read More… from 6/12/2017


CHINA/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “A man has been arrested and two are missing in China after conducting an investigation into a Chinese company making Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, China Labor Watch, a New York-based advocacy group, said on Wednesday [5-31-17]. Labor activist Hua Haifeng was arrested in Jiangxi province on suspicion of illegally using eavesdropping equipment, according to […]

Read More… from 5/31/2017


SAUDI ARABIA/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/WOMEN: “Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million. In a sunlit ballroom Sunday [5-21-17] morning at the Tuwaiq Palace in Saudi Arabia, Ivanka Trump’s proposed Women Entrepreneurs Fund — a concept she first shared during […]

Read More… from 5/21/2017


FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump will travel with the president to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Italy on his upcoming foreign trip, a White House official said. A senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump will be present for six days of the nine-day trip, which begins Friday [5-19-17], the official said. She’ll join her […]

Read More… from 5/19/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, amid building controversy and chaos in the West Wing, hosted an anti-human trafficking roundtable discussion at the White House Wednesday [5-17-17]. Trump previously organized a listening session on the topic that she attended with her father, President Donald Trump, in late February. The meeting came as questions surrounding Trump’s treatment of […]

Read More… from 5/17/2017


CONFLICT OF INTEREST/ETHICS/STATE/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “An official State Department Twitter account retweeted a tweet promoting Ivanka Trump’s new book, ‘Women Who Work,’ raising ethics questions. It has since been deleted. ‘Thank you to my beautiful sisters for the support of my #WomenWhoWorkBook!’ Ivanka Trump wrote in the initial tweet from her personal account, alongside photos of […]

Read More… from 5/5/2017


ETHICS/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “The Office of Government Ethics raised concerns about Ivanka Trump’s status as an informal adviser to the president before she announced that she would be an employee of the White House. OGE Director Walter M. Shaub said in a letter to Sens. Tom Carper, D-Del., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., that he contacted Trump’s […]

Read More… from 5/1/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Proud of @IvankaTrump for her leadership on these important issues. Looking forward to hearing her speak at the W20! https://t.co/e6Uajrm8zp” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 25, 2017 06:23am […]

Read More… from 4/25/2017


FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House last month may have been filled with awkward moments, but she left with one key takeaway — identifying the first daughter as her back-channel to President Donald Trump. The White House was broadly criticized for seating Ivanka Trump, who at the time held […]

Read More… from 4/24/2017


FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House last month may have been filled with awkward moments, but she left with one key takeaway — identifying the first daughter as her back-channel to President Donald Trump. The White House was broadly criticized for seating Ivanka Trump, who at the time held […]

Read More… from 4/25/2017

TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump is quietly staffing up, and she’s filling out her team in the West Wing with former officials from President George W. Bush’s administration. In addition to her close adviser Dina Powell, who served as chief of the personnel office in the Bush White House, the first daughter — who now serves […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “As President Donald Trump contemplates whether to make good on his campaign promise to yank the United States out of the Paris climate accord, an unlikely lobbying force is hoping to talk him out of it: oil and coal producers. A pro-Paris bloc within the administration has recruited energy companies […]

Read More… from 04/17/2017


FOREIGN POLICY/MILITARY/SYRIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/DONALD JR/IVANKA: “President Donald Trump has said that the horrific images from a chemical weapons attack in Syria compelled him to authorize a missile strike against an Assad-regime airbase last week. But according to his son, Eric Trump, another key White House voice may have also influenced his decision to use military […]

Read More… from 04/11/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “If Ivanka Trump is ‘complicit,’ as critics and even a ‘Saturday Night Live’ perfume sketch allege, she’s not concerned. ‘I don’t know what it means to be complicit, but I hope time will prove that I have done a good job and much more importantly, that my father’s administration is the success that […]

Read More… from 04/05/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/JARED KUSHNER/IVANKA: “Kushner reported Ivanka’s stake in Trump’s Washington hotel It was announced only last week that Ivanka Trump will become an official government employee, so her financial disclosure forms are still in the works. But we know from a 54-page document filed by her husband, Jared Kushner, that she maintained partial ownership of […]

Read More… from 04/02/2017


CONFLICT OF INTEREST/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, the elder daughter of President Trump, is becoming an official government employee, joining her husband in serving as an unpaid adviser to her father in the White House. Ms. Trump already has an office in the West Wing, and she said last week that she would serve as an […]

Read More… from 3/29/2017


CABINET/EDUCATION/TRUMP FAMILY/TRUMP PEOPLE/WOMEN/IVANKA/BETSY DEVOS: “On Tuesday [3-28-17], presidential daughter Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. According to the Education Department, they were there to ‘highlight the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education’ and to discuss ’empowering young women to pursue STEM-related careers.’ […]

Read More… from 3/28/2017


CONFLICT OF INTEREST/ETHICS/LEGAL/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Being so closely associated with the President of the United States might be serving Ivanka Trump’s brand for the better, but a California retailer thinks such an advantage crosses into the category of illegal competition. Modern Appealing Clothing, a family-owned boutique selling lines like Dries Van Noten and Comme des Garçons […]

Read More… from 3/21/2017


CONFLICT OF INTEREST/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump will work out of an office in the West Wing and get a security clearance, a White House official told CNN Monday [3-20-17]. The official also confirmed Trump will receive government-provided communication devices, although she will not be a government employee. The move places President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter […]

Read More… from 3/21/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump, who moved to Washington saying she would play no formal role in her father’s administration, is now officially setting up shop in the White House. The powerful first daughter has secured her own office on the West Wing’s second floor — a space next to senior adviser Dina Powell, who was […]

Read More… from 3/20/2017


TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are renting a Washington, D.C., home from a Chilean billionaire who bought it after the November election and whose company is embroiled in a dispute with the U.S. government over a mine potentially worth billions of dollars. The six-bedroom house in the capital’s Kalorama neighborhood was bought […]

Read More… from 3/09/2017


CONFLICT OF INTEREST/ETHICS/TRUMP PEOPLE/IVANKA/KELLYANNE CONWAY: “The Office of Government Ethics isn’t happy with the White House’s decision not to punish top aide Kellyanne Conway for plugging Ivanka Trump’s products in a TV interview. OGE Director Walter Shaub told the White House in a letter Thursday [3-9-17] that he remains concerned with Conway’s ‘misuse of position.’… […]

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TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA/JARED KUSHNER: “Many see Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner as a moderating influence in the current administration particularly on issues like climate change and LGBT rights. In early February, the New York Times reported, ‘The two most influential social liberals in President Trump’s inner circle — daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner — helped […]

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ANTI-SEMITISM/RACISM/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA TRUMP: “On Monday [2-20-17] evening, as word spread of yet more anti-Semitic behavior around the nation, it wasn’t President Donald Trump who was the first to speak out against the threats to regional Jewish Community Centers — it was his daughter, Ivanka Trump. Like her dad, however, she used Twitter to remind her […]

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