IVANKA/WOMEN/WORLD BANK: “RT @IvankaTrump: Thru #WGDP’s partnership w/ @WorldBank, #WeFi, $2.6 Billion will be mobilized for women entrepreneurs in 26 developing cou…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 20, 2019 1:01 am […]

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IVANKA/WORLD BANK: “White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump’s daughter said Wednesday she was happy with her current role in the administration. She was traveling in Africa […]

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IVANKA/NOMINATIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/WORLD BANK: “President Donald Trump considered nominating his oldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, to lead the World Bank, according to an interview published Friday [4-12-19] in which he also talked up his daughter’s future presidential bona fides. In an interview with The Atlantic, the president showered praise over all of his children, noting […]

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TREASURY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WORLD BANK: “The World Bank may be poised for a shake-up with President Donald Trump planning to nominate David Malpass, who has been a critic of the bank, to lead the institution focused on global poverty. Malpass’ selection was confirmed by a senior administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the […]

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TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WORLD BANK: “World Bank President Jim Yong Kim abruptly resigned nearly three years ahead of schedule on Monday [1-7-19], setting up an opening for President Donald Trump to fill — and a potential clash with other countries over the long-standing practice of the US making the appointment. Trump has repeatedly voiced disdain for […]

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IMF/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WORLD BANK/WTO: “Good intentions and realpolitik rarely mix. That may well be the case with proposals from a trio of international bodies that seek to address some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s gripes with the World Trade Organization while providing ways for other countries to liberalize commerce without his signoff. The report, […]

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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’ […]

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CABINET/IMF/TREASURY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE MNUCHIN/WORLD BANK: “Leaders of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund may have this past weekend won the qualified backing of the Trump administration, but their work is hardly done. Both institutions will likely still have to prove to their largest and most powerful shareholder that they represent an efficient […]

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