Tag Archives: nepotism

Ivana Trump: Trump Offered Me Czech Ambassadorship

CBS News reports: Ivana Trump, the first wife of President Donald Trump, says he offered her the ambassadorship to the Czech Republic and that she advised him to tweet, in an interview with Jim Axelrod for CBS’ “Sunday Morning,” to be broadcast October 8. Trump, who says she talks with the President weekly, tells Axelrod her ex-husband asked her advice ...

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REPORT: GOP Leaders “Visibly Annoyed” When Ivanka Crashes Oval Office Meeting On Debt Ceiling Plan

The Hill reports: Republican leaders on the Hill were “visibly annoyed” that Ivanka Trump joined an Oval Office meeting to “say hello” during their Wednesday meeting with President Trump on a must-pass spending bill, according to reporters who spoke with an aide. Democrat and Republican Congressional leaders met with Trump on Wednesday to discuss a plan to increase the debt ...

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Trump At G20 Summit: The Only Bad Thing Ivanka Has Going Against Her Is That She’s My Daughter

The New York Daily News reports: President Donald Trump is praising his daughter, Ivanka, and acknowledging the challenges he’s added to her life. In a rare, self-deprecating moment, the president said Saturday during remarks in Hamburg, Germany that he’s been proud of his eldest daughter from “day one.” He says, “If she weren’t my daughter it would be so much ...

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Ivanka Sits In For Trump At G20 Summit

The Hill reports: Ivanka Trump briefly took her father’s seat at a G20 Summit session on Saturday, sitting next to world leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May and Russian President Vladimir Putin. A photo posted to Twitter by a Russian G-20 representative shows Ivanka sitting at the table in place of President Trump. Cabinet officials usually replace the president ...

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Jared Kushner Makes Rare Public Remarks [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: With the government still using floppy disks and checking for Y2K compliance, the private sector’s creativity will help move the Trump administration past the turn of the century, according to Jared Kushner. Major technology executives met with Kushner on Monday to gather ideas for modernizing the government. Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, helps lead the ...

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REPORT: Embassies Court Ivanka To Get To Daddy

The Washington Post reports: The president of the Czech Republic is eager to have Ivanka Trump visit his country and he believes he has a compelling case to make. By a “happy coincidence” her mother is half Czech and President Miloš Zeman hopes that’s the opening he needs to secure a high-profile visit from the first daughter as he tries ...

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Noted Scientist Ivanka Trump To Head Review Of US Participation In Paris Climate Change Agreement

The Associated Press reports: Ivanka Trump will head a review of US climate change policy even as President Donald Trump considers pulling the US out of a global emissions-cutting deal. The United States says it it will continue attending United Nations climate change meetings next week in Bonn, Germany next week, but Trump’s advisers will meet Tuesday to discuss what ...

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John Oliver Tears Into Ivanka And Jared [VIDEO]

Mashable recaps: Ever wondered exactly what kind of influence Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have in the White House? Well John Oliver is here to tell you. In an epic 25-minute rant on Last Week Tonight, Oliver breaks down exactly what the couple many think of as a “moderating influence” on Trump actually do — and what, if anything, makes ...

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REPORT: No White House Job For Ivanka, Husband Jared Kushner To Take No Salary To Dodge Ethics Rules

Via Reuters: President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will become a senior White House adviser and work on trade deals and the Middle East, transition officials said on Monday, in a rare case of a close presidential family member taking on a major job. Kushner, 35, who is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, is taking the job after receiving legal ...

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ALL IN THE FAMILY: Trump Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Be Senior Adviser Despite Anti-Nepotism Laws

CNN reports: Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be senior adviser to the president, a senior transition official told CNN Monday. The 35-year-old businessman-turned-political strategist played a key part in his father-in-law’s presidential campaign and his new position is expected to test the limit of federal anti-nepotism rules. The move comes ahead of a Wednesday news conference in which Trump ...

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ALL IN THE FAMILY: Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Interviews With Jeff Sessions For Solicitor General Post

Law Newz reports: A source close to the matter has confirmed to LawNewz.com that Kellyanne Conway‘s husband, George Conway, met with Trump’s incoming Attorney General Jeff Sessions about a potential top position at the U.S. Department of Justice. Conway is being considered for the role of solicitor general. In this powerful position, Conway would be the top defender of the ...

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Donald Trump Seeks Top Secret Security Clearance For His Children (Who Are Also Running His Corporations)

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump wants top secret clearance for his children while he is president, CBS reports. The president-elect has reportedly begun asking how he could secure top-level clearance for his adult children and son-in-law, most of whom are currently helming his transition team. Only official government employees and contractors can receive security clearance. Trump’s daughter Ivanka, and ...

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