Tag Archives: Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump: I Got My Moral Compass From My Father

Politico reports: At a mid-August fundraiser in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Ivanka Trump was asked to name the personality traits she inherited most from her parents. Without much of a pause, Trump told the crowd of roughly 120 high-end donors that her mother gave her an example of how to be a powerful, successful woman. And her father? He passed onto …

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Axios: Ivanka Calling Lawmakers On Gun Control Bills

Axios reports: Ivanka Trump has quietly been making calls to members of Congress in the days following the deadly mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso to gauge where they stand on pending gun legislation, sources familiar with her conversations told Axios. Members she has privately spoken to include Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who she called last Wednesday while he …

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Sarah Sanders Blasts AOC In Defense Of Ivanka Trump

Newsweek reports: Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders came to Ivanka Trump’s defense on Twitter, after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the president’s daughter appearing at last week’s G20 summit. Defending Ivanka Trump and her father, Sanders accused Ocasio-Cortez of “phoning it in” herself by “wasting” time on social media and “destroying jobs” in New York. Ocasio-Cortez made headlines back …

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#UnwantedIvanka Trends After Awkward G20 Video

Politico reports: Social media users are editing White House adviser and President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump into iconic photos using the hashtag “#UnwantedIvanka” after she was seen in a viral video trying to make conversation with leaders at the Group of 20 (G-20) meeting last weekend. The clip, released by the French presidential palace, appeared to show Ivanka Trump jumping …

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Watchdog Group Files Hatch Act Complaint On Ivanka

The Hill reports: A watchdog group filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) on Thursday claiming Ivanka Trump, who is President Trump’s daughter and serves as his assistant, violated the Hatch Act, which bars federal employees from engaging in elections in their official capacity. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) cited a tweet from Ivanka …

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Jared And Ivanka Made As Much As $135M In 2018

Forbes reports: Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner took in at least $28 million in outside income while serving in the Trump administration last year, according to drafts of the couple’s latest financial disclosure forms, released Friday by watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington. The documents, which require government officials to list their assets and income …

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Ivanka’s Company Spared From Trump’s China Tariffs

Fortune reports: On Friday morning, Trump implemented $34 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods ranging from auto parts to medical devices. Clothing and shoes, like those imported by Ivanka Trump’s company, were spared. The Office of the United States Trade Representative explained that the goods to be levied with tariffs were chosen based on what would disrupt the U.S. economy …

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Ivanka Trump: Daddy Did Offer Me The World Bank Job

The Associated Press reports: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking 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 spoke during a trip to Africa …

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Trump: I Did Consider Ivanka To Head The World Bank, She’d Be Great As She’s “Very Good With Numbers”

From a lengthy new profile in The Atlantic: When jobs open up in the Trump administration—a frequent occurrence—Ivanka is at the top of her father’s mind. “She’s a natural diplomat,” Trump said. “She would’ve been great at the United Nations, as an example.” I asked why he didn’t nominate her. “If I did, they’d say nepotism, when it would’ve had …

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LEAKED: Jared And Ivanka’s Security Clearance Docs

Axios reports: From a White House source, the House Oversight Committee has obtained documents related to Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s security clearances that the Trump administration refused to provide, according to a senior Democratic aide involved in handling the documents. The Trump administration’s problems with leaks will now benefit Congress, making it harder for the White House to withhold …

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Ivanka Trump: Being Me Is The World’s Hardest Job

“The press seems to think it’s ironic that I, born of great privilege, think people want to work for what they are given. As if being Donald Trump’s daughter isn’t the hardest job in the world.” – Ivanka Trump, speaking last night at the annual Gridiron Dinner, which features roasts of DC figures and political comedy skits. More from the …

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House Dems To Seek Interviews With Junior And Ivanka

Axios reports: House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said Thursday that the panel will seek to interview several of the people that Michael Cohen mentioned during his six-hour testimony, including President Trump’s children Don Jr. and Ivanka, as well as Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg. Other names that Cohen mentioned include Trump’s longtime assistant Rhona Graff, now-indicted adviser Roger …

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Ivanka Attacks AOC: Americans Want To Work For What They Get, They Don’t Want Any “Guaranteed Minimum”

Fox News reports: Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s daughter and a White House senior adviser, lauded her father’s economy and said the majority of Americans ideologically believe differently than Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in an interview with Fox News host Steve Hilton. “I don’t think most Americans, in their heart, want to be given something. I’ve spent a lot of time …

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Trump: Ivanka Has “Created Millions Of Jobs” [VIDEO]

“In a few moments, our first session on vocational training and workforce development will begin. We want every citizen to gain the cutting-edge skills they need to enjoy a rewarding, lifelong career. Many of the governors here today have identified this as a very top priority. My daughter, Ivanka, who is going to be speaking later, is — she has …

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WH Aides Again Discuss Ivanka As UN Ambassador

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump is considering four people to be his next UN ambassador: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner Dina Powell, the current ambassadors to Canada and Germany, Kelly Craft and Richard Grenell, and John James, a former Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Michigan, according to people familiar with the matter. The people asked not to be identified because …

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House Dems May Target Ivanka In New Russia Probe

Axios reports: Outlining a blueprint for the vast Russia probe planned by the new House majority, a Democratic member of Congress suggested at a roundtable with reporters this week that lawmakers may seek testimony from Ivanka Trump. The lawmaker said Democrats have “made no decision as to Ivanka Trump,” but “obviously there are a number of public reports about her …

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Ivanka: I’ve Got “Zero Concern” About Mueller [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump says she “barely” knew about the prospective Moscow deal that the Trump Organization pursued while Trump was also running for president, downplaying the significance of the project’s exploration. “Literally almost nothing,” Ivanka Trump said of her knowledge of the prospective deal. “We were an active business.” Asked …

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Trump Spawn Named In Massive Fraud Lawsuit

The Detroit News reports: Donald Trump’s three eldest children were deeply involved in their father’s alleged scheme to rip off tens of thousands of Americans with bogus marketing opportunities in the years before he was elected president, according to a revised lawsuit by four would-be entrepreneurs. The group, which sued in October, filed an amended complaint Thursday that expanded claims …

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China Grants Ivanka Trump Five New Trademarks

The Associated Press reports: The Chinese government has granted Ivanka Trump’s company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her father’s administration pushes ahead on trade negotiations with China. Four trademarks, including child care centers, sunglasses and wedding dresses, were approved on Sunday. A fifth, covering brokerage, charitable fundraising and art valuation services, was approved on Jan.6, according …

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Ivanka Under Consideration To Head World Bank

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, who works as a White House adviser, is one of the names being considered as a replacement for The World Bank’s outgoing president, Jim Yong Kim, the Financial Times reported Friday. The DC-based World Bank, founded after World War II to finance economic-development projects in emerging economies, has traditionally been led …

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