Tag Archives: Ivanka Trump

Complicit: SNL Riffs On Ivanka Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Post recaps: Yet again this weekend, “Saturday Night Live” trotted out Alec Baldwin doing a Donald Trump impression for its cold open. And yet again, that wasn’t even close to its harshest political sketch. That distinction this week was reserved for “Complicit,” a faux Ivanka Trump perfume ad that is liable to really ruffle some feathers. The conceit …

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Federal Ethics Office Rebukes White House For Failing To Discipline Kellyanne Conway Over Ivanka Products Plug

CNN reports: 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 that he remains concerned with Conway’s “misuse of position.” The ethics office recommended discipline because federal rules prohibit …

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Footage Shot Through White House Window Shows Steve Bannon Engaged In Wild Argument [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Media reports over the weekend that President Donald Trump was in a cranky mood seemed to be confirmed after CNN released dramatic video of an Oval Office argument between White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and the president. Although Trump himself does not appear on the film, the footage shows Bannon in the Oval Office gesticulating forcefully. The …

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White House To Ethics Watchdogs: Conway Plugged Ivanka “Inadvertently” So No Punishment Is Needed

Reuters reports: The White House told a government watchdog agency that Kellyanne Conway, a senior aide to President Donald Trump, acted “inadvertently” when she publicly endorsed the clothing and jewelry line of Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, according to a letter the administration released on Wednesday. Conway came under criticism last month when she said on television that Americans should “go buy …

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Government Ethics Office Tells White House To Punish Kellyanne Conway For Hawking Ivanka’s Company

The Hill reports: The director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway misused her official position by hawking Ivanka Trump’s product line on TV and recommends the White House punish her. “Under the present circumstances, there is strong reason to believe that Ms. Conway has violated the Standards of Conduct Act and that disciplinary …

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Burlington Boots Ivanka’s Product Lines

Metro reports: Joining a lineup of stores yanking the first daughter’s namesake clothing and shoe line for women, Burlington Coat Factory is no longer selling Ivanka Trump’s brand. On Friday, the discount retailer’s website did not display any stock of her clothing or accessories, Business Insider reported. Last Tuesday, Burlington had 13 Trump items for sale, according to Shannon Coulter, …

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Today’s Trump Tantrum: The Media Is Abusing Ivanka

Hair Furor is allegedly discussing trade agreements with the prime minister of Japan this weekend, but he just found the time to screech out another attack on the media, which is supposedly abusing Ivanka by reporting on the many retailers that dropped her line this week.

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Complaints About Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Crash All Systems At Government Ethics Office

The Hill reports: The Office of Government Ethic’s website has been down for several hours on Thursday after it reported a surge in contacts from members of the public. The office tweeted that the “website, phone system and email system are receiving an extraordinary volume of contacts from citizens about recent events.” While the office didn’t offer a reason for …

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Sean Spicer: Kellyanne Conway Has Been “Counseled” For Her Ivanka Commercial And That’s It [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to President Donald Trump, was “counseled” after promoting Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessory brand during an interview from the White House Thursday morning. “Kellyanne has been counseled,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said during his daily briefing. “She’s been counseled on that subject.” Conway, in a Fox News interview from the White …

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Ethics Expert: Kellyanne Conway Could Face Penalties For Her Self-Described Ivanka Commercial [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Norm Eisen, former White House ethics and transparency czar, asserted on Thursday that Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway had broken federal regulations by promoting Ivanka Trump’s brand on the air.  Eisen accused Conway of breaking §2635.702, which forbids “use of public office for private gain.” “By doing this ad — I have never seen anything like it — …

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Propaganda Minister Urges Americans To “Go Buy Ivanka’s Stuff” In Message From White House [VIDEO]

Speaking to Fox & Friends panelists from the White House briefing room, this morning Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway urged American’s to “go buy Ivanka’s stuff.” She then declared that she would personally be buying Ivanka products. Fox host Steve Deacy agreed, noting, “There is that hashtag #BuyIvanka right now.” Don’t hold your breath for Republicans to object. “Go buy Ivanka’s …

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Breitbart Leads Call To Boycott Nordstrom

From the top story on Breitbart this afternoon: Retail department store Nordstrom’s decision last week to cut first daughter Ivanka Trump’s fashion line has sparked a tremendous backlash from consumers—especially women—who say the company’s move has led them to boycott the store and cut up their Nordstrom’s cards. Nordstrom’s claimed that the Ivanka Trump brand wasn’t performing well, but industry insiders …

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Marshalls And TJ Maxx Literally Dump Ivanka’s Line

The New York Times reports: Last week, employees at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls got very clear instructions about where to put signs for Ivanka Trump products: in the garbage. The TJX Companies, the retailers’ parent company, told employees not to display Ivanka Trump merchandise separately and to throw away Ivanka Trump signs, according to a note to employees on Wednesday, …

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Ethics Group Offers To Sue Trump On Behalf Of Nordstrom Under California Unfair Competition Law

Raw Story reports: Norm Eisen, co-founder of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, has offered to help Nordstrom and other companies sue President Donald Trump for improperly using his executive position to hurt their businesses. In a tweet on Wednesday, Trump blasted Nordstrom for dropping his daughter Ivanka’s line of products. “My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly …

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Trump Lashes Out At Nordstrom For Dropping Ivanka’s Line: She Has Been Treated So Unfairly, Terrible!

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at Nordstrom on Wednesday for dropping his daughter’s fashion line. “My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly by Nordstrom,” Trump tweeted. “She is a great person — always pushing me to do the right thing! Terrible!” Nordstrom said last week that the brand’s declining sales led to its decision. “Each year …

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REPORT: Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Worked To Convince Trump Not To Revoke Obama’s LGBT Order

Politico reports: Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump helped lead the charge to scuttle a draft executive order that would have overturned Obama-era enforcements of LGBT rights in the workplace, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told POLITICO. A draft executive order on LGBT rights that outlines how to roll back former President Barack Obama’s protections and expand legal exemptions …

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Nordstrom Dumps Ivanka Trump’s Line

The New York Times reports: Ivanka Trump stilettos will soon be harder to find at Nordstrom. The department store chain said on Thursday that it had decided to put the brakes on its relationship with Ms. Trump and removed her brand from a list on its site. “We’ve said all along we make buying decisions based on performance,” Nordstrom said …

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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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Netanyahu Tags Trump’s Kids In “Thank You” Tweet

Says it all, doesn’t it? The Washington Post reports: President-elect Donald Trump tweeted messages Wednesday showing his support for Israel and accusing President Obama of making inflammatory statements and damaging relations between Israel and the United States. Trump tweeted that he could no longer allow Israel to be treated with disdain and urged Israel to “stay strong” until he takes …

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Trump Whines About Conflict Of Interest Rules

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has claimed that concerns over potential conflicts of interest in selling access to his daughter will prevent his son from raising money to treat children with cancer. His elder daughter, Ivanka Trump, was offering to go for a coffee with the winner of the auction. The auction was intended to benefit the Eric Trump Foundation, …

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