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Ivanka, Jeff Flake Uttered Dictionary.com's Word of Year

So did Scarlett Johansson

(Newser) - Russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings, and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word "complicit" as Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2017. Look-ups of the word increased nearly 300% over last year as "complicit" hit just about every hot button, from... More »

Trump Calls Doug Jones a 'Schumer/Pelosi Puppet'

President attacked Democratic candidate for Senate without endorsing his opponent, Roy Moore

(Newser) - President Trump once again made his opinions known about next month's special election for the Alabama Senate seat, but once again he did so without explicitly endorsing the embattled Republican nominee, Roy Moore. On Sunday morning, Trump tweeted a scathing attack on Moore's Democratic rival, Doug Jones, calling... More »

Chelsea Clinton, Ivanka Trump Unite to Defend Malia

After video surfaces, they call for Obama's daughter to be given some privacy

(Newser) - Malia Obama is now a 19-year-old freshman at Harvard, and the former first daughter is getting some high-profile support from people pleading for her privacy. Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump separately tweeted for media sites to back off after video surfaced online of Malia, gasp, blowing smoke rings, reports USA ... More »

Meet Earth's Top Power Couples

Why, yes, it is heavy on pretty and geeky people with money

(Newser) - You might think you and your partner make a super couple, but chances are you didn't make Time's list of the world's most elite power couples. Hailing from the fields of entertainment, politics, and predictably, technology, Time runs down the couples it deems most powerful who are... More »

White House Has a New Name for Asia

How does 'Indo-Pacific' sound?

(Newser) - President Trump is known for his nicknames , his unusual suggestions for what to call new legislation , and now, perhaps, for rebranding an entire region. As he starts the first leg of his 10-day visit to Asia on Friday, the AP reports that Trump and administration officials are moving away from... More »

Here's What Americans Paid for Trump Kids' Security on Ski Trip

Nearly $330K

(Newser) - $329,561. That's how much it cost taxpayers to provide security for Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, Eric Trump, and their families when they took a ski trip to Aspen last March, reports CBS News , which got the records through a Freedom of Information Act request. The Department of Homeland... More »

Report: White House Probing Jared, Ivanka's Email Domain

Officials look into reports aides used private email for business

(Newser) - White House officials—surprised and angered by reports that several Trump advisers used private email accounts for government business—have ordered an internal investigation of email use, Politico reports, citing "four officials familiar with the matter." The sources say investigators have been pulling emails from the White House... More »

Report: 6 White House Advisers Used Private Email Accounts

Ivanka, Bannon, Priebus are among them, sources say

(Newser) - Jared Kushner was far from the only White House adviser doing the same thing President Trump hammered Hillary Clinton for on the campaign trail, insiders say. The New York Times , citing "current and former officials," reports that at least six aides, including Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus, used... More »

Ivanka Trump: 'I Try Really Hard to Stay in My Lane'

The First Daughter on why she won't be publicly disagreeing with the president

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump has a message for her critics: "I will not be distracted by the noise." In a series of interviews with Trump, as well as with friends and opponents, the Financial Times tries to paint a picture of who she is, what she's doing inside the... More »

Odd Question Raised by Email: Did Ivanka Sit in Putin's Chair?

Trump business associated bragged of arranging it

(Newser) - On Monday, the Washington Post reported on the existence of emails between a business associate of Donald Trump and Trump's lawyer back in 2015 that suggested the Trump camp was exploring the idea of building a Trump Tower in Moscow. The Post presented this as a conflict of interest... More »

Kushner Didn't Disclose More Than 70 Financial Holdings

The assets are reportedly worth between $10.6M and $51M

(Newser) - Jared Kushner recently disclosed more than 70 assets he had apparently forgotten to include the past 38 times he updated his White House financial disclosure, the Washington Post reports, citing documents released Friday by the government. According to the AP , those dozens of newly reported assets could be worth between... More »

Trump Defends Seat Switch With Ivanka at G20 Summit

'Very standard,' he says

(Newser) - It's another busy morning for President Trump's Twitter feed, and one issue to which he's devoted tweets is a defense of daughter Ivanka. The Trumps caused a stir over the weekend at the G20 summit in Germany when Ivanka took her father's seat at a formal... More »

Ivanka's 'Somewhat Unusual' G20 Move Has Internet Abuzz

First daughter took President Trump's place at table during meeting of world leaders

(Newser) - President Trump stood out Saturday as the only G20 leader not offering his support for the Paris climate agreement , but that wasn't the only buzzworthy happening in Hamburg with the name "Trump" attached to it. Per Bloomberg , when the president slipped away from a meeting on migration that... More »

Ivanka to WSJ: Paid Leave for Parents Not an 'Entitlement'

It's 'an investment in America's working families,' she writes in letter to paper

(Newser) - First daughter Ivanka Trump is defending a White House proposal to mandate paid leave for new parents in a letter to the editor published Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal, the AP reports. In a previous editorial titled "The Ivanka Entitlement," the paper had criticized the Trump administration... More »

Twitter Goes Wild Over Rubio's 'Failed Hug'

Senator, Ivanka Trump played along

(Newser) - Sometimes all you can do is surrender to Twitter. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio may have started out his day Tuesday thinking about deep issues. But when Twitter went wild over an awkward photo of him leaning in for a hug with Ivanka Trump at a Capitol Hill meeting, Rubio was... More »

Ivanka Trump 'Blindsided' by Attacks on Her Father

First daughter says she wasn't prepared for 'level of viciousness' among his critics

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump says she never expected life in the White House would be easy—nor did she expect the "level of viciousness" she has encountered among the critics of her father. "I was a little blindsided by it," she says in an interview with Fox News . "... More »

Lawyer: 3 Men Who Probed Ivanka Trump Shoemaker Detained

Men were investigating excessive overtime and low wages

(Newser) - A lawyer for one of three activists detained while investigating a Chinese company that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump in China said Tuesday that all three men were being held at the Ganzhou City Detention Center in southeastern China, where conditions were crowded but tolerable. The activists were working with... More »

Men Probing Ivanka Trump Brands in China Missing, Arrested

They were looking into conditions at a shoe-making factory

(Newser) - A man investigating working conditions at a Chinese company that produces Ivanka Trump-brand shoes has been arrested and two others are missing, the arrested man's wife and an advocacy group said Tuesday. Hua Haifeng was accused of illegal surveillance, according to his wife, Deng Guilian. Deng said police told... More »

Ivanka's Brand Gets Frosty Reception for Popsicle Tweet

IvankaTrumpHQ suggests ill-received champagne popsicles for Memorial Day

(Newser) - Instead of honoring America's fallen war veterans, Ivanka Trump's lifestyle brand suggested that Memorial Day is a perfect time to make popsicles—and is taking no small amount of flak for it. CNN reports the backlash was "icy" after IvankaTrumpHQ tweeted a tip to "Make champagne... More »

No Headscarf for Melania, Ivanka Despite Trump Tweet

'They were insulted. We have enuf enemies'

(Newser) - Neither Melania nor Ivanka Trump wore a headscarf after arriving in Saudi Arabia for President Trump's first trip abroad, the BBC reports. In fact, none of the women in the president's entourage wore one. It turns out that while sharia law requires Saudi women to wear a headscarf,... More »

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