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Ivanka Trump Quashes Rumors About Replacing Nikki Haley

But the president says she'd do an 'incredible' job as ambassador to the UN

(Newser) - The position will soon be vacant and her father thinks she'd do a great job—but Ivanka Trump has confirmed that she will not be America's next ambassador to the United Nations. "It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so many great colleagues... More »

Ivanka Trump's Fashion Line Is Shutting Down

First daughter apparently feels ethics restrictions are holding it back

(Newser) - The Ivanka Trump collection is shuttering. The First Daughter had already formally separated herself from her namesake fashion line when she started to work as one of President Trump's senior advisers, but has now decided to close IT Collection LLC entirely. "After 17 months in Washington, I do... More »

Ivanka Trump: 'I'll Absorb the Body Blows'

First daughter says she'd rather focus on her work than strike back at critics

(Newser) - So why didn't Ivanka Trump fire back when Samantha Bee hurled a vulgarity at her? The presidential daughter appeared on Fox Business Network Friday and said her silence was deliberate. “I have chosen, and I made a conscientious decision a long time ago, that I was not going... More »

New York Attorney General: Trump Foundation Is a Sham

Barbara Underwood sues to shut it down, prevent Trumps from leading other charities

(Newser) - New York's new attorney general came down hard on President Trump, the foundation that bears his name, and his three eldest children on Thursday. Barbara Underwood sued all of the above, alleging that the Donald J. Trump Foundation hasn't functioned as the charity it was set up to... More »

$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017

They made at least $82M in combined income outside the White House

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made at least $82 million last year while serving as unpaid senior advisers to the president, according to financial disclosure forms released Monday. Kushner drew at least $70 million from dozens of companies linked to his family's real estate company, Kushner Cos., including $5... More »

Samantha Bee Angry, Apologetic on Return to TV

'Civility is just nice words'

(Newser) - Comedian Samantha Bee returned to her TBS show Wednesday, apologizing again for using a crude epithet to describe Ivanka Trump but expressing anger that the ensuing controversy distracted from more important issues. President Trump had called for her to be fired for what she said on last week's episode... More »

Trump: Why Does Samantha Bee Still Have a Job?

President weighs in after comedian's remarks about Ivanka

(Newser) - The buzz around Samantha Bee and the insult she hurled at Ivanka Trump on her show Wednesday night has, not surprisingly, caught the attention of Ivanka's father, CNN notes. On TBS' Full Frontal, Bee had called the younger Trump a "feckless c---" while discussing how "oblivious" she... More »

2 Companies Pull Ads From Samantha Bee's Show

Roseanne doesn't like the comparison

(Newser) - Samantha Bee still has a job, despite conservative calls for her firing over a rude remark about Ivanka Trump , but her show is down at least two advertisers. Autotrader and State Farm announced Thursday that they are suspending their sponsorship of TBS's Full Frontal, CNN reports. Calling the president'... More »

Samantha Bee Insults Ivanka, Conservatives Want Her Fired

Bee took issue with Ivanka's 'oblivious' tweet, called her the c-word

(Newser) - Samantha Bee had a request for Ivanka Trump Wednesday on her show, and the way she worded that request is not going over well with conservatives. The Full Frontal host flashed a photo Ivanka tweeted Sunday showing the First Daughter holding her young son, calling it "oblivious" due to... More »

Ivanka Still Racking Up the Chinese Trademarks

First daughter has been granted 13 in last 3 months; several more could follow

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump's brand continues to win foreign trademarks in China and the Philippines, adding to questions about conflicts of interest at the White House, the AP has found. On Sunday, China granted the first daughter's company final approval for its 13th trademark in the last three months. Over... More »

Israel Preps Big Festivity, But Many Diplomats Won't Go

Amid increasing Palestinian protests

(Newser) - Israel is preparing festivities Sunday to celebrate Monday's opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem , a move that has ignited Palestinian protests and raised fears of further violence. As Israel marks Jerusalem Day, the 51st anniversary of what it refers to as the city's "unification" following... More »

Planned Parenthood CEO: I Shut Down Kushner's Abortion Idea

Cecile Richards writes he suggested a trade: money for no more abortions

(Newser) - Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards' new memoir dropped Tuesday, and one passage in it is getting some attention. People reports that Richards writes of being encouraged by a "friendly acquaintance in the fashion industry" to reach out to Ivanka Trump in the wake of Hillary Clinton's loss, amid... More »

Ivanka Trump Calls Question About Her Father 'Inappropriate'

She scolds reporter for asking about the women who've accused him of harassment

(Newser) - A reporter asked Ivanka Trump about the allegations of sexual harassment against her father, and her response is making headlines for two reasons: First, she says she believes her father's denials. And second, she thinks the question itself was out of bounds. It came from NBC's Peter Alexander,... More »

S. Korea: N. Korea Willing to Talk to US

Unlikely announcement amid Winter Olympics' closing ceremonies

(Newser) - The South Korean president's office says a North Korean delegate to the Olympics has said Pyongyang is willing to hold talks with the US, reports the AP . The Blue House, South Korea's presidential office, reported the news during the games' closing ceremony. The North has "ample intentions... More »

As Ivanka Arrives in S. Korea, One Big Question Lingers

Will she meet anyone from the North?

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump received a red-carpet welcome as she arrived in South Korea on Friday for a trip with two main official components: She dines with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday evening and will attend the closing ceremony of the Olympics Sunday to cheer on US athletes. Coverage, however,... More »

N. Korea's Olympic Delegation Head: Man Blamed for Deaths

2010 attack killed 46 South Korean sailors

(Newser) - South Korea is about to host a man blamed for the killing of 46 of its citizens as part of the closing ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Kim Yong Chol—who formerly led the North Korean military intelligence agency blamed for the deadly 2010 attack on South Korean ship... More »

Ivanka Praises Oprah, Gets Twitter's Middle Finger

Alyssa Milano suggests she donate to her father's accusers

(Newser) - If Ivanka Trump sees Oprah Winfrey as competition for a future presidential run , she wasn't showing it Monday when she praised Oprah's Golden Globes speech . "Just saw @Oprah's empowering & inspiring speech at last night's #GoldenGlobes. Let's all come together, women & men, &... More »

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 »

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