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Ivanka Trump Becoming Official Federal Employee

Though she won't be collecting a salary

(Newser) - After ethics experts raised concerns about her acting as a informal adviser to her father, Ivanka Trump will join her husband as an unpaid government employee, the New York Times reports. Critics worried Ivanka Trump, who already has an office in the White House , could skirt ethics rules while advising... More »

Ethics Experts Concerned About Ivanka's Role

'For purposes of the conflict of interest statute, I believe she is a government employee'

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump has attended meetings with foreign leaders and Cabinet members; she has security clearance that allows her access to classified information, a government-issued phone and computer, a White House email address, and even her own White House office . She still doesn't have an official White House job, but... More »

Ivanka Gets White House Office, Security Clearance

But she doesn't have official job, lawyer says

(Newser) - Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information, though she is not technically serving as a government employee. Jamie Gorelick, an attorney and ethics adviser for Ivanka Trump, said Monday that the... More »

Ivana Trump's 'Unfiltered' Memoir Coming Soon

It will focus on her three children with Donald Trump

(Newser) - Ivana Trump, the first wife of President Donald Trump, is writing a memoir that will focus on the couple's three children. Raising Trump will be published Sept. 12, Gallery Books tells the AP . According to Gallery, Ivana Trump is writing a story of "motherhood, strength, and resilience" and... More »

Ivanka, Trudeau Take in Tale of Friendship in Wake of 9/11

They caught Broadway show 'Come From Away'

(Newser) - While President Trump was defending his travel ban in Nashville, Tenn., his daughter Ivanka joined Canada's prime minister for a Broadway show with a message of tolerance. Ivanka Trump and Justin Trudeau attended Come From Away, a musical about how the residents of Gander, Newfoundland, welcomed more than 6,... More »

Report: Ivanka Clothing Sales Surge From No. 550 to 11

According to January and February data from Lyst

(Newser) - Controversy seems to be doing wonders for Ivanka Trump's fashion line. The company isn't providing numbers to back up its claims that February brought it "some of the best performing weeks in the history of the brand," but e-commerce site Lyst reports that overall sales... More »

Ethics Office to White House: Conway Needs to Be Disciplined

OGE sends letter rebuking White House

(Newser) - The Office of Government Ethics found Kellyanne Conway to be in " clear violation " of federal ethics guidelines when she plugged Ivanka Trump's fashion line, but the White House decided not to punish the top-ranking aide to President Trump. Now, the OGE has sent a letter to the... More »

Ivanka Trump's Landlord Is a Foreign Billionaire Suing the US

Chilean tycoon owns $5.5M DC home

(Newser) - President Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from a foreign billionaire who is fighting the US government over a proposed mine in Minnesota. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are renting a $5.5 million house in Washington's Kalorama neighborhood from Andrónico Luksic, the Wall Street ... More »

Ivanka Speaks Out After More Jewish Centers Threatened

'We must protect our houses of worship,' Ivanka says

(Newser) - The Anti-Defamation League demanded answers from the Trump administration Monday after another wave of bomb threats against Jewish centers across America. The ADL says at least 11 centers were threatened Monday, bringing the total to at least 69 threats in 27 states so far this year, CNN reports. Some 27... More »

Watch What These Ivanka Fans Just Did at Nordstrom

Women marched in, canceled accounts, and went viral

(Newser) - Nordstrom dumped Ivanka Trump's product line earlier this month, and that's not sitting well with a group of women believed to be from Chandler, Ariz. In what the Arizona Republic deems a "collision of retail and politics," a one-minute video that originally appeared on one... More »

Ethics Watchdog: Conway in 'Clear Violation' of Guidelines

Office of Government Ethics recommends action be taken

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway's "free commercial" for Ivanka Trump's fashion line was a "clear violation" of federal ethics rules, according to a letter from Office of Government Ethics posted online by Democrats on the House oversight committee. Per Politico , the Feb. 13 letter recommends the White House investigate... More »

Kellyanne Conway 'Has Been Counseled' After Ivanka Plug

That was Sean Spicer's response when asked about possible ethical violation

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway "has been counseled" after recommending that Americans "go buy Ivanka's stuff" Thursday morning, White House press secretary Sean Spicer says. Conway issued the line on Fox & Friends following President Trump's denouncement of Nordstrom after the retailer ditched Ivanka Trump's fashion line. Conway,... More »

Conway May Have Violated Ethics Rule With Ivanka Plug

'Go buy Ivanka's stuff'

(Newser) - "Go buy Ivanka's stuff." That was Kellyanne Conway's message to viewers during an interview with Fox & Friends on Thursday after Nordstrom pulled Ivanka Trump's clothing line from its stores. The problem? She might have violated federal ethics rules with the plug. Government workers aren'... More »

After Trump Tweet, Nordstrom Stock Soars

Meanwhile, Spicer says Nordstrom was attacking the president

(Newser) - Vox has declared a winner in the great Nordstrom-Trump war of 2017, and it isn't the president. After the retailer announced it was dropping Ivanka Trump's clothing line due to poor sales, Trump on Wednesday took to Twitter to share his displeasure . After very briefly dipping, Nordstrom'... More »

Trump's New Twitter Target: Nordstrom

President says daughter Ivanka was treated 'so unfairly'

(Newser) - It took a few days, but President Trump has come out against Nordstrom after the retailer announced it won't be selling Ivanka Trump's fashion line this season . "My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly by @Nordstrom. She is a great person -- always pushing me to... More »

Sources: Ivanka Helped Sink Trump Order on Gay Rights

Religious right still hopes for action

(Newser) - President Trump decided against an executive order rolling back gay rights after Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner argued against it, sources tell Politico and the New York Times . The draft order, which reversed some of President Obama's orders on gay rights and expanded religious exemptions, was killed after the... More »

Major Chain Ditches Ivanka Trump Brand

Nordstrom says it's due to poor sales

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump isn't the only one taking a step away from her company: Nordstrom Inc. says it's going to stop selling the Ivanka Trump line of products this season, a move it says is the result of poor sales, not controversy over Trump administration policies, Bloomberg reports. The... More »

Trump Tweets Praise to Wrong Ivanka

He directs 20m followers to British woman instead of daughter

(Newser) - Even a Twitter user as prolific as Donald Trump can have the occasional slip-up: A British woman called Ivanka Majic likely woke up Tuesday to thousands of unexpected notifications after Trump mistakenly tweeted praise to her as Ivanka Trump's CNN interview aired, the Guardian reports. " @Ivanka Trump is... More »

Kushner Officially in as Trump Adviser; Ivanka Out

Donald Trump officially appoints son-in-law as senior adviser

(Newser) - President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real estate executive in position to exert broad sway over both domestic and foreign policy, particularly Middle East issues and trade negotiations. Trump has come to rely heavily on Kushner, who... More »

Trump Son-in-Law Prepping for White House Position

Jared Kushner doing what he needs to do to clear hurdles, lawyer says

(Newser) - In what the AP calls "the clearest sign yet he is planning to take a position" in father-in-law Donald Trump's administration, Jared Kushner is taking steps to move away from his New York real estate business. Kushner's lawyer says the husband of Ivanka Trump has looked into... More »

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