US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

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8 Oct 2019

Ivanka Tweet Thanking Turkey’s Erdogan for Attending Istanbul Trump Towers Launch Re-Emerges Amid Syria Controversy

As the world reacted to America's sudden abandonment of its most trusted and effective local allies, a tweet from Trump's daughter Ivanka resurfaced, detailing a relevant conflict of interest regarding relations with Turkey."Thank you Prime Minister Erdogan for joining us yesterday to celebrate the launch of #TrumpTowers Istanbul!" Ivanka wrote in April 2012. The construction—made up of two conjoined towers—is one of seven current Trump Towers locations.
As the world reacted to America's sudden abandonment of its most trusted and effective local allies, a tweet from...

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14 Aug 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Apparently Has No Idea What a Conflict of Interest Is

Donald Trump Jr. flew to Indonesia this week to help cut the ribbon on two new Trump-branded resorts. When he was there, he told reporters that the idea that the president’s business interests in the country would affect American policy was “totally asinine.” But even as Trump Jr. dismissed the potential for a conflict of interest, his father’s business partner, Indonesian billionaire and political impresario Hary Tanoesoedibjo, explicitly promoted the event as a visit from the US president’s son.
Donald Trump Jr. flew to Indonesia this week to help cut the ribbon on two new Trump-branded resorts. When he was...
7 Jun 2019

Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip

As parties go, it’s hard to top a state dinner with the queen of England, but President Trump’s sons — Donald Jr. and Eric — tried to keep the revelry going during an impromptu pub crawl in Doonbeg, Ireland, where they bought rounds of Guinness for the locals and reveled in the adoration of a village where the Trump family owns property.
As parties go, it’s hard to top a state dinner with the queen of England, but President Trump’s sons — Donald Jr....
21 Jan 2019

China Grants Ivanka Trump 5 More Trademarks Ahead Of Trade Negotiations

China 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, Time Magazine reported Monday.
China has granted Ivanka Trump’s company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her...

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19 Dec 2018

Trump Foundation to Close Amid Lawsuit Accusing It of ‘Willful Self-Dealing’

The Donald J. Trump Foundation will close and give away all its remaining funds under judicial supervision amid a lawsuit accusing the charity and the Trump family of using it illegally for self-dealing and political gain, the New York attorney general’s office announced Tuesday.
The Donald J. Trump Foundation will close and give away all its remaining funds under judicial supervision amid a...
5 Dec 2018

D.C., Maryland begin seeking Trump financial documents in case related to his D.C. hotel

The attorneys general for Maryland and the District of Columbia are issuing subpoenas for financial records and other documents from more than a dozen of President Trump’s private entities Tuesday as part of an ongoing lawsuit alleging that the president’s business violates the Constitution’s ban on gifts or payments from foreign governments.
The attorneys general for Maryland and the District of Columbia are issuing subpoenas for financial records and other...

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7 Nov 2018

China grants more trademark approvals for Ivanka Trump firm – including voting machines

China last month granted initial approval for 16 new trademarks for the fashion brand of U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka, including voting machines, a search of official records on Tuesday showed. Ivanka announced in July she was shutting her fashion line to focus on her role as an informal White House adviser, where she is working on advancing working women.
China last month granted initial approval for 16 new trademarks for the fashion brand of U.S. President Donald Trump’s...

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12 Jun 2018

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Benefited From Busy 2017 in Investing, Filing Shows

Even after they ascended to top White House positions, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner continued to benefit from an extraordinary number of  investment deals carried out by the companies they once ran, ethics  filings released Monday evening showed.
Even after they ascended to top White House positions, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner continued to benefit...

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28 May 2018

Ivanka Trump Wins China Trademarks, Then Her Father Vows to Save ZTE

China this month awarded Ivanka Trump seven new trademarks across a broad collection of businesses, including books, housewares and cushions. At around the same time, President Trump vowed to find a way to prevent a major Chinese telecommunications company from going bust,  even though the company has a history of violating American limits on doing business with countries like Iran and North Korea.
China this month awarded Ivanka Trump seven new trademarks across a broad collection of businesses,...

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24 May 2018

Things are not looking good for Donald Trump Jr.

Lying to Congress is a crime even if you are not under oath. Federal law prohibits making false statements to Congress. Trump Jr, during questioning before the Senate Intelligence Committee was asked about contacts with foreign nationals seeking to assist the campaign — and his testimony may now come back to haunt him.
Lying to Congress is a crime even if you are not under oath. Federal law prohibits making false statements to Congress....
9 Apr 2018

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company will be spared from tariffs, thanks to her dad

The steel and aluminum industries in China will soon be slapped with tariffs up to $50 billion by President Donald Trump. On Thursday, after China announced their intentions to retaliate against the United States with $50 billion in tariffs of their own against U.S. goods, Trump warned that his administration would respond with another set of tariffs, this time targeting $100 billion worth of Chinese goods. Exempt from the proposed tariffs against China, however, is the clothing manufacturing industry.
The steel and aluminum industries in China will soon be slapped with tariffs up to $50 billion by President Donald...

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23 Dec 2017

Ivanka Trump’s Old Jewelry Business Is Now Caught Up in an Alleged Fraud Scheme

Throw a dart at a map of the world and there’s a solid chance it will land near a spot where a Trump family business has allegedly gotten caught up in a money laundering scheme. There’s Panama, where the Trump Ocean Club is said to have washed dirty cash for Russian gangsters and South American drug cartels. There’s Azerbaijan and the Trump Baku, where the money allegedly being laundered was said to belong to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.
Throw a dart at a map of the world and there’s a solid chance it will land near a spot where a...
8 Dec 2017

Assassins Kill ‘Panama Papers’ Journalist Who Linked Ivanka Trump To Russian Money Launderers

Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in her  native Malta after exposing a massive web of corruption through the “Panama Papers,” including a revelation  that Ivanka Trump helped her father’s Panama hotel venture with the  help of an alleged international fraudster with ties to Russian money  launderers.
Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in her  native Malta after exposing a massive web...
21 Nov 2017

Ivanka’s signature real estate deals were disasters linked to drug cartels and money laundering

The project in Azerbaijan has been tied to allegations of money laundering from the Azeri dictatorship and those close to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard; the project in Panama has been tied to allegations of money laundering from South American drug cartels. In both instances, the Trumps apparently ignored clear signs of the corruption and money laundering drenching Ivanka’s pet projects.
The project in Azerbaijan has been tied to allegations of money laundering from the Azeri dictatorship and those close...
17 Nov 2017

We Knew Julian Assange Hated Clinton. We Didn’t Know He Was Secretly Advising Trump.

While WikiLeaks has undoubtedly facilitated the release of information that is both true and important, it is Assange’s Trump-like willingness to traffic in such unsubstantiated rumors, conspiracy theories, and innuendo not supported by evidence that undermines his claim to be a disinterested publisher, not a political operative.
While WikiLeaks has undoubtedly facilitated the release of information that is both true...
15 Nov 2017

Donald Trump Jr communicated with WikiLeaks during final stages of election

Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the US president, was in direct communication with WikiLeaks in the crucial final stages of the 2016 presidential election, a new leak of private correspondence from inside the Trump circle reveals.
Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the US president, was in direct communication with WikiLeaks in the crucial...

Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

Flying home from Germany on July 8 aboard Air Force One, Trump personally dictated a statement in which Trump Jr. said that he and the Russian lawyer had “primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children” when they met in June 2016, according to multiple people with knowledge of the deliberations. The statement, issued to the New York Times as it prepared an article, emphasized that the subject of the meeting was “not a campaign issue at the time.”
Flying home from Germany on July 8 aboard Air Force One, Trump personally dictated a statement in which Trump Jr....
20 Jul 2017

Trump warns Mueller against investigating his family’s finances beyond Russia probe

President Trump warned special counsel Robert Mueller from investigating his family’s finances beyond the scope of the probe into ties between his administration and Russia in an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday. “I think that’s a violation. Look, this is about Russia,” Trump told The Times.
President Trump warned special counsel Robert Mueller from investigating his family’s finances beyond the scope of the...

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19 Jul 2017

Mysterious 8th person at Trump Jr. meeting allegedly ran massive Russian money-laundering scheme

On Tuesday, the 8th person was identified: Irakly Kaveladze. Kaveladze, a U.S. citizen who was born in the former soviet republic of Georgia, currently works for the Agalarovs as a vice president of their family company, Crocus International. But Kaveladze also has a checkered  history. An October 2000 report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) accuses Kaveladze of being involved in a massive effort, over nearly 10 years, to launder $1.4 billion of Russian and Easter European money through U.S. banks.
On Tuesday, the 8th person was identified: Irakly Kaveladze. Kaveladze, a U.S. citizen who was born in the former...
15 Jul 2017

Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya with was also attended by Rinat Akhmetshin.

On Friday NBC News reported—and the Associated Press confirmed firsthand—that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya was also attended by a Russian lobbyist formerly employed by Soviet counter-intelligence who some U.S. officials reportedly say has “ongoing ties to Russian intelligence.”
On Friday NBC News reported—and the Associated Press confirmed firsthand—that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with...
13 Jul 2017

Trump dysfunction follows family from the campaign to the White House

Perhaps the biggest conceit of Donald Sr.’s rationale for seeking the presidency was his competence as a manager. Many voters assumed that because he is rich and once hosted a successful reality-television show, Trump could effectively lead an organization. The more details that emerge about how his campaign really operated behind the scenes — and how paralyzed his White House is now — the  clearer it becomes that the president is in way over his head.
Perhaps the biggest conceit of Donald Sr.’s rationale for seeking the presidency was his competence as a...

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12 Jul 2017

Natalia Veselnitskaya, Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr., Seen as Fearsome Moscow Insider

Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. last year to discuss possible compromising material on the Democrats, has been widely depicted as a one-issue activist consumed with getting Congress to repeal sanctions against Russian businessmen. But lawyers and others in Moscow’s legal community called her a trusted insider, one who could be counted on to argue and win important high-profile court cases that matter to the government and to one senior, well-connected official in particular.
Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. last year to discuss possible compromising...

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12 Jul 2017

The other shoe has fallen, and the Trump presidency may fall with it

Donald Trump Jr. was in serious legal trouble even before the New York Times obtained his emails. As my colleague Zack Beauchamp has explained, his very decision to meet with Kremlin-connected lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya to see what dirt she had on Clinton may well have violated campaign finance law. That’s because you don’t have to actually get anything of value from a foreigner; simply sitting down with a Russian national to see whether she had information that could help Trump and damage his rival could be enough to constitute a federal crime.
Donald Trump Jr. was in serious legal trouble even before the New York Times obtained his emails. As my colleague...

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10 Jul 2017

Trump’s Son Met With Russian Lawyer After Being Promised Damaging Information on Clinton

President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before agreeing to meet with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer during  the 2016 campaign, according to three advisers to the White House briefed on the meeting and two others with knowledge of it.
President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton...

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26 Jun 2017

Ivanka Trump Ordered Deposed In Suit Accusing Her Of Ripping Off Shoe Designs

A Manhattan judge has ordered Ivanka Trump to give a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian designer accusing her of trademark infringement and ripping off a shoe design. The ruling was in response to her lawyers’ arguments that Trump should be allowed to skip the deposition in part because of her “extraordinary circumstances” as a “high-ranking  government employee.”
A Manhattan judge has ordered Ivanka Trump to give a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian designer accusing her of...

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14 Jun 2017

Director Comey Legally Taped Calls, Meetings With Trump

Sources with links to the Justice Department confirm that U.S. intelligence has legal copies of all Donald Trump’s “tapes” of his meetings with Director Comey – and that Comey had his own phone legally  hacked in order to record suspects, including Trump, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr, for over a year.
Sources with links to the Justice Department confirm that U.S. intelligence has legal copies of all Donald...
14 Jun 2017

Revealed: reality of life working in an Ivanka Trump clothing factory

The reality of working in a factory making clothes for Ivanka Trump’s label has been laid bare, with employees speaking of being paid so little they cannot live with their children, anti-union intimidation and women being offered a bonus if they don’t take time off while  menstruating. The Guardian has spoken to more than a dozen workers at the fashion label’s factory in Subang, Indonesia, where employees describe being paid one of the lowest minimum wages in Asia and there are claims of impossibly high production targets and sporadically compensated overtime
The reality of working in a factory making clothes for Ivanka Trump’s label has been laid bare, with...
13 Jun 2017

Trump Jr. Now Tied To Banker Behind Russian Money Laundering Scheme

Donald Trump Jr. has a direct, personal connection to the central figure in multiple money laundering cases involving Russia, Latvia, Ukraine, UK, Seychelles Islands, New Zealand, Vanuatu, Kyrgyzstan...
Donald Trump Jr. has a direct, personal connection to the central figure in multiple money laundering cases involving...
12 Jun 2017

Donald Trump Jr seems to inadvertently confirm James Comey’s remarks on Flynn investigation

“When he tells you to do something, guess what? There's no ambiguity in it, there's no, 'Hey, I'm hoping,'“ 39-year-0ld Mr Trump said.  - “You and I are friends: 'Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey.  - “And for this guy [Comey] as a politician to then go back and write a memo: 'Oh, I felt threatened.' He felt so threatened — but he [President Trump] didn't do anything.”
“When he tells you to do something, guess what? There's no ambiguity in it, there's no, 'Hey, I'm...

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7 Jun 2017

How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business

Donald Trump is one of the least charitable billionaires in the world. Eric Trump is far more altruistic. In a clash of values, the president directed hundreds of thousands of dollars from his son's kids-with-cancer foundation into his company coffers.
Donald Trump is one of the least charitable billionaires in the world. Eric Trump is far more altruistic. In a clash of...

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5 Jun 2017

Government Ethics Office Drops BOMB On Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner, They Broke The Law AGAIN

According to a letter sent to Elizabeth Warren and Tom Carper from the Office of Government Ethics, Ivanka Trump must now provide detailed financial disclosures and is barred from working with the Trump family business. “The ethics provisions and requirements...are generally applicable to Ms. Trump. For example, the primary criminal conflict of interest statute  prohibits Ms. Trump from participating in particular matters affecting  her financial interests, including the financial interests of Trump family businesses and other companies in which she has an ownership interest. That conflict of interest statute also covers her spouse’s financial interests, which are imputed to her.
According to a letter sent to Elizabeth Warren and Tom Carper from the Office of Government Ethics, Ivanka Trump must...
23 May 2017

Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge $100 million to ethically questionable fund proposed by Ivanka Trump

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to  the World Bank’s Women Entrepreneurs Fund, an initiative proposed by  first daughter and senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump. The fund, which was first announced in April, has already raised serious legal and ethical questions about how a White House adviser can both shape foreign policy and actively solicit donations from foreign countries for the fund.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to  the World Bank’s Women Entrepreneurs...
9 May 2017

The tale of the dictator’s daughter and her prince

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are often viewed as a "moderating influence" on her father. But as their power in the White House grows and Donald Trump tightens his inner circle, this is looking more and more like a ruling dynasty. And this dynasty is no fairy tale.
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are often viewed as a "moderating influence" on her father. But as their power in the...
2 May 2017

Brand Ivanka: inside the tangled empire of the president’s closest ally

She has a White House job and a global business empire modeled on her image. Ethics experts  are increasingly concerned that despite removing herself from the management of her eponymous Ivanka Trump fashion company and becoming an unpaid government employee in March, her political and business interests are still so closely linked that she is deep in an ethical “danger zone” over conflict of interest laws.
She has a White House job and a global business empire modeled on her image. Ethics experts  are increasingly...
25 Apr 2017

John Oliver destroys assumption Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are moderating forces on Donald Trump

Oliver says Ms Trump’s political promises lack substance and she consistently fails to hold her father to account. The comedian argued the frequently voiced belief the President’s eldest daughter and his son-in-law, who are now both unpaid White House advisors, had a great deal of clout behind the scenes had little concrete basis.
Oliver says Ms Trump’s political promises lack substance and she consistently fails to hold her father to account. The...

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19 Apr 2017

Ivanka Trump’s Global Reach, Undeterred by a White House Job

The president’s daughter, now a White House adviser, has filed 173 foreign trademarks in 21 countries, as well as in Hong Kong and the European Union. Even though many of her trademark applications were filed long before she took her government job, they could be decided on by foreign governments while she works in the White House, creating ethical issues with little precedent. While trademarks do not directly confer financial gains, they protect the use of logos and other intellectual property, making them valuable tools for companies looking to build new ventures or expand existing operations.
The president’s daughter, now a White House adviser, has filed 173 foreign trademarks in 21 countries, as well as in...
14 Apr 2017

Trump kids push for changes to White House policies to maximize profitability of Trump brand

There’s supposed to be a firewall between President Trump and the business he continues to own, which is being run by his his two adult sons. But there’s already been indications that firewall isn’t as firm as it should be. During a February interview with Forbes, Eric admitted that he plans to give his father quarterly financial updates about how Trump’s sprawling business empire is doing. And earlier this week, Donald Jr. told the Associated Press he “has spoken to his father more frequently in recent weeks.” A new Washington Post report citing 21 of Trump’s aides, confidants, and allies suggests that not only are Eric and Donald Jr. talking with their dad about his business, but they — along with Ivanka Trump and fellow White House staffer Jared Kushner — are exerting their influence to make sure his flagging presidency doesn’t destroy the family brand.
There’s supposed to be a firewall between President Trump and the business he continues to own, which is being run by...
13 Apr 2017

Foreign intel gives tape to FBI of Donald Trump’s kids engaging in criminal behavior

On a day in which reliable sources are pointing to the Trump-Russia investigation being so far along that arrests could come as soon as next week (link) and that Rudy Giuliani’s offer to flip is no longer even needed (link), another piece of the puzzle is now coming from an insider who has a tendency to be proven right about these things. The upshot: one or more of Donald Trump’s kids is about to go down.
On a day in which reliable sources are pointing to the Trump-Russia investigation being so far along that arrests could...

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30 Mar 2017

Ivanka Trump to be assistant to US president

The US first daughter bowed to pressure following an outcry from  ethics experts at her initial plans to serve in a more informal capacity. Ms Trump, 35, said she had "heard the concerns some have with my advising the president in my personal capacity".
The US first daughter bowed to pressure following an outcry from  ethics experts at her initial...

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21 Mar 2017

Ivanka Trump to receive White House office, security clearance

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will receive an office in the West Wing of the White House and a security clearance as she serves, informally, as an adviser to her father, ABC News has confirmed. Ivanka Trump will not be considered a federal employee and will not draw a salary, but will receive a government-issued communications device, in addition to her office, "to protect government records and any information to which she may have access," according to senior White House officials and sources close to her. Her clearance will allow her to receive classified information.
President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will receive an office in the West Wing of the White House and a security...

Ivanka Trump brand says it’s ringing up some of its biggest sales ever

Amid a tug-of-war between consumers who either love or loathe the Ivanka  Trump brand, the company's president said it has rung up near record  sales since Nordstrom dropped the collection from its stores in February.
Amid a tug-of-war between consumers who either love or loathe the Ivanka  Trump brand, the company's...
6 Mar 2017

Donald and Ivanka Trump’s phony Baku Azerbaijan hotel was front for Iranian money laundering

Shortly after taking office, Donald Trump abandoned a bizarre hotel  project in Azerbaijan which never made any sense to begin with. It was built in an industrial part of town where a hotel wouldn’t be needed. The roads being built to the hotel didn’t even lead to it. And now it turns out the entire hotel project appears to have been little more than an excuse to illegally launder money coming from the Iranian  Revolutionary Guard.
Shortly after taking office, Donald Trump abandoned a bizarre hotel  project in Azerbaijan which never made any...

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1 Mar 2017

Trump Just Sold a $15.8 Million Condo to a Consultant Who Peddles Access to Powerful People

Last week, Donald Trump's company sealed its first big post-inaugural real estate transaction, selling a $15.8 million penthouse to a Chinese-American business executive who runs a company that touts its ability to exploit connections with powerful people to broker business deals in China.
Last week, Donald Trump's company sealed its first big post-inaugural real estate transaction, selling a $15.8...

Trump family’s elaborate lifestyle is a ‘logistical nightmare’ — at taxpayer expense

Barely a month into the Trump presidency, the unusually elaborate lifestyle of America’s new first family is straining the Secret Service and security officials, stirring financial and logistical concerns in several local communities, and costing far beyond what has been typical for past presidents — a price tag that, based on past assessments of presidential travel and security costs, could balloon into the hundreds of millions of dollars over the course of a four-year term.
Barely a month into the Trump presidency, the unusually elaborate lifestyle of America’s new...
9 Feb 2017

T.J. Maxx And Marshalls Tell Employees To Stop Featuring Ivanka Trump Products

Just days after Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom stopped carrying Ivanka Trump’s products, another major retail chain appears to be distancing itself from her brand, too. T.J. Maxx and Marshalls employees were instructed in a note from their company last week to stop featuring Ivanka Trump merchandise in stores and to throw away Ivanka Trump signage, The New York Times reported Wednesday. 
Just days after Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom stopped carrying Ivanka Trump’s products, another major retail...
9 Feb 2017

Trump Assails Nordstrom for ‘Unfairly’ Dropping His Daughter Ivanka’s Line

President Trump lashed out on Wednesday at the Nordstrom department store chain for dropping his daughter Ivanka’s accessories and clothing line, once again raising ethical questions about the relationship between his presidency and his family’s sprawling business interests
President Trump lashed out on Wednesday at the Nordstrom department store chain for dropping his daughter Ivanka’s...

Eric Trump’s business trip to Uruguay cost taxpayers $97,830 in hotel bills

When the president-elect’s son Eric Trump jetted to Uruguay in early January for a Trump Organization promotional trip, U.S. taxpayers were left footing a bill of nearly $100,000 in hotel rooms for Secret Service and embassy staff. “This is an example of the blurring of the line between the personal interest in the family business and the government,” said Kathleen Clark, an expert on government ethics and law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.
When the president-elect’s son Eric Trump jetted to Uruguay in early January for a Trump Organization...

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21 Dec 2016

Trump’s sons reportedly involved in charity event offering access to president-elect

Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are listed as "honorary co-chairmen" for the "Opening Day 2017" event, which is seeking donations for unnamed "conservation charities," according to a draft event brochure obtained by TMZ. The brochure posted by TMZ touts several packages that range from $25,000 to $1 million. The most expensive "Bald Eagle" package lists "a private reception and photo opportunity for 16 guests" with the president-elect and a multiday hunting or fishing trip with his sons, among other perks
Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are listed as "honorary co-chairmen" for the "Opening Day 2017"...

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17 Nov 2016

People Are Boycotting This List of Companies for Selling Trump Products

In the wake of Trump’s “locker-room talk” scandal — which feels like years ago, doesn’t it? — technology-and-media-marketing specialist Shannon Coulter created the hashtag #GrabYourWallet  to encourage consumers to boycott businesses that carry Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessories lines. And now that a Trump administration is imminent, Coulter and others are encouraging critics of the president-elect to put their money where their mouths are..
In the wake of Trump’s “locker-room talk” scandal — which feels like years ago, doesn’t it? —...
16 Nov 2016

Ivanka Trump’s Company Hawks $10K Bracelet She Wore On ’60 Minutes’

The jewelry company run by Ivanka Trump apparently saw the new first family’s inaugural television interview on CBS' “60 Minutes” as an opportunity to reach new customers. In an email sent to New York Times reporters, Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry’s vice president of sales, Monica Marder, shared a photograph of the President-elect’s eldest daughter wearing a gold bracelet from the brand’s “Metropolis Collection" priced at more than $10,000.
The jewelry company run by Ivanka Trump apparently saw the new first family’s inaugural television interview on CBS'...

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