Ivanka Trump

Trump’s budget proposal offers preview of upcoming campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the coming two, or six, years. Trump’s budget plan increases spending on his border wall and the military but is light on fresh … Continue reading Trump’s budget proposal offers preview of upcoming campaign

Trump budget to include $100M for Ivanka’s women’s fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump‘s 2020 budget proposal will include $100 million for a global women’s fund spearheaded by his daughter Ivanka Trump. The White House said the budget, expected to be released Monday, will include the funding for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. The administration last month launched the government-wide project, … Continue reading Trump budget to include $100M for Ivanka’s women’s fund

Trump talks border security at workforce meeting

WASHINGTON  (AP) — President Donald Trump is talking about border security as he meets with CEOs and elected officials to kick off a new workforce advisory board. Trump — who recently declared a national emergency in an effort to secure funding for a border wall — called illegal border crossings “somewhat of an invasion.” He added: … Continue reading Trump talks border security at workforce meeting

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump says she knew little about Moscow project

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump‘s daughter, Ivanka, says she knew “literally almost nothing” about the Trump Organization’s work to possibly build a hotel, office and residential building in Russia while her father was running for the White House. Ivanka Trump also tells ABC News in an interview aired Friday that she isn’t concerned any … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump says she knew little about Moscow project

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump unveils White House global women initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is unveiling an effort aimed at helping 50 million women in the developing world get ahead economically over the next six years. On Thursday, the White House will officially launch the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a governmentwide project led by the senior adviser and daughter to President Donald … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump unveils White House global women initiative

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump to work on World Bank president search

WASHINGTON —Jan 15, 2019—The White House says Ivanka Trump will take part in the nomination process for a new head of the World Bank. The senior adviser was asked to participate by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin because she has worked with World Bank leaders on a variety of projects. The White House said she is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump to work on World Bank president search

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump plans global women’s economic development push

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump is set to launch a White House effort aimed at women’s global economic empowerment in early 2019. A formal launch for the initiative was planned for next week but has been postponed amid uncertainty about the government shutdown, the White House said Monday. The original plan for the event included remarks … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump plans global women’s economic development push

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump greets tech execs at White House

WASHINGTON — The Latest on a White House tech meeting (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has met with a group of tech executives at the White House. His daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, helped coordinate the Thursday meeting to field ideas about securing U.S. dominance in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, advanced manufacturing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump greets tech execs at White House

WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House hosts tech execs Thursday

WASHINGTON — The Latest on a White House tech meeting (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The White House is hosting what it calls a listening session to hear from tech leaders including the CEOs of Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm. The Thursday lunch meeting will address efforts to advance American leadership in artificial intelligence, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House hosts tech execs Thursday

WASHINGTON | Tech execs to gather at White House on Thursday

WASHINGTON — Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump’s administration and the tech industry. The White House says the Thursday meeting will address efforts to advance American leadership in innovation and how that will affect jobs and the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Tech execs to gather at White House on Thursday

MEXICO CITY | US and Mexico face stark choices as new president takes over

MEXICO CITY — Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture for both countries. With a new president preparing to take power in Mexico City this weekend and the Trump administration set to enter … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | US and Mexico face stark choices as new president takes over

WASHINGTON | Trump defends her use of a private email account

WASHINGTON  — Ivanka Trump is defending her use of a private email account as she was moving into an adviser’s position in her father’s administration. The elder daughter of President Donald Trump told ABC News for an interview aired Wednesday that using the private email account when she was transitioning into an administration job cannot … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump defends her use of a private email account

WASHINGTON | Report: Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year. That’s according to The Washington Post, which reports the emails were sent to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants. The White House didn’t immediately respond to questions Monday, but a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Report: Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

PITTSBURGH | The Latest: AP sources: At least 10 killed in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH  — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 3 p.m. People with knowledge of the investigation are telling The Associated Press that at least 10 people have died in the shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue. Authorities say the gunman opened fire during a baby naming ceremony Saturday morning at the … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | The Latest: AP sources: At least 10 killed in Pittsburgh

U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) Announces Visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and OPIC President Ray W. Washburne To Highlight Women’s Empowerment in the Americas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Today, the U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) announced the scheduled visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and Ray W. Washburne, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to address the organization’s member states on Administration efforts … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) Announces Visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and OPIC President Ray W. Washburne To Highlight Women’s Empowerment in the Americas

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump to promote workforce development in Illinois

WASHINGTON— Ivanka Trump plans to promote worker training in Illinois this week. She will participate in a round-table discussion Wednesday at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, her second recent visit to the region. White House spokeswoman Jessica Ditto says the stop is the first in a series by Ivanka Trump, an adviser to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump to promote workforce development in Illinois

GRANITE CITY, Illinois | Trump hails Illinois steel mill as an economic success story

GRANITE CITY, Ill.  — President Donald Trump on Thursday trumpeted the renewed success of an Illinois steel mill, pushing back against criticism that his escalating trade disputes are hurting American workers and farmers. The president pointed to the U.S. Steel plant’s reopening as a success story after he slapped tariffs on imported steel and aluminum … Continue reading GRANITE CITY, Illinois | Trump hails Illinois steel mill as an economic success story

NEW YORK | Ivanka Trump is shutting down her clothing company

NEW YORK  — Ivanka Trump is shutting down her clothing company and laying off 18 employees after some stores dropped her line and she decided ethics restrictions were holding back its ability to grow. The president’s daughter said in statement she made the decision to focus more on work as a White House adviser. “After … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ivanka Trump is shutting down her clothing company

Ivanka Trump believes father’s denials of sexual misconduct

WASHINGTON /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ivanka Trump says she believes her father’s denials of sexual misconduct. Trump, who led the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, made the comment in an interview aired Monday on NBC. Asked if she believed women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual … Continue reading Ivanka Trump believes father’s denials of sexual misconduct

The Latest: Pyeongchang hands off Winter Games to Beijing

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:20 p.m. At the closing ceremony, the Olympic flag has been passed from the mayor Pyeongchang, South Korea, to the acting Beijing mayor. That signifies the transfer of responsibility for Winter Games to China. Beijing will host the Winter Games … Continue reading The Latest: Pyeongchang hands off Winter Games to Beijing

The Latest: Olympic athletes march into closing ceremonies

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The athletes are marching into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the Winter Games Those who won medals are wearing them. Most are waving at the crowd. Flagbearers from all of the countries came first … Continue reading The Latest: Olympic athletes march into closing ceremonies

Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics ‘so incredibly inspiring’

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The U.S. president’s daughter and adviser said Sunday that her visit to the Olympics was “so incredibly inspiring” and expressed gratitude at the chance to watch competition and — in a subtle nod to Korean Peninsula politics — “be here with our allies in South Korea.” Ivanka … Continue reading Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics ‘so incredibly inspiring’

The Latest: Medalist watches bobsledding with Ivanka Trump

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. women’s bobsledder Lauren Gibbs is going home from Pyeongchang Olympics with a silver medal and a selfie with Ivanka Trump. Gibbs spent part of her Sunday morning watching the four-man bobsled competition with Trump, the daughter … Continue reading The Latest: Medalist watches bobsledding with Ivanka Trump

The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter has paid a visit to the American team’s headquarters at the Pyeongchang Games to meet with Olympians. Ivanka Trump gave a presidential challenge coin to Garrett Hines, a former U.S. bobsledder and … Continue reading The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter toured the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday, the morning after telling South Korea’s president that she would use her visit to the Pyeongchang Games to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. Ivanka Trump, one of her father’s … Continue reading Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

The Latest: Ivanka Trump attends Big Air Olympic final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ivanka Trump is watching snowboarders vying for medals at the men’s Big Air competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Trump, who will lead the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremony Sunday, chatted with South Korean First Lady Kim … Continue reading The Latest: Ivanka Trump attends Big Air Olympic final

Ivanka Trump to push for ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ivanka Trump told South Korea’s president on Friday that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. The daughter of President Donald Trump is leading the U.S. delegation at this weekend’s closing ceremony for … Continue reading Ivanka Trump to push for ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

Chinese mom pays price for husband’s probe of Ivanka Trump

XIANGYANG, China/January 25, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— With two young children, Deng Guilian hadn’t planned on going back to work. That changed after her husband was arrested while investigating labor abuses at Chinese suppliers for Ivanka Trump’s brand. Now the 36-year-old mom works the overnight shift at a karaoke parlor and stays in a dorm nearby. She gets … Continue reading Chinese mom pays price for husband’s probe of Ivanka Trump

Bannon to exit Breitbart News Network after break with Trump

WASHINGTON/January 09, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the conservative news site, less than a week after Bannon’s explosive criticisms of Trump and his … Continue reading Bannon to exit Breitbart News Network after break with Trump