Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administration


Ivanka Trump delivers remarks at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum during an event highlighting women who study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics March 28, 2017 in Washington DC.

Ivanka Trump is officially a White House employee.

This proved an unpopular move, with growing confusion as to what on earth Ivanka Trump, former reality TV personality and socialite, would need classified information clearance and a West Wing office for.

Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump wants the White House press corps’ help in deciding where the money should go.

Miss her back in NY!

Mr Kushner is not, however, drawing a salary to comply with ethics rules.

Trump showed Wednesday she is sensitive to some of the discussion.

But the law states that any appointee found to have violated the law is “not entitled to pay” by the federal government, which appears to offer the opportunity for Trump and Jared Kushner, her husband, to forgo paychecks while still serving the administration.

In a statement, she says she was voluntarily complying with all ethics rules, but was aware of the concerns about advising her father in a personal capacity.

A White House official said that Ivanka’s title in the White House will be assistant to the president.

With the Trump Organization, Ivanka Trump has stepped down from a leadership role and will receive fixed payments rather than a share of the profits. During the campaign, child care and maternity leave were some of her main interests. Therefore, she will take the job as her father’s assistant and will not get paid for it. “That’s something she would not be able to be in the room for if she doesn’t fully divest”, Clark said.

“There are a lot of things that I feel deeply, strongly about”, she said after the election. She also owns a fashion line selling jewellery, bags and clothing.

“It was abundantly clear that we didn’t have air cover when it came to calls coming into lawmakers”, said White House chief of staff Reince Priebus.

President Donald Trump has kept his daughter Ivanka close by his side, at recent high-profile meetings like with Germany’s Angela Merkel and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. She was basically a White House employee in all ways but in name. She has limited political experience and scant support from Republican lawmakers.

The financial disclosures – required by law to be made public – give a snapshot of the employees’ finances as they entered the White House.

“Ivanka Trump is a woman, who happens to be a mom, who works”, said Juliet Williams, a professor of gender studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

She’s working for free”.


Initiatives including childcare – mentioned by Trump last September. These prohibited matters include “any meeting or other communication relating to the performance of one’s official duties”. And she enlisted the help of Gorelick, a prominent Democrat who had served as deputy attorney general under President Bill Clinton.

Ivanka Trump's new White House role doesn't eliminate ethics concerns, experts say