Politics Ivanka Trump involved in possible conflict of interest

12:20  19 april  2017
12:20  19 april  2017 Source:   CBS News

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WASHINGTON -- The Trump family has vowed to keep its vast financial interests separate from the government. But on Tuesday, CBS News learned of a possible conflict of interest involving the president’s daughter and top adviser, Ivanka .

India: Trump has five projects currently underway in India, involving partners who are themselves closely That leads to a wide web of possible conflicts , but the New York Times laid out one of the clear Japan: Ivanka Trump joined a meeting between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe The Trump Organization said the move was not made to avert conflicts of interest but was a

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WASHINGTON -- The Trump family has vowed to keep its vast financial interests separate from the government. But on Tuesday, a possible conflict of interest came to light involving the president’s daughter and top adviser, Ivanka Trump

China gave her business potentially lucrative provisional trademark approvals the day she and President Trump were having dinner with the Chinese president at the Trump estate in South Florida. 

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That performance was posted on Instagram by Ivanka, and went viral in China, where she and her fashion brand are immensely popular. The same day as Xi’s visit, according to the Associated Press, the Ivanka Trump clothing line won provisional approval for three trademarks from the Chinese government. Final approval would clear the way for Ivanka’s jewelry, bags and spa services to be sold to a market of more than 1.3 billion people. “I think that’s wonderful for Ivanka that her businesses are doing well, and, uh, everything would be just fine if she weren’t also working in the White House,” said Richard Painter, who was chief White House ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush. 

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He says as a formal adviser to her father, Ivanka risks violating the law. “She has to comply with the Criminal Conflict of Interest statute, which will prohibit her from participating in government matters that have a direct or predictable impact on her businesses, and this includes trade with China,” Painter said. 

But photos show Ivanka attending events with President Xi. In a statement, her lawyer says, “Ivanka has had no involvement with trademark applications submitted by the business.” 

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In an interview with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King earlier this month, the first daughter said that she intended to stay within the law and had shifted some of her holdings to a family-run trust. “I put in place -- an ethics trustee,” she said. “It took me a long time -- I went through every permutation of what was the most responsible way to do this.” 

Painter and others have sued Mr. Trump over his business conflicts. 

According to one fashion analyst, Ivanka Trump’s company saw a 771 percent increase in sales between February 2016 and February 2017. Industry experts call that number “incredible” and “insane.” 

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The Trump administration is a nepotistic operation that puts family interests ahead of country. Donald Trump’s presidency may look like a theater of incompetency: armada going in the wrong direction, forgetting what country he bombed but remembering what he had for dessert, major promises broken with a shrug.But one thing Trump has accomplished in his first 100 days is ensuring that his family can use the vast reach of the federal government for private gain. By God, they seen their opportunities and they took ’em.

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