— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 8, 2017Federal law prohibits a government employee from using “his public office for his own private gain or for that of persons or organizations with which he is associated personally. An employee's position or title should not be used to coerce; to endorse any product, service or enterprise; or to give the appearance of governmental sanction.” But as Trump never tires of pointing out, the president is exempt from these laws, meaning he’s off the hook. (Norm Eisen, a former top ethics lawyer to President Obama who has been a frequent critic of Trump’s conflicts of interest, suggested that Nordstrom could, however, sue Trump under state laws against unfair business acts.) … [Read more...] about Will Kellyanne Conway Face Dismissal for Promoting Ivanka Trump’s Products?
“These women respect each other, and they aren’t going to let politics affect their friendship,” said R. Couri Hay, a society publicist who knows Georgina well and has been a guest at the White House. “They have learned that what happens in politics shouldn’t affect their relationship. I’ve even heard this with Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka,” Hay told The Daily Beast. (Their usual forbearance notwithstanding, as Vanity Fair reported in the spring of 2018, Chelsea let it be known in a public forum that she disapproves of Ivanka, an adviser in the West Wing, and called out the “cruelty and incompetence and corruption” across the Trump administration.) … [Read more...] about Why Ivanka Trump and Georgina Bloomberg Will Stay BFFs
Modern Appealing Clothing’s lawsuit against Ivanka Trump is the fourth legal challenge so far contesting the relationship between the first family and its business empire. The other three focus on the president, and seek to drive a wedge between the Trump administration and the Trump Organization—whether by forcing Donald Trump to divest or by driving him out of office altogether. But the need to establish standing could significantly limit these plaintiffs in terms of what they’re able to accomplish, raising an important question: If a lawsuit against the president is unlikely to succeed, what, exactly, are the plaintiffs achieving? … [Read more...] about The Case(s) Against Trump
Ivanka and Kushner are US government officials as senior advisors, though India has not been part of their portfolio. Previously, Kushner visited India in 2018 for the wedding of his Harvard classmate Nitin Saigal in Jaisalmer, while Ivanka came to Hyderabad for an entrepreneurship summit in 2017. … [Read more...] about Ivanka, Jared Kushner: A Look at the 12-Member Delegation Travelling With Melania & Donald Trump
In March 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron visited India with towns like Varanasi and Mirzapur on his itinerary, apart from visiting the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra. In the same year, South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Noida to inaugurate the world's biggest mobile factory. … [Read more...] about With Donald Trump Set for Feb 24 Visit to ‘Incredible India’, a Look at PM Modi’s Global Guest List