Ivanka Trump is using her dad’s trade war to get new trademarks from Chima after she supposedly shut down her fashion line.
The AP reported:
The Chinese government 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.
Four trademarks, including child care centers, sunglasses and wedding dresses, were approved on Sunday. A fifth, covering brokerage, charitable fundraising and art valuation services, was approved on Jan.6, according to online trademark office records. The applications were filed in 2016 and 2017. If no one objects, they will be finalized after 90 days.
As former White House ethics official Walter Shaub noted:
Remember that time a couple months ago when Ivanka Trump announced she was shutting down her business? Now the government is shut down instead, and the business is receiving new trademarks from a country that’s negotiating with her father/boss. https://t.co/qdxzQYqlTd
— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) January 22, 2019
Ivanka Trump is still violating ethics rules
Supposedly, the president’s daughter is a senior White House adviser, which means that there is a massive conflict of interest in her receiving trademarks from the Chinese government while the administration is engaged in trade negotiations with China. Ivanka Trump didn’t really close down her business. She is still engaging in the same corrupt abuses of her position as before.
For the Trumps, corruption is the family business, and the only way for the country to recover from the crime wave in the White House is to boot the entire Trump family out the door.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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