Ivanka Trump was more than complicit in Obama equal pay rollback—she had a hand in it, watchdog alleges

Ivanka Trump was more than complicit in Obama equal pay rollback—she had a hand in it, watchdog alleges

First daughter Ivanka Trump was not simply complicit in supporting the Trump administration’s rollback of an Obama-era equal pay rule exactly a year ago—she had a hand in the decision, according to the watchdog group Democracy Forward, which based its claim on documents it received through the Freedom of Information Act after it sued the Office of Management and Budget. The emails and calendar entries Democracy Forward recently received, and which Newsweek obtained, show that Trump’s chief of staff…

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Melania Trump’s parents used “chain migration” that president says brings “truly evil” people to U.S.

Melania Trump’s parents used “chain migration” that president says brings “truly evil” people to U.S.

After much sidestepping, a lawyer representing Melania Trump’s parents has confirmed that they obtained U.S. citizenship on Thursday through “chain migration,” an immigration program that allows U.S. citizens to sponsor immediate family members for legal residency and that President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he wants to end. Michael Wildes, the lawyer for the first lady’s parents Viktor and Amalija Knavs, would not comment when reporters outside the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in New York…

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Michael Avenatti to critics: Accept the “huge amount of success that we’ve had” in Stormy Daniels case

Michael Avenatti to critics: Accept the “huge amount of success that we’ve had” in Stormy Daniels case

Stormy Daniels’s lawyer Michael Avenatti on Tuesday morning responded to a report that he has “carved a Trumpian path” that may put his ability to represent his client in jeopardy by saying that critics are simply having a tough time stomaching the “huge amount of success” he’s had. “Any suggestion that this may put Stormy Daniels at risk is absurd and without merit,” Avenatti said in a phone call to Newsweek. “Ms. Daniels’s case has never…

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Trump impeachment parties, featuring ‘Comey cake balls,’ try to entice Congress to remove president

Trump impeachment parties, featuring ‘Comey cake balls,’ try to entice Congress to remove president

President Donald Trump’s potentially impeachable actions may be heavy topics weighing on members of Congress, but Lisa Levinski—one of 6,500 people across the country who agreed to host a “Party to Impeach” on Saturday—is making them lighter and sweeter for her guests to digest. One of a couple dozen bite-sized items Levinski is serving up at her Trump impeachment-themed house party are symbolic “Comey cake balls,” made of white Oreo cookies with cream cheese and…

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Disabled Americans lost voting rights under Trump election fraud commissioner’s law

Disabled Americans lost voting rights under Trump election fraud commissioner’s law

The head of President Donald Trump’s election fraud commission drafted a law as a Kansas official that led to 23 disabled people not having their votes counted in a recent local election. The disenfranchisement occurred in Sedgwick County and was a direct result of a law pushed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a member of Trump’s voter fraud commission, which requires disabled voters’ signatures on their ballot envelopes. Until Kobach’s Secure and Fair…

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