Charlotte Alter, TIME – September 16, 2016
In an attempt to chip away at Hillary Clinton’s double-digit lead with women voters, Donald Trump is ditching some aspects of GOP orthodoxy and embracing feminist stances on contraception, child care and paid leave.
Associated Press – September 15, 2016
Tim Kaine says Donald Trump’s proposed child care plan is outdated and discourages employers from hiring women.
Prachi Gupta, Cosmopolitan – September 14, 2016
At the forefront of his outreach efforts has been 34-year-old Ivanka Trump, an executive at the Trump Organization and mother of three, who talked about the importance of supporting working mothers in her RNC speech and was a major influence behind the proposal. Ivanka helped Donald Trump announce the plan on stage in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night and wrote an op-ed detailing specifics of the new policy, published in the Wall Street Journal. Cosmopolitan.com spoke with Ivanka over the phone Wednesday morning about her father’s new family leave and child care policy.
Nick Corasanti and Maggie Haberman, New York Times – September 13, 2016
Donald J. Trump unveiled a menu of proposals on Tuesday to help working parents, calling for six weeks of mandatory paid maternity leave and expanded tax credits for child care.
David Jackson, USA Today – September 13, 2016
Donald Trump visited a key political area Tuesday — the Philadelphia suburbs — to pitch a plan on paying for child care, ideas addressed largely to suburban women voters.
Robert Costa, Washington Post – September 13, 2016
Donald Trump on Tuesday will unveil several policy proposals for lowering child-care costs that were crafted in part by his eldest daughter, Ivanka, who will appear with him at a community center in a suburb of Philadelphia.
Eli Stokols, Politico – September 13, 2016
Donald Trump made an overt appeal to the women voters he is struggling to win over, outlining a family leave plan for new mothers and flushing out a proposed childcare tax credit that he says were both inspired by his daughter, Ivanka.