Tag: Women’s Issues

Trump Steps Up Anti-Abortion Stance, Taps Dannenfelser

Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics – September 16, 2017

With less than two months until Election Day, Donald Trump is ramping up his outreach to a reliable Republican constituency: anti-abortion advocates. Trump plans to name a Pro-Life Coalition on Friday, RealClearPolitics has learned, with Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser as its national chairwoman. The GOP nominee will also adopt a new pledge to protect the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits Medicaid funding for most abortions — a law Democrat Hillary Clinton opposes.

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Hillary Clinton Returns to the Campaign Trail to Talk About Kids

Sam Frizell, TIME – September 15, 2016

Before a crowd in Greensboro, N.C., she appeared in fine health, speaking energetically through much of her speech, and she used her illness to refresh a familiar campaign theme that had fallen by the wayside in recent weeks: her work on behalf of children.

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Ivanka Trump on Her Father’s New Child Care and Maternity Leave Policy

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.

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Donald Trump Unveils Plan for Families in Bid for Women’s Votes

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.

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Donald Trump, Joined by Ivanka Trump, to Outline Child Care Policy

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.

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With Softer Tone, Trump Touts Childcare Plan with Ivanka

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.

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Abortion and Gay Marriage Are Absent from Donald Trump’s Appeal to Evangelicals

Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, New York Times – September 9, 2016

Donald J. Trump pleaded Friday with Christian conservatives to rally to his candidacy, but in a high-profile speech to evangelicals made no mention of issues of central importance to them, like abortion, same-sex marriage and Israel.

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Is Ivanka for Real?

Hannah Seligson, Huffington Post Highline – September 7, 2016

Not long after her parents’ very public, very mortifying divorce, an adolescent Ivanka Trump sat with her father in the back of his private plane, waiting to leave New York for Palm Beach. The doors were closed and the engines were on, but they were still missing Marla Maples. Donald’s second wife—the woman he had left Ivanka’s mother for—was late. She was always late. This drove Donald crazy.

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Ivanka Trump’s Advice for Working Women

Kate Shellnutt, Vox – September 6, 2016

I chatted with 20 of these loyal readers and half a dozen of Trump’s Women Who Work partners, in addition to perusing every post on her site from the past four months. IvankaTrump.com hits the major millennial touchstones: a page of inspirational quotes ready to be pinned and Instagrammed; pretty images paired with each daily post; and taglines that reference adulting, life hacks, and mompreneurs.

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