Ivanka and Jared find their limits in Trump’s White House
According to a measure last week was good for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.
President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law duplicate for weeks to persuade him to oust chief of staff, Reince Priebus, for a new leader capable of “professionalizing the West Wing,” according to several White House officials. On Friday, Trump has finally announced that he would replace Priebus by John Kelly, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Monday.
The victory followed the designation a week before Trump financier Anthony Scaramucci, a campaign surrogate and a donor, as communications director, a move that the couple also strong support.
But if Ivanka Trump and Kushner, socially liberal former liberal donors are influential voices with Trump in staffing decisions, which have so far had little impact on their policies.
Last week, President Tweets banned trans people to serve in the military, according to several White House attendants, a staff shot for conservatives who pressed the administration months ago.
White House leaders said the first girl was shocked by her father’s messages; In the past, Trump has been an advocate for gay rights. Ivanka Trump, according to these officials, learned the decision to see her father tweet on her phone.
The decree came less than a month after the first tweeted girl in honor of the month of pride, “I am proud to support my LGBTQ and LGBTQ American friends who have made great contributions to our society and our economy.” New wave of liberal rage directed at Ivanka Trump.
To speak of a White House war between New York liberal conservatives and traditionalists, which was the latest example of the limited influence that moderates could exert on politics.
Six months ago, few would have thought that the president would have avoided his daughter to deliver victories in the fiscal and social conservatives, but that is precisely what happened with the transgender military ban, the Pentagon suspended pending its review.
Now, as Ivanka Trump faces certain limits of her White House power, she seems to reduce her goals and disappoint the progressives who have given their hopes to the President’s family members who exert a moderating influence over her presidency.
“Actions speak louder than words,” said Sarah McBride, national press secretary for the Human Nonprofit Coalition. “Or Ivanka is ineffective in his defense in the building, or the voice does not matter to the president as much as he hoped.”
Ivanka Trump has had some victories. Then he lost the job of convincing his father not to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, which was much more effective in limiting an executive order of religious freedom to abortion and reproductive problems, reducing many other possibilities Would have infuriated the LGBT community.