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Ivanka Trump Lobbying for National Paid Family Leave Program

By Tyrone Richardson, Bloomberg 01/22/18

White House aide Ivanka Trump has been meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill in recent days as part of the administration’s effort to build support for a national program offering paid leave for working families.

“We are working with members of Congress, on both sides of the aisle and thought leaders across this country and many of which are in this room today to build a strong coalition of support for a national paid family leave program,” Trump said during a recent White House event. “This is essential and long overdue. We must recognize the change in composition of our American workforce in which all parents work in the vast majority of American homes.”

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