President’s Adviser Raises Ethics Concerns as She Pitches ‘Ivanka’s Stuff’ by Jef Holbrook

The White House on Thursday “counseled” Kellyanne Conway, one of President Donald Trump’s top advisers, in an unusual show of displeasure after she urged consumers to buy fashion products marketed by Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter. Legal experts said Conway might have violated a federal ethics rule against endorsing products or promoting an associate’s financial interests.

"President’s Adviser Raises Ethics Concerns as She Pitches ‘Ivanka’s Stuff’" is from the February 09, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and Rachel Abrams and narrated by Jef Holbrook.

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A Chance for Trump to Save Our Streams by Jef Holbrook

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If the Clean Water rule is abandoned, nearly 60 percent of the stream miles in the United States could lose crucial protections afforded by the Clean Water Act, which eliminates direct discharges into rivers and requires permits for construction activities that affect the health of our waters.

"A Chance for Trump to Save Our Streams" is from the February 09, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Wood and narrated by Jef Holbrook.

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Farmers Backed Trump; Now They're Worried by Jef Holbrook

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Jeff Marchini and others in the Central Valley bet their farms on the election of Donald Trump. His message of reducing regulations and taxes appealed to this Republican stronghold, one of Trump’s strongest bases of support in the state.

"Farmers Backed Trump; Now They're Worried" is from the February 09, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Caitlin Dickerson and Jennifer Medina and narrated by Jef Holbrook.

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