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First Daughter Ivanka Trump was just given a West Wing office and top security clearance, although she will draw no salary and will not bound by any government ethics rules. Federal anti-nepotism laws supposedly forbid presidents from hiring family members, but since Ivanka has no official role, the laws do not apply to her. Critics are calling this move a major conflict of interest; Ivanka and her supporters say she has every right to advise her father. What do you think?

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Robert Reich says with Ivanka's installation in the West Wing, "The utter disdain of the Trumps for ethics is jaw-dropping:"

Let me get this straight: Ivanka Trump -- who has myriad business interests that overlap with her father’s – is now moving into the West Wing as a top White House advisor, getting a security clearance and government-issued communications devices. But she’s not being sworn in, will hold no official position, and so will not be a government employee who must by law adhere to official ethics rules.
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In a statement, Ivanka acknowledged that there was "no modern precedent for an adult child of the president" working in the White House, but also says she is essentially still advising her father—same as she has always done. The Washington Post notes she is already, in many ways, part of this administration.

President Trump has named Ivanka, 35, the mastermind behind his child-care and maternity-leave plans, the first proposals on such issues from a Republican president. Since the election, she has sat in meetings with world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Many fans of Ivanka and the Trump family are thrilled with her new status.

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Others… not so much.

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And she has not divested from the Trump family business, leaving many to wonder if she will use her new government authority to advance her own financial interests.

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But she's taking no salary, which reassures many that her role as Trump's advisor is ethically sound.

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Should the president's children be allowed to work in the White House?
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