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Ivanka Trump is reportedly under consideration to lead the World Bank

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Ivanka Trump is one of the names being considered to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, the Financial Times reported Friday.
Before joining the White House, she worked as a Vice President for Acquisitions at the Trump Organization.
She also directed her own fashion line, the Ivanka Trump brand, which shuttered last summer.
President Trump also floated Ivanka as a possible replacement for outgoing US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, but ended up nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert instead after concerns of nepotism were raised.
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Rudy Giuliani doubles down on his dubious claim that the White House should be able to review and correct Mueller's report before it's released

Rudy Giuliani doubles down on his dubious claim that the White House should be able to review and correct Mueller's report before it's released

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President Donald Trump's lead defense lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, doubled down Friday on his earlier claim that the White House should get to review and edit the special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference before it's released to Congress or the public.
Giuliani first made the claim in a September interview with INSIDER, arguing that the information in the report is all protected by executive privilege and thus needs a sign-off from the White House before the public can see it.
On Friday, Giuliani told The Hill, "As a matter of fairness, they should show it to you...
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Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

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