Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Ivanka Trump Takes Center Stage in Presidential Cabinet Meeting

President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior adviser took a prominent role in a White House cabinet meeting on Wednesday, promoting job training for American workers amidst industry changes.

Ivanka Trump previewed the president’s upcoming executive order to establish the National Council for the American Worker — a task force dedicated to workforce training.

Trump’s daughter was the first to speak after the president, moving from her usual seat behind the cabinet officials to the front of the room to highlight efforts by each cabinet member in the administration to participate in the task force.

She praised Trump’s cuts of taxes and regulations as a direct cause for economic growth and job opportunities but noted that there was a difficulty for employers to find workers with the right skills.

“As we know, a robust labor market is great for the American worker,” Ivanka Trump said. “Wages are finally beginning to rise after a decade of stagnation.”

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