Ivanka trump is changing the course in the next few days will be a civil servant, said the official representative of the White house. The eldest daughter of President Donald trump will be unpaid staff member working in the West wing.
"I've heard about some of the issues related to advising the President in my personal capacity, voluntary adherence to all rules of ethics, and instead I'm going to be unpaid employee in the office of the White house, subject to all the same rules as other Federal officer," the statement reads. "Throughout this process, I work closely and worked diligently with White house lawyer and my personal lawyer, to discuss the unprecedented nature of my role."
Now Ivanka trump is a "Advisor" of the President and will submit its form 278, which means that it is legally tied to the rules of ethics. Not signed in a White house statement said: "We are pleased that Ivanka trump chose this step in her unprecedented role of the first daughter and in support of the President."
Lawyer trump Jamie S. Gorelik said: "the Decision of Ivanka reflects its commitment to Federal ethical standards, and its openness to opposing points of view. Rules that she intended to voluntarily comply ". Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka, and a top aide to trump, also serves the White house as an unpaid public servant.
The news about the new title Ivanka trump was first published by The New York Times.
White house spokesman confirmed last week that after several months in Washington trump has officially moved into the office in the West wing and received top secret clearance for safety. She will also receive communication devices provided by the government, one official.
The rise of Ivanka trump prompted critics to draw attention to the potential violation of the law on nepotism, adopted in 1967, which States that no government official - from the President to the head of the lower-level Federal Agency may not hire or promote a relative.
But the law States that any assigned employee, recognized conflict with the law, "is not entitled to wages" from the Federal government that appeared to give a trump and Kushner the opportunity to refuse the salary, while continuing to serve the administration.
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