Saturday 18 November 2017

By intervening in Ivanka's business dealings, Trump is inviting corruption

Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump

Jennifer Rubin

In response to the US president's unprecedented attack on a company declining to do business with a family member, Nordstrom answered Donald Trump's accusation that it was treating Ivanka Trump unfairly.

"To reiterate what we've already shared when asked, we made this decision based on performance," the company said in a statement.

"Over the past year, and particularly in the last half of 2016, sales of the brand have steadily declined to the point where it didn't make good business sense for us to continue with the line for now."

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