White House Defends Ivanka Trump Brand At Some Point Of ‘Made In The Us’ Week

Story highlights It’s “Made in America Week” at the White HouseIvanka Trump brand products are made overseasWashington (CNN) The White House kicked off “Made in America Week” on Monday and it didn’t take long for the administration to come under fire for criticism that products made by President Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump’s eponymous brands are made elsewhere.
The first daughter, who serves as a White House adviser, took a formal leave of absence from the brand in January, but kept her ownership stake and moved the assets into a trust.
The President transferred his business holdings into a trust run by his sons, and did not sell his stake.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that while President Donald Trump is looking to create an environment to make more products domestically through tax and regulatory reform, he conceded that “Made in America” may not be achievable for all industries.
The beautiful thing about a capitalistic society is if there’s enough of a demand for it, it will happen,” Spicer told reporters during a press briefing.

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