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Ivanka Champions Equal Pay for Women, Child Care

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By    |   Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 11:47 PM

Donald Trump's eldest daughter introduced two progressive issues her father hasn't championed on the campaign trail: equal pay for women and making childcare more widely accessible.

"He will fight for equal pay, equal work, and I will fight for this too, right alongside of him," Ivanka Trump said in remarks introducing the GOP presidential nominee at the Republican National Convention Thursday night.

"This has long been the philosophy of the Trump Organization...Women are paid equally for the work that they do and when a woman becomes a mother she is supported, not shut out," she said, vowing that her father would fight to end the "injustice" of working mothers who can’t afford childcare.

"As president, my father will change the labor laws that were put in place at a time when women were up a significant portion of the workforce," she said. "He will focus on making quality child care affordable and accessible for all."

ABC News political director Rick Klein tweeted: 

Her remarks drew some raised eyebrows among anti-Trump conservatives, however, including including Commentary magazine editor Noah Rothman.



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