Jackie NorthamJackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, politics, and life across the globe.
Then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (center) and his family prepare to cut the ribbon at the new Trump International Hotel on Oct. 26, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
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Ivanka Trump sits with her husband, Jared Kushner, at the April 6 dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping at President Trump's estate in Florida. The same day, China granted the president's daughter potentially lucrative trademark rights.
The General Services Administration says President Trump is legally entitled to hold a lease for a hotel in a federal government-owned building, regardless of what critics say.
Ivanka Trump arrives for a joint news conference between President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House earlier this month. Ethics experts say that Ivanka Trump's dual role as a business owner and West Wing staffer raises questions about conflicts of interest. Ivanka says she will comply voluntarily with ethics rules.
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