Ivanka and Donald Trump’s child care and maternity plan “offers new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave, tax deductions for stay-at-home parents, and dependent care savings accounts for families. America is the only industrialized country in the world that does not offer federally mandated family leave, and" the "proposal is a significant shift from the traditional Republican stance against mandating paid leave.” - Prachi Gupta/Cosmopolitan (9/14/16)
L' chaim Ivanka --
Try for twelve weeks...
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