A report from the Government Accountability Office found that Ivanka Trump’s women empowerment initiative was not properly tracking the funds and could not even determine what a company was owned by women.
The report said, “USAID has not developed a process to aid regulatory compliance to target MSME resources to activities that reach the very poor and to small and medium-sized business resources to reach businesses that owned, administered and controlled by women. We have identified three key gaps that affect USAID’s ability to develop such a process. First, USAID did not determine the total funding subject to targeting requirements. Second, while USAID has programs to help the poor, it cannot determine the amount of funding that will reach this group. Third, while USAID has MSME activities that benefit women, it has not defined companies owned, managed and controlled by women, and does not collect data by company size. “
Ivanka Trump spent years in the White House claiming she was tracking the spending and the efficient use of funds.
She was not.
Trump didn’t even know how much money was going to poor women or whether the companies that were receiving aid were minority owned.
One of the benefits of Joe Biden winning the presidency is that the American people can now discover how deep Trump’s corruption, incompetence, and ineptitude has gone.
Ivanka Trump’s favorite project, like anything else touching the Trump family, was a poorly managed scam.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
Awards and professional memberships
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Political Science Association