Access, Influence and Pardons: How a Set of Allies Shaped Trump’s Choices

A loose collection of well-connected groups and individuals led by a pair of Orthodox Jewish organizations had striking success in winning clemency for white-collar criminals during the Trump presidency.

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Trump Taxes: Here’s What’s Next in the Manhattan D.A.’s Investigation

A Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for prosecutors to begin combing through Mr. Trump’s financial records.

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Marco Rubio Deserves Ivanka Trump

Will the senator’s sycophancy and shape-shifting come to naught?

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He Was Convicted in a Police Officer’s Murder. Trump Gave Him Clemency.

Jaime A. Davidson was in prison for nearly 30 years for one of upstate New York’s most notorious crimes. Political connections appear to have set him free.

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Trump Grants Clemency to Man Convicted in Syracuse Police Officer’s Murder

Jaime A. Davidson was in prison for nearly 30 years for one of upstate New York’s most notorious crimes. Political connections appear to have set him free.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Running for Office. Will Other Trump Allies Follow?

The names of Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and others have been floated as potential political candidates. Here’s what we know about the chances they could run and their considerations.

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A Visual History of the Trump Administration

Four years of hard-core branding, soap opera chic and designer trolling are coming to an end. What have we learned? A look back in gilt.

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Senate Candidates Duel in Georgia Race as GOP Voters’ Anger Persists Over Presidential Election

As the state’s Republican senators rallied with Ivanka Trump, and their Democratic challengers welcomed Kamala Harris, conservative voters were focused on the president’s election loss.

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Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance brokerage, in the latest indication that he still faces the potential threat of criminal charges once he leaves office.

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As His Term Ends, Trump Faces More Questions on Payments to His Hotel

A civil case being pursued by the attorney general for the District of Columbia has brought renewed attention to what limits there should be on a president’s ability to profit from the office.

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Ivanka and Jared Look for a New Beginning As Their D.C. Days Dwindle

The end of President Trump’s time in office leaves his daughter Ivanka Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as well-to-do refugees — but they appear to have plans in New Jersey.

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Will Manhattan’s Elite Really Spurn Ivanka and Jared (and Their Money)?

The dispiriting truth of New York City: You can always eat lunch in this town again.

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Trump Tax Write-Offs Are Ensnared in 2 New York Fraud Investigations

Inquiries into the president and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, are now looking at tax deductions taken on consulting fees. Some of the payments appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump.

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Was It Worth It, Jared and Ivanka?

The glossiest grifters become Vuitton vagabonds.

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Times Square Billboards With Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Stir Skirmish

The couple’s lawyer threatens to sue over scathing billboards that were put up by an anti-Trump group, the Lincoln Project.

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While Her Father Rails Against ‘Idiot’ Scientists, Ivanka Trump Talks Ice Cream

The first daughter is trying to woo the white suburban female voters who have become her father’s demographic kryptonite.

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‘We’re Here and They’re Not’

Could Trump and his convention have been more puerile?

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The Princess vs. the Portrait in Trumpworld

The first family serves up a malarkey buffet.

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About Melania Trump’s Lime Green Dress and Ivanka Trump in Black

The president’s speech at the Republican National Convention was a model of pomp and circumstance.

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Republican Convention: Best and Worst Moments From Trump’s Big Night

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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Is There Nothing Donald Trump Won’t Say?

Shamelessness meets illogic in a memorable (and endless) speech.

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Instead of Evolving as President, Trump Has Bent the Job to His Will

In a 40-minute phone call this week, Mr. Trump struggled to describe how he has changed in office. “I think I’ve just become more guarded than I was four years ago,” he said.

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Is Ivanka Trump Going to Change Anyone’s Mind?

Four years ago, the would-be first daughter was seen by some to have the power to persuade moderate women voters and to rein in her own father’s impulses. A lot is different now.

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President Trump, Ivanka Trump, Dana White to Speak During R.N.C.’s Final Night

On the final night of the Republican National Convention, President Trump will deliver his acceptance speech from the White House’s South Lawn. He’s expected to deliver a blistering denunciation of his rival, Joe Biden.

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Deutsche Bank Opens Review Into Personal Banker to Trump and Kushner

The bank will examine a 2013 transaction between the banker, Rosemary Vrablic, and a company part-owned by Jared Kushner.

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Report Income of at Least $36 Million in 2019

The couple’s investments, mostly in real estate, were worth at least $204 million and as much as $783 million.

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Trump’s White House Grows Bolder in Flouting Ethical Norms

The outcry over a photograph of Ivanka Trump with a can of Goya beans reveals how the president and his aides continue to disregard traditional boundaries between the official and the political.

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Late Night Thinks the Trumps Are Full of Beans

Ivanka Trump posed with a can of Goya beans after the company’s president praised her father. “Sadly, after Ivanka tweeted in Spanish, Trump immediately had her deported,” said Jimmy Fallon.

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Ivanka Trump Blames ‘Cancel Culture’ After College Pulls Her Commencement Speech

Wichita State University Tech rescinded Ms. Trump’s invitation after students and faculty members condemned the Trump administration’s response to protests.

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We’ve Got Way Too Many Trumps

The next generation’s terrible trio, and two we’ll leave alone.

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Tesla Owners Try to Make Sense of Elon Musk’s ‘Red Pill’ Moment

A liberal status symbol now has a founder who is moving to the right.

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Ivanka Trump, Disregarding Federal Guidelines, Travels to N.J. for Passover

Ms. Trump herself has not followed the federal guidelines advising against discretionary travel, leaving Washington for another one of her family’s homes.

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