Trump’s childcare plan triples paid leave for US moms

Trump Unveils Child Care Reforms: ‘My Opponent Has No Child Care Plan’

by ALEX SWOYER13 Sep 2016Washington, DC

Donald Trump unveiled his child care plan in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night alongside his daughter Ivanka, who helped conceptualize the policy proposal.

“This is a reform of critical value and long overdue,” Ivanka stated as she introduced her father. “My father understands the needs of a modern workforce.”

“Raising children full time is one of the hardest jobs anyone can do,” she added, noting that policies must honor this reality. “This is not a woman issue, it’s a family issue. It’s an American issue.”

When Trump took the stage, he had several Republican congresswomen join him. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was one of them and she applauded Trump’s plan to address child care for families across America. “Focusing on the issues that affect working women is something vitally important,” Blackburn declared.

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