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Ethics Concerns Raised after Kellyanne Conway Suggested Viewers to Buy Ivanka Trump’s Merchandise

The controversy occurred when Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, said on-air that people should buy Ivanka Trump’s merchandise [1]. The suggestion came after Nordstrom said it would drop Ivanka Trump’s merchandise from their stores, but it could violate ethics laws as government officials should not endorse buying merchandise.