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Cummings: Ivanka Trump not preserving all official email

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In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, Ivanka Trump stands before President Donald Trump signs a memorandum to expand access to STEM, science technology engineering and math, education, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration on Monday proposed new limits on federal student loans taken out by parents and graduate students as part of a broader plan to curb the cost of college. White House officials included the plan in a list of suggested changes to the Higher Education Act, a sweeping federal law that governs student lending and is in the process of getting its first overhaul from Congress in more than a decade. Ivanka Trump, the daughter and adviser of President Donald Trump, unveiled the plan at a meeting of the National Council for the American Worker, an advisory group created last July that Ivanka helps lead.
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House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during the House Oversight Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 14, 2019.

WASHINGTON — A top House Democrat says Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, says in a letter that Trump’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, informed the committee late last year that she doesn’t preserve official email she receives in her personal account if she doesn’t respond to it.

Cummings says that appears to violate the Presidential Records Act.

The Maryland Democrat also says Lowell confirmed that her husband, Jared Kushner, uses the messaging application WhatsApp to conduct official U.S. government business.

CNN reported last year that Kushner was communicating with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman using the application.

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