Updated Aug 2, 2018 - Economy

Ivanka on paid family leave: "Not in this Congress"

Ivanka Trump and Mike Allen

Photo: Chuck Kennedy/Axios

White House adviser Ivanka Trump told Axios' Mike Allen on Thursday that paid family leave is an issue that will require bipartisan compromise in Congress to pass — and, therefore, will not happen during this session.

"We're still at zero weeks of paid leave. We're the only country in the developed world that that's true of. ... The president has called for maternity and paternity and adoptive leave and we're working to make that happen."

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