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Three more retailers dump Ivanka Trump’s fashion line amid ‘lagging’ sales

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It’s not just First Lady Melania Trump who’s having trouble cashing in on Donald Trump’s presidency.

BuzzFeed notes that three more retailers have stopped selling the clothing line produced by First Daughter Ivanka Trump amid “lagging” sales of the brand.

Retailers Belk, Jet and ShopStyle have all stopped selling Trump’s fashion line this week, just days after retailers Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom announced that they would also stop carrying it.

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As BuzzFeed notes, there has been a concerted campaign called “Grab Your Wallet” to get retailers to stop selling Trump’s clothes, although Belk tells the publication that its decision to dump the brand was a financial one, not a political one.

“We continually review our assortment and the performance of the brands we carry,” a spokesperson explained. “And, we make adjustments as part of our normal course of business operations.”


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Large fires in Philadelphia — as police scramble to save City Hall

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Protests in the City of Brotherly Love resulted in multiple police cares being lit on fire as windows were broken in the town's iconic City Hall.

Anti-police violence protests have erupted across America following the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

Here are some of the scenes from the Philadelphia protests:

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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building

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Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:

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George Floyd’s brother tears up discussing condolence phone call from Trump: ‘It hurt me’

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The brother of George Floyd described the condolence phone call he received from President Donald Trump during a Saturday interview on MSNBC.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by the Rev. Al Sharpton on "Politics Nation."

While Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third degree murder, the other three officers involved in the killing remain free.

"They all need to be convicted of first degree murder and given the death penalty," Floyd said.

"What was the conversation with President Trump like?" Sharpton asked.

"It was so fast," Floyd replied.

"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak. It was hard, I was trying to talk to him, but he just kept like pushing me off, like 'I don't want to hear what you're talking about.' And I just told him I want justice. I said that I couldn't believe they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight."

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