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Women tech leaders ‘insulted’ by Ivanka Trump keynote at annual Consumer Electronics Show

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First daughter Ivanka Trump’s experience in the tech industry is about on par with husband Jared Kushner’s experience in bringing peace to the Middle East.

Because of this, many women in tech are fuming after the Consumer Electronics Show named Ivanka one of its keynote speakers at its annual show in Las Vegas this coming January.

As The Guardian reports, CES has been taking criticism for giving Trump, who has never worked in technology, a prime speaking slot at one of the industry’s largest annual trade shows.

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Cindy Chin, CEO of the consultancy CLC Advisors, criticized the decision to make Ivanka a headlining CES speaker by pointing out all the women in the industry who actually know something about technology.

“There needs to be more systematic representation of speakers across the board and not just for keynotes,” she told the publication. “It would be better if the background of the keynote speaker actually fit the industry it is serving and inspirational rather than talking heads and political.”

Other women in tech had similar takes.

Programmer Brianna Wu, who is now a Democratic candidate for Congress in Massachusetts, wrote that Ivanka’s CES appearance might make this year’s show even worse than last year’s, which focused primarily on connected toilets.

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Kimberly Bryant, the founder of tech education advocacy group Black Girls Code, speculated that Ivanka is just trying to clean up her image ahead of announcing her own run for political office.

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And cybersecurity expert Chey Cobb simply wrote that CES “may have stepped in steaming pile of poo here” with its Ivanka invite.

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Andrew Cuomo rips Trump like never before: ‘This was the worst government blunder in modern history’

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) on Monday accused President Donald Trump of presiding over "the worse government blunder in modern history."

At his daily COVID-19 briefing, Cuomo said that it was time for the president to hit the "reset button" on his handling of the pandemic.

"If we don't tell the truth on the reset, COVID will never end," the New York governor explained. "It will ricochet across the country. It will just bounce back and forth."

"This was a colossal blunder -- how COVID was handled by this federal government," he continued. "Shame on all of you. Six months, lives lost. Hit the reset button, yes."

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Trump snaps at Jim Acosta for reminding him of coronavirus death toll: ‘Fake news CNN’

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President Donald Trump on Monday snapped at CNN's Jim Acosta when he reminded the president that the novel coronavirus so far has killed 155,000 Americans.

During a question-and-answer session with reporters, the president boasted that the United States had done an "amazing" job at handling the COVID-19 pandemic, at which point Acosta interrupted him and tried to ask him about the 155,000 people who have died from the disease in just five months.

"The U.S. has so many deaths," Acosta said.

"Hold it!" Trump replied.

"So many countries around the world..."

"Fake news CNN," he said. "Hold it. We have done a great job in this country. We haven't been given enough -- not me, Vice President Pence, the task force -- have not been given the kind of credit."

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COVID-19 obituary blames Republicans for Texas man’s untimely end: ‘They blame his death on Trump’

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One family in Texas recently used their loved one’s obituary to criticize President Donald Trump and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for allowing “needless” COVID-19 deaths.

David W. Nagy died alone in a hospital bed, leaving behind his "inconsolable wife."

"He suffered greatly from the ravages of the COVID-19 virus and the separation from his much loved family who were not allowed at his bedside," the obituary says.

"Family members believe David's death was needless," the obituary continues. "They blame his death and the deaths of all of the other innocent people, on Trump, Abbott and all the other politicians who did not take this pandemic seriously and were more concerned with their popularity and votes than lives."

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