Trump Unveils Child Care Reforms: ‘My Opponent Has No Child Care Plan’

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Donald Trump unveiled his child care plan in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night alongside his daughter Ivanka, who helped conceptualize the policy proposal. “This is a reform of critical value and long overdue,” Ivanka stated as she introduced her father. “My father understands the needs of a modern workforce.” “Raising children full time is one of the hardest jobs anyone can do,” she added, noting that policies must honor this reality. “This is not a woman issue, it’s a family issue. It’s an American issue.” When Trump took the stage, he had several Republican congresswomen join him. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was one of them and she applauded Trump’s plan to address child care for families across America. “Focusing on the issues that affect working women is something vitally important,” Blackburn declared. Trump said his plan will bring relief to working and middle class families. He also took a jab at his rival Hillary Clinton. “My opponent has no child care plan,” Trump said, saying Clinton is “all talk, no action.” As of Tuesday evening, Clinton’s webpage listing her policy proposals does not include one for child care. The Trump campaign detailed key proposals in his child care plan in a press release Tuesday evening, highlighting four specific proposals from the plan: