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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jacinda Ardern, who became New Zealand's prime minister in October, attracted international attention when she denounced television interviewers who had asked whether she planned to have children if elected. Ardern, 37, told a television presenter that it was "unacceptable" for women in the workplace to have to answer that question. On Thursday, Ardern announced that she was expecting her first child, due in June. She said her partner, Clarke Gayford, the host of a television show about fishing, would take a leave from his job after the birth to become a stay-at-home parent.

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Ardern said she planned to work right up until she gives birth and would then take six weeks of parental leave. During that time, she said, the deputy prime minister, Winston Peters, will assume her duties.

After that, Ardern added, she planned to return to "full duties," with Gayford traveling with her and their child as often as possible.

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Who cares?

#1 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-01-19 03:10 PM | Reply

Trump's fault!

-The DR Left

#2 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-01-19 03:18 PM | Reply

Wow, a woman has gotten pregnant - stop the presses!

#3 | Posted by MSgt at 2018-01-19 03:20 PM | Reply

Ha ha! Let's not mention this one, eh boys?

#4 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-01-19 04:42 PM | Reply

"Trump's fault!"

She doesn't look like Ivanka. She's not Trump's type.

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-01-19 05:06 PM | Reply

She's very much Trump's type. He would hire her.

#6 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-01-19 05:09 PM | Reply

And they're not married why?

#7 | Posted by Tor at 2018-01-19 05:10 PM | Reply

Trump's fault!
#2 | POSTED BY RIGHTOCENTER

Impossible; he's impotent.

#8 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-01-19 07:35 PM | Reply

I hope trump doesn't find out she's pregnant. He's opposed to childbirth, ya know.

#9 | Posted by kudzu at 2018-01-20 02:32 PM | Reply

She said her partner, Clarke Gayford, the host of a television show about fishing, would take a leave from his job after the birth to become a stay-at-home parent.

Clark should be out banging porn stars by now. Sad.

~ Dolt 45 ~

#10 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2018-01-20 04:37 PM | Reply

There are so many parts of this story which would be unfortunately highly scandalous to happen in the US political ecosystem: an unwed politician being president, a president being pregnant, a president taking a "leave of absence for family," etc. Good for NZ being a fantastic country wherein this type of situation could occur.

#11 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2018-01-22 10:24 AM | Reply

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