Trump may be retreating on his proposed vaping ban

The president may be walking back his proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, according to reports.
1:27 | 11/18/19

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there are reports that president trump may be walking back his proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, a cause the first lady and his daughter ivanka pushed had him to ache -- take action on. Reporter: It really needed president trump's signoff. He seemed like he was on the verge of doing just that, just a couple of months ago here in the oval office he promised that his administration would take tough action. Take a listen. Not only is it a problem overall but a really specific one with respect to children. We're getting some stories that we don't want to hear and we may very well have to do something very, very strong about it. Reporter: Well, federal regulators cleared the move, Mintz cigarettes were off the market within 30 day, it was you mentioned the first lady and ivanka was lobbying hard on it. It became divisive, what we're hearing from sources in the some believed it would be a way to win back that crucial voting bloc of suburban women particularly. Other advisers said that this was going to hurt his base and the president was worried about losing jobs related to this ban. Right now sources here in the white house are telling us, though, this discussion is still very much ongoing so we shall see. We know you'll keep us updated. Robin.

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