No other world leader had a family member with them at the G20, but Ivanka Trump was running around, flailing her arms, and trying to seem important.
Ivanka Trump appears to be trying to get involved in a talk among Macron, May, Trudeau and Lagarde (IMF head).
The video is released by French Presidential palace. pic.twitter.com/TJ0LULCzyQ
— Parham Ghobadi (@ParhamGhobadi) June 29, 2019
The world leaders looked clearly annoyed as Ivanka horned in, started waving her arms around and saying, yeah over and over again.
AOC pointed out that being someone’s daughter is not a career:
It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification.
It hurts our diplomatic standing when the President phones it in & the world moves on.
The US needs our President working the G20. Bringing a qualified diplomat couldn’t hurt either. https://t.co/KCZMXJ8FD9
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 30, 2019
Michael McFaul tweeted:
I hope Americans will not forget how absolutely bizarre it is to have the daughter of a president (1) work at the WH (2) attend G20 summits and bilat meetings with world leaders and (3) give these content-free readouts. https://t.co/aCJ1DogygP
— Michael McFaul (@McFaul) June 30, 2019
Trump is setting his kids up for more corruption and profit
Many have asked why was Ivanka Trump there? The answer is that she was there because Donald Trump has used the president to place his daughter and son in law in a position to use their status as members of the administration to financially profit.
Ivanka Trump should be mocked by the world. She had nothing to add to the conversation that she made herself a part of, but she wanted to look like she was a player on the world stage, so she tried to fake it.
It didn’t work. The world saw her, and now they are laughing.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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