Proving once again that she can hold her own, Ivanka Trump briefly filled in for her father at a G20 meeting.
This, of course, has the Libtards up in a panic, claiming nepotism, but the truth is nothing of the sort.
President Trump was seated in the meeting but had to leave momentarily. When he stepped out, Ivanka left her seat in the back of the room to take his place momentarily. It apparently was a common practice followed by other leaders as well when they had to leave momentarily.
Love Ivanka! Beautiful, smart, classy, strong!
Here is more of the breaking story, from Yahoo News / AFP:
For a moment at the G20 summit on Saturday the United States was represented by another Trump, when the president’s daughter Ivanka took a seat at the table of world leaders.
The 35-year-old former fashion model sat around the table with Xi Jinping, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Angela Merkel and Theresa May, diplomats and the White House confirmed.
The incident fuelled long-standing allegations of nepotism against the US leader, who has put family members in top White House positions.
A White House official told AFP that Ivanka had been at the back of the room but “briefly joined the main table when the president had to step out.”
That occurred when “the president of the World Bank started talking as the topic involved areas such as African development — areas that will benefit from the facility just announced by the World Bank.”
The official emphasised that “when other leaders stepped out, their seats were also briefly filled by others.”
But Trump’s already vociferous detractors were enraged.
Historian Anne Applebaum took to Twitter to denounce what she described “an unelected, unqualified, unprepared New York socialite” being seen as “the best person to represent American national interests.”
Earlier in the day Trump waxed lyrical about his daughter before a bevy of world leaders, gathered to boost a fund to encourage female entrepreneurs.
“I’m very proud of my daughter, Ivanka — always have been, from day one — I had to tell you that, from day one.”
“She’s always been great,” he said. “A champion. She’s a champion.”