Ivanka Trump, senior adviser to the president, attended the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, alongside her father; however, that wasn’t the unusual part. Ivanka Trump has been quoted in the past saying “you know, I try to stay out of politics,” which makes her actions at the G20 summit, not to mention her role as presidential adviser, a little questionable.
In what was a strange move from Ivanka on Saturday, she took over her fathers seat at the summit of world leaders, for a few moments. While Ivanka is an adviser to the president, if the president needs to step away for whatever reason his chair would be covered by a more high ranking official.
During her brief time in Trump’s seat, Ivanka did not seem to contribute in any major way to the session in lieu of her fathers absence, which was revolving around African migration and health.
Users on Twitter were just as puzzled by Ivanka’s sudden overtaking of her fathers seat at the summit.
Ivanka fills in for her dad beside Xi Jinping. To me, it feels banana-republicky for the US to be represented by an inexperienced daughter. https://t.co/lDDlyCeFp9
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) July 8, 2017
Having Princess Ivanka represent US at G20 table a slap in face to other G20 leaders, other top admin officials, American people. Grotesque.
— David Rothkopf (@djrothkopf) July 8, 2017
@IvankaTrump has no credentials to be in that room, let alone "sit at the table." No surprise she's getting a good stiff ignoring. Disgrace.
— Catriona (@Pufferaground) July 8, 2017
Wonder how that 'trying to stay out of politics' thing is going for her?
— Michele Manion (@Mickee7) July 8, 2017
Insanity on a monumental scale. Impeach them both. No one voted for a child, the one sitting or the one missing!
— Meagan Fallone (@barefootmfc) July 8, 2017
Keeping seat warm for daddy. Is she sitting on phone books to make her look like a big girl?
— DoubleThink (@SoCalUrroz) July 8, 2017
Well Donald is actually how much more qualified?! And maybe Ivanka is a little less sociopathic? I'd say it's a wash.
— AntiNarcopathyPharmD (@narceducator) July 8, 2017
Could be worse. Could have been Uday or Qusay. pic.twitter.com/fa3H94UQIJ
— Covfefe-a-Lago (@MichellesDude) July 8, 2017
No one who isn't either elected or Senate confirmed should be representing the US
— A Man (@nffc65) July 8, 2017
i don't get why she is even there, did any of the other leaders bring their kids?
— Corinne Mazzola (@ArtAngelFM) July 8, 2017
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