Ivanka Trump did not fall far from the hellion tree. As Donald Trump’s favorite child, she learned the family business at her father’s knee, and she has done daddy’s work ever since she was a young woman. It was not a pretty story.
The New York Daily News captured her happy self as Ivanka appeared during her recent trip as the president’s stand-in. Never mind that protesting Palestinians were dying from Israeli gunfire as she gave her speech, there were smiles and applause all around.
The troops murdered at least 58 Palestinians and caused over 2,700 casualties, according to The Los Angeles Times. They were demonstrating against the claim that Jerusalem belonged to Israel.
Palestine had every right to protest. Israel usurped Palestinians’ lands when the U.S. government formed it during President Dwight Eisenhower’s tenure.
Since then, Israel has continued to encroach upon Palestinian lands by building Israeli homes there. In addition, Palestine rightfully owns a portion of Jerusalem.
There are three major religions that claimed Jerusalem as their religious center. These include all the ones that descended from the Biblical Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The primary religion of Palestinians is Islam.
How could the president’s eldest daughter smile as people were dying around her? She has operated within the Trump Organization at the right-hand of her father and often served as his point woman on international projects.
Take Brazilian Alexandre Ventura Nogueira, who ran a limousine business for the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, Panama. This was the president’s first venture beyond U.S. borders.
Ivanka was in charge of her father’s company’s Panama development. She helped the young man get the lead development broker position, and he brought in one-third to one-half of the advance sales.
Nogueira also did business with a Russian investor in the project. This investor was jailed on kidnapping and threatening to kill charges.
Meanwhile, Panama arrested the Brazilian for fraud and forgery. Some legal experts question whether the Trumps did a background check on Nogueira’s income. If not, they may have had some liability.
When she was just 25, Felix Sater toured Moscow with Ivanka. He was once convicted of a $40 million fraud scheme managed by the Russian mafia.
Ivanka worked with the Soviet-born businessman Tamir Sapir. He was convicted of a racketeering conspiracy with the Gambino crime family.
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