Whereas her father may be known for his affinity for Diet Coke and fast food -- a habit Melania Trump has reportedly been trying to get him to kick -- Ivanka Trump's diet couldn't be more different.
The first daughter, who has been in the public eye long before Donald Trump entered the White House, has opened up about her dieting and exercise routines in the past. According to "Eat This," the first daughter used to eat "like a teenager…carbs three times a day usually in the form of pasta or pizza."
However, the 37-year-old kicked the carbs and bad habits when she became pregnant with her first child, Arabella, with husband Jared Kushner in 2011.
A Trump family member had a “personal” relationship with ex-British spy Christopher Steele years before he authored a controversial dossier detailing links between then-presidential contender Donald Trump and Russia, Steele told the Justice Department’s internal watchdog.
Steele said he was “favorably disposed” toward the Trump family — and not remotely biased against Trump — because of his relationship with that unidentified family member, according to the report by the Inspector General of the Justice Department.
Ivanka Trump has cast doubt on continuing in her advisory role in the administration if her father wins re-election next year.
Ivanka Trump, who is married to the wealthy property scion Jared Kushner, said on CBS’ Face the Nation that her decision to continue working in Donald Trump’s White House would be made with the interests of her three young children in mind.
“I am driven, first and foremost, by my kids and their happiness, so that is always going to be my top priority and my decisions will always be flexible enough to ensure that their needs are being considered,” Trump told the network. “They will really drive that answer for me.”
The 38-year-old former fashion designer said she was motivated by delivering “impact” in Washington, and offered a preference for “policy” over “politics” in areas such as criminal justice and childcare.
The first daughter has come under attack for acquiescing to her father’s most controversial policies, including family separation at the US-Mexico border.
Ivanka Trump did a rare non-Fox News interview with CBS for Sunday’s edition of Face the Nation. But given the way it obscured key facts, host Margaret Brennan’s approach to interviewing the president’s elder daughter and senior adviser would’ve fit right in on Fox & Friends.
The interview was mostly about a 12-week paid parental leave provision for federal workers that made it into the $738 billion 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) President Trump recently signed into law. That provision was included following a push from congressional Democrats who wanted something in return for the creation of the president’s much-hyped Space Force. Brennan, however, characterized Ivanka as the hero of the day.
“You worked to get Republicans on board ... how did you get the Republican caucus to support these things?” Brennan asked.
Giving Ivanka so much credit for the NDAA’s leave provision was questionable, but things got worse at the end of the interview when Brennan went to extreme lengths to portray her as a moderating force in her father’s White House.
On the topic of immigration, Brennan described Ivanka as “vocal in your opposition” to the inhumane family separation policy her father implemented in April 2018, noting that she described the policy as a “low point.” But Ivanka was not in fact “vocal” in opposition to the policy — in fact, the opposite is the case.
The man in charge of next week's giant CES tech expo has said that Ivanka Trump has done "great work" and will help it focus attendees' minds on job-related issues for the future.
A decision to offer the US president's daughter one of the show's "keynote" sessions has caused controversy.
Critics have said other women with more expertise have failed to be granted lower-profile slots at the trade show.
But Gary Shapiro told the BBC that he did not regret the decision.
"There's a lot of focus on jobs of the future, and certainly the keynote that I'll be doing with Ivanka Trump will be focusing on... how industry is working with government on this very important issue," he said.
He will interview Ms Trump - who serves as a jobs creation adviser to the president - when she appears on stage on Tuesday 7 January.
He declined, however, to say if her appearance had been his organisation's idea or if the White House had requested the address.
The president’s daughter said: “The arrogance, mocking accents and smug ridicule of this nation’s ‘real elites’ is disgusting.”
Amid backlash to the CNN clip and Ivanka’s Tuesday morning tweet, one of the CNN guests, Rick Wilson, a Republican consultant turned Trump critic and author, responded with characteristic force.
Wilson said in a message to the Guardian: “Her hypocrisy is breathtaking. She went to Chapin and never worked for anyone not called Daddy.”
Chapin is an exclusive all-girls school in Manhattan, which the first daughter attended before boarding at Choate Rosemary Hall in Connecticut. She joined the Trump Organization from college, appeared with her billionaire father on TV in The Apprentice and is now a senior White House adviser.
The CNN footage was broadcast on Saturday night but came to attention on Monday when an excerpt was tweeted by the media analyst Steve Krakauer.
In the footage, Wilson and the New York Times columnist Wajahat Ali joined Lemon to discuss secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s public clash with NPR over a reporter’s questions about Ukraine.