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´Who voted for her?´ Now Ivanka Trump takes
over for her dad and sits in his place
at the G20 – and the president´s
critics are hopping mad

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko and Wires

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/8/2017 11:22:24 AM

e-mail 52 View comments Ivanka Trump turned heads on Saturday at the G20 summit by temporarily taking a seat at the big-kids´ table when her father, President Donald Trump, stepped out for a bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. A White House official told DailyMail.com that the younger Trump´s fill-in role was nothing out of the ordinary. UK Prime Minister Theresa May was seen leaving the G20 meeting room at one point, a source with knowledge of the summit´s goings-on said, and her place was briefly taken by an aide. But when the 35-year-old former fashion executive sat at the table with Xi Jinping, Recep

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 7/8/2017 11:29:30 AM     (No. 11312378)

The President´s critics are butt-hurt little snowflakes who are always hopping mad about something. Who cares?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dman, 7/8/2017 11:34:50 AM     (No. 11312386)

I am not particularly a fan of Ivanka and Jared and have posted several times that their influence should be in private, not in any public or WH position. Nepotism - or even the appearance of it - has no place in American politics. That includes the Trump Administration.

That said: the critics will howl at anything - even this "nothingburger". What, pray tell, did Ivanka "negotiate" with President Xi?

Screw the critics.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Texastealady, 7/8/2017 11:41:50 AM     (No. 11312394)

I personally think he´s going too far with this. She is NOT qualified (in my opinion) to sit with world leaders in his place as leader of the free world!

She´s pretty, skinny, sweet, adorable, a good executive (in the fashion industry - hardly world affairs) and smart...maybe brilliant!
But there are plenty of top notch aides, generals & others more qualified to sit with the "big" guys. Kind of insulting to them I would imagine.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel, 7/8/2017 11:44:01 AM     (No. 11312399)

Yawn, she speaks Mandarin (or tries). I consider this a brief commercial break with Xi while PT negotiates a deal to keep Obozo on one of Indonesia´s islands.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/8/2017 11:48:32 AM     (No. 11312403)

Theresa May can leave an aide in her seat, but the critics (Charles Blow?) can go postal about Ivanka.

Look at the names of those pitching this fit. No one I’d want to jump into a pool with.

The topic of the moment was something she is involved with. Somewhat different from plunking an aide down to keep track as May did.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/8/2017 11:52:22 AM     (No. 11312413)

FTA:

The official said that when Ivanka stepped up, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim had begun to talk about ´areas such as African development – areas that will benefit from the facility just announced by the World Bank.´

That facility, a women´s entrepreneurship empowerment fund, was spearheaded by Ivanka and has grown to $300 million with the help of a $50 million U.S. donation.


She’d been in the room as a spectator.

Can anyone tell me how long the President was away, with her in his place? (crickets)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/8/2017 11:56:20 AM     (No. 11312419)

I misspoke. Ivanka was in the room as part of his delegation. From another article about this brief occurrence:

At a news conference later, Merkel - the host leader of the G-20 in Hamburg - said it’s up to the individual nations who represents them. "The delegations themselves decide, should the president not be present for a meeting, who will then take over and sit in the chair," Merkel said. "Ivanka Trump was part and parcel of the American delegation so that is something that other delegations also do. It’s very well known that she works at the White House and is also engaged in certain initiatives.”

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-08/ivanka-trump-sits-in-for-her-father-at-g-20-meeting-table

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Reply 8 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/8/2017 12:10:10 PM     (No. 11312440)

and if you read the entire article you learn that at least on one occasion Hillary sat in for Bill at one of the G20 meetings.

These "critics" will and can latch on to anything, real or perceived. So what. As if their opinion matters to anyone with working brain cells...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Harlowe, 7/8/2017 12:15:46 PM     (No. 11312447)

Ivanka Trump Kushner understands her father better than anyone else he could ask to take his seat so she would be the most trustworthy individual to comprehend the goings-on and fully communicate them to her father. Nepotism be darned in some situations and this is one of them. President Trump is contending with serious leaks damaging his reputation, agenda, efforts, and national security; at the same time, he is being backstabbed by individuals in Congress and the mainstream media all hellbent in destroying him at any cost. He trusts Ivanka.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bubby, 7/8/2017 12:16:42 PM     (No. 11312448)

These so-called "world leaders" are all for the fraud and scam call the Paris Accord, for open borders, man made global warming or man made climate change. little to no military spending for self defense and all the other leftist/progressive drivel. I couldn´t care if President Trump sent his dog to sit in his place that´s how little respect I have for these "world leaders" who all fawned over obama! They can change it to the G19 leave us out for all I care!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dwa, 7/8/2017 12:23:04 PM     (No. 11312451)

These people yell "wolf" so often that they don´t deserve to have anyone pay attention to them -- and most often, they are proven to be wrong. I also seem to remember that Michelle Obama represented the US on several trips and she was not elected. So what the heck is the difference.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: franq, 7/8/2017 12:28:02 PM     (No. 11312454)

I like your style, #10.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: cjohn2979, 7/8/2017 12:40:09 PM     (No. 11312461)

When Hillary Clinton was called a "co-president" and put in charge of one sixth of our economy not one democrat whined about who voter for her.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: starboard, 7/8/2017 12:45:15 PM     (No. 11312466)

Why Ivanka? Because he trusts her.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/8/2017 1:08:54 PM     (No. 11312480)

Excuse additional post, but this has to burn up those who have gone public with their critical remarks. Like that great patriot Charles Blow.

The BBC confirmed that Ivanka did, in fact, take her father´s seat briefly while he met with the Indonesian leader — and while it was noted that a high-ranking official would be a more traditional choice, it appeared that Ivanka simply sat and listened during her time at the main table.
If the reactions of other world leaders attending G-20 are any indication, however, they appear to have already accepted Ivanka as one of their own.


Ivanka Trump Sat in for Her Presidential Dad at G-20 Meeting of World Leaders — Their Reaction Was Priceless

http://ijr.com/the-declaration/2017/07/915337-ivanka-trump-sat-presidential-dad-g-20-meeting-world-leaders-reaction-priceless/

Great photos tell the story.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 7/8/2017 1:21:57 PM     (No. 11312496)

Hahaha, it shows what he thinks of that whole "process" to put a rank amateur in place of some "foggy bottom", college professor, revolving-door bureaucrat.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Corndoggies, 7/8/2017 1:28:59 PM     (No. 11312503)

This may be a strategic move. Ivanka is much admired in China and seemed to charm the Chinese president and his wife during their visit to the US. Who really knows, POTUS is several chess moves ahead of the press

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Reply 18 - Posted by: subal, 7/8/2017 1:44:26 PM     (No. 11312517)

FTA: "Who voted for her?"
The same people who voted to have Sasquatch change school lunchs!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: tnteacher, 7/8/2017 1:51:31 PM     (No. 11312520)

Naw.... I think they´re still asking "who voted for HIM?" Certainly not them.

Their panties are always in a wad and nobody cares.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Lucky5, 7/8/2017 3:19:51 PM     (No. 11312574)

#15- Great photos, thanks for the link.
Has anyone actually ever watched her interviewed? She is very charming and very sensible and down to earth. When PT was running I watched about 6 late night interviews with her that spanned over a decade and I was very impressed.
I think most people have never bothered to even listen to her speak.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 7/8/2017 3:37:23 PM     (No. 11312585)

First woman president

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Reply 22 - Posted by: tangles, 7/8/2017 4:45:32 PM     (No. 11312640)

St. Hillary and the Blessed Bill took their kid on foreign meetings while they were playing Big Arkansas. She even got to be in on the Israeli peace talks. They were scheduled while she was on break from school.

How nice is it to have a President that has his own $ and doesn´t steal ours! Very.



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Reply 23 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/8/2017 4:45:39 PM     (No. 11312642)

So, what votes did she make? What comments did she make. What arguments did she make? Who was convinced to change their votes or to take new positions on any world affairs? So, all she did was sit there and observe? How awful.

What a total bunch of whiners the President´s critics are. Huge nothing-burger.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/8/2017 4:49:40 PM     (No. 11312647)

Re #23, right, and how long is “briefly”?

She is not some teenager. More mature, more experienced than Caroline Kennedy still dreams of being. Real world experience. And all she did was sit there. And listen.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 7/8/2017 4:58:27 PM     (No. 11312656)

Seems to me that they would welcome her.

She is a lot more like them than her father is.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/8/2017 5:13:26 PM     (No. 11312670)

Where were the media critics when FLOTUS Clinton was secretly trying to get her lead balloon healthcare plan off the ground?



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Reply 27 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/8/2017 5:15:50 PM     (No. 11312672)

I know Ivanka is on the NYC liberal side, but I would say she knows more about economics and how the real world operates than the rest of the leaders there combined. Especially Germany and France.

If they want to get mad, how about aiming the fury at those who actually caused this. The GOPE leadership in congress. She wasn´t officially hired as staff until Lyin´ Ryan tried to put one over on Trump and publicly humiliate him.

Trump is entitled to have people he can trust around him. He has mentored his daughter her entire life. The apple didn´t fall far from the tree with her.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/8/2017 5:18:45 PM     (No. 11312676)

The Donald´s critics are hopping mad? Let´s take a stroll down memory lane:

"I´m not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president."

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton
The Duchess of Horndog


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Reply 29 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/8/2017 5:33:17 PM     (No. 11312685)

Only one person in the US delegation was elected, the President, all the others have been appointed by the President. Since the President can´t be in two places at the same time, he was attending a bilateral meeting, the President apparently designated Ivanka to substitute for him at the general G-20 meeting. Ivanka is a high level presidential aide appointed by President. Selecting Ivanka was the President´s call. End of story.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter, 7/8/2017 5:47:58 PM     (No. 11312696)

Trump is sending a message. G20? Yea...nice little meeting...have my daughter fill in. I´m the leader of the free world. No time for these Globalist douchebags! Bye!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: harleynyc, 7/8/2017 6:27:25 PM     (No. 11312730)

She´s 100% capable.
I voted for the Trump family.
Half those world leaders are con artists, crooks, and dimwit thugs and Ivanka has their number.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/8/2017 10:43:19 PM     (No. 11312919)

President Trump has to understand that though his daughter loves him, her agenda lies with the opposition.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Bugboy, 7/8/2017 10:57:58 PM     (No. 11312938)

When freakin Moochie Obama was doing the same thing the MSM mouths were drooling with praises.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: suejeanne, 7/8/2017 11:24:56 PM     (No. 11312959)

on the other hand, Chelsea Clinton facilitated at Camp David in 2000 during her father´s effort to effect a peace deal between Israel and the PLO

and it is also easy to forget that Carville-Greenberg meddled in an election in Israel

and even though Carville-Greenberg helped get Ehud Barak elected, in the hopes of having someone more malleable than Netanyahu, all
their conniving and chicanery did not pan
out . . .

and EVEN with Chelsea facilitating, Ehud Barak did not go for the peace deal nor did
Yasser Arafat

if they had more time, maybe they could have meddled in the PLO elections

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/9/2017 3:37:24 AM     (No. 11313029)

I think Trump is correct in saying it would be so much easier for Ivanka if she wasn´t his daughter. She was and is a savvy professional business woman articulate and financially secure. Everything she does or says now is criticized. They aren´t allowed to make business business deals. Trump gave up a lot to be our President and We should be grateful.

Having said that, paid maternity leave is not as important as giving the disabled and elderly a living wage on SS to make up for the years Obola saw to it we got nothing. Why are We giving $50 million dollars if it does not include women in the US?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/9/2017 3:39:06 AM     (No. 11313031)

Sorry. Fingers and mind are not together. Only one business in "business deals"

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/9/2017 12:24:51 PM     (No. 11313437)

I used to love Great Britain. I landed at Heathrow on my trip to Europe many decades ago. The beginning of the end started with the drug infused Beatles, followed by all the lemmings.

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Josh Earnest: Trump’s U.N. Speech
was ‘Foolish,’ Lacked ‘Coherence’

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Breitbart Video, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2017 5:51:09 PM     Post Reply
Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” while reacting to President Donald Trump’s speech at United Nations, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration Josh Earnest said the overall speech lacked “coherence,” and Trump mocking North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un was “foolish.” Earnest said, “Having sat in the hall of the United Nations where the president of the United States delivers an address for gathered world leaders — that’s something I did for the last three years—what you know world leaders are looking for in that room is a coherent strategy for taking on the biggest challenges around the

The Latest: Kerry Charges Trump
Speech to UN Was Too Harsh

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/20/2017 9:16:10 AM     Post Reply
United Nations - The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 8:00 a.m. Former Secretary of State John Kerry says President Donald Trump´s United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and danger. Appearing on MSNBC´s "Morning Joe" show Wednesday, Kerry criticized Trump´s harsh rhetoric against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kerry said, "You have to ask yourself: Is America safer because of ´rocket man?" He was referring to Trump´s characterization of Kim. Kerry said that kind of harsh language will make it harder for the United States to engage in diplomacy on

The Electoral College Is a
National Security Threat

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Politico, by Matthew Olsen & Benjamin Haas    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/20/2017 1:01:17 PM     Post Reply
In Federalist No. 68, his pseudonymous essay on “The Mode of Electing the President,” Alexander Hamilton wrote that the Electoral College could shield the United States “from the desire in foreign powers to gain an improper ascendant in our councils.” (Snip) Hamilton and his colleagues never could have envisioned a year like 2016, when an enemy state—Russia—was able to manipulate America’s election process with stunning effectiveness. But it’s clear the national security rationale for the Electoral College is outdated and therefore it should be retired. Simply put, it enables foreign powers to more easily pierce the very shield Hamilton imagined

California Gov. Compares Trump
Supporters To Ancient Cave People

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Daily Caller, by Jack Crowe    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/19/2017 7:40:41 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown of California compared President Donald Trump supporters to prehistoric cave dwellers Monday during a New York climate event. Brown, an outspoken Trump critic, issued an usually harsh derision of Trump supporters after dismissing the president’s rhetoric on climate change science and U.S. policy toward North Korea as “stupid and dangerous and silly.” “They’re both kind of very similar,” Brown said. “You should check out the derivation of ‘Trump-ite’ and ‘troglodyte,’ because they both refer to people who dwell in deep, dark caves.” Brown attended the climate event, which coincided with the U.N. meeting in New York,

Gun-Wielding FBI Agents Busted into
Manafort’s Home While His Family Slept

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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2017 12:24:54 PM     Post Reply
Armed FBI agenst with guns drawn busted into Paul Manafort’s home as Manafort and his wife lay in bed. The FBI agents insisted on searching Kathleen Manafort for weapons — after they barged into her home. This is Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ FBI. Sessions needs to go now. (Tweet) The New York Post reported: Gun-wielding FBI agents busted into Paul Manafort’s home as he was asleep in bed and even searched his wife for weapons, it was revealed Tuesday. Agents took an unusually tough approach in executing a search warrant, dealing with potential financial crimes by President Trump’s former campaign chief,

Hillary Clinton says First
Lady Melania Trump isn’t doing
enough to tackle cyberbullying

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New York Daily News, by Elizabeth Elizalde    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 9/20/2017 10:13:54 PM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton said First Lady Melania Trump isn’t doing enough to tackle cyberbullying. “No, no and, look, I don´t think anybody is doing enough on cyberbullying,” Clinton told Mic when asked if she thought Trump had enforced her platform. Trump condemned cyberbullying in her first United Nations speech in New York City on Wednesday. “We must come together for the good of our children,” she said. “Therefore, we must teach each child the values of empathy and communication that are at the core of kindness, mindfulness, integrity and leadership, which can only be taught by example.”

Bono: U2 Delayed Album Because
Trump Disrupted the ‘Moral Arc
of the Universe’

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Breitbart Big Hollywood, by Jerome Hudson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2017 11:53:48 PM     Post Reply
U2 frontman Bono unloaded on President Donald Trump in a Rolling Stone interview published Wednesday, revealing that his Irish rock band’s new album will take on the “bully on the bully pulpit” because “silence is not an option.” In January, U2 founding guitarist The Edge revealed that “Songs of Experience,” the band’s follow-up to its platinum-selling 2014 album “Songs of Innocence,” was delayed because of Trump’s election. Now Bono says “there’s a couple of reasons why we delayed Songs of Experience. One personal, one political.” “The world around us was certainly changing out of all recognition, we nearly lost the

Wiretaps may prove Trump right —
and that’s absolutely terrifying

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New York Post, by Michael Goodwin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/20/2017 4:42:23 AM     Post Reply
Over the years, a curious habit has taken hold at the United Nations. A body designed to strengthen the best of humanity has too often become a font of doublespeak and appeasement that protects the worst of humanity. That tragic comity was shattered when President Trump played the skunk at the garden party and dared to tell the truth. Many truths, in fact. Among them, that Islamic terrorism is a scourge that must be stopped. That Iran is controlled by a “murderous regime” bent on getting nukes. That North Korea’s “Rocket man is on a suicide mission” and the United States “will have


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