Trump defends Ivanka's high-profile role at G-20 summit

Ivanka was seen with high-profile world leaders at the summit, and even sat in on the meeting between Kim Jong Un and her father at the Demilitarized Zone, USA Today reported.

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July 7, 2019 08:44
Mike Pompeo, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and Whit

Mike Pompeo, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and White House Adviser Ivanka Trump at Blue House, in Seoul. (photo credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN / POOL / REUTERS)

 
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President Donald Trump defended his daughter Ivanka Trump on Friday following criticism for her role the Group of 20 summit in Japan, American media reported.

“The foreign leaders loved her. They think she’s great," Trump said of Ivanka to reporter at the White House. “I thought Ivanka was amazing at the G-20."

Ivanka was seen with high-profile world leaders at the summit, and even sat in on the meeting between Kim Jong Un and her father at the Demilitarized Zone, USA Today reported. 

While some have questioned Ivanka's diplomatic role in the White House, the president has praised her.

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