Kate Andersen Brower, Washington Post – December 16, 2016
But unlike her predecessors who weren’t the wife of the president, Ivanka appears poised to be an adviser, advocate and hostess all at once. Which could revolutionize the role — and make her the most powerful first lady ever.
Maureen Callahan, New York Post – December 17, 2016
It only makes sense that such an unprecedented president-elect should have an unprecedented First Daughter. And to Donald Trump, Ivanka has long been first among equals.
AFP – December 15, 2016
A month before Donald Trump becomes president, chattering classes in New York and Washington are abuzz with signs that his elegant daughter Ivanka will play an active role in his White House.
Esther King, Politico – December 7, 2016
Nigel Farage believes there could one day be another Trump in the White House — Ivanka. Asked who was his favorite member of the Trump family, Farage didn’t miss a beat, responding: “Oh, Ivanka.” Oh my goodness gracious me,” he said. “Thirty-six, beautiful, utterly brilliant and given that we’ve had a Clinton dynasty and a Bush dynasty, she may well be president of the U.S. in 15-20 years’ time.”
Kate Andersen Brower, CNN – December 5, 2016
When former Vice President Al Gore emerged from his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, he made sure to tell reporters that he met with Ivanka Trump first but spent “the bulk of the time” with her father.
Rachael Ravesz, Independent – December 4, 2016
Donald Trump has appointed his unofficial spokesman for women’s issues and gender equality – his oldest daughter. Ivanka Trump, 35, was handed the phone last week when minority leader of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi phoned her father and requested to talk about his policies affecting women.
Krissah Thompson, Washington Post – November 21, 2016
It’s one of the most enduring rituals of the presidential transition: On Inauguration Day, one first family returns to its home town, while the next moves into the White House. But come January, this tradition will be dramatically upended, as Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, plans to continue living in Manhattan with their young son Barron, at least until he completes the school year.
Lindsay Brown, BBC – November 11, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s wife Melania will become first lady when he is inaugurated in January. But it’s his daughter Ivanka that many political commentators believe will assume some of the political duties.
Lindsay Brown, BBC News – November 11, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s wife Melania will become first lady when he is inaugurated in January. But it’s his daughter Ivanka that many political commentators believe will assume some of the political duties. Throughout Donald Trump’s campaign the 35-year-old was at his side, speaking at rallies and trying to win votes.
Susan Dominus, New York Times – November 10, 2016
When millions of women cast their votes for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, they may have been thinking about male power as much as female equality — about the sleazebags who never heard “no,” or the male bosses who lowballed them in salary negotiations, or those men in positions of authority who patronized them or ignored them altogether. There was a sense of collective curiosity and anticipation: Would having a woman serve in the most powerful role in the country make any of those scenarios less likely for women going forward?