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In her book Kushner, Inc., journalist Vicky Ward writes that the first daughter and White House senior adviser has ambitions of following in her father’s political footsteps.
“Her father’s reign in Washington, D.C., is, she believes, the beginning of a great American dynasty,” Ward writes (per the New York Times), citing a claim reportedly made by former director of the president’s National Economic Council Gary Cohn that the younger Trump has got the Oval Office in her sights.
While that may be music to the ears of loyal Trump fans who leave comments urging Ivanka to run for office on social media, you can count outspoken Trump critic Chelsea Handler out. The comedian took to Twitter to shoot down the first daughter’s rumored political dreams.
According to a new book, Ivanka Trump reportedly thinks she could be president one day. Not if every woman in America has a vote to say about it.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) March 19, 2019
Though, as has been famously pointed out, white women came out in large numbers to vote for Trump in 2016, critics have cast doubt on his eldest daughter’s feminist credentials. Many have accused her of being complicit in her father’s misogynistic behavior by not publicly challenging comments like “grab them by the p***y.”
Handler’s tweet caused something of an uproar. The former late night host’s fans showed their agreement by taking their own shots at the 37-year-old Trump
President of the Lovely Ladies of Prison!
— Debra Fong (@debrafong) March 20, 2019
Absolutely would NOT get my vote!
— CJEmrich (@CJEmrich) March 19, 2019
If I'm not dead and she runs this old man will vote against her too.
— Scorpion (@patterpat4) March 19, 2019
That’s a joke, right? Ivanka as president…no. Nope. Never gonna happen.
— Lois D'Allesandro (@ldella11) March 19, 2019
And she will probably be able to do it. Remember folks. White women are the main reason Trump is in office. Don't think they won't vote Melania in
— Deidre Stepney (@DeeDeeSteps) March 20, 2019
They also had little time for those who voiced support for the “incredible and beautiful” Trump.
Your use of spelling and grammar makes it impossible to understand a word of this tweet. Your timeline explains why! Perhaps you should take up an English class instead of mindlessly supporting a crime syndicate!
— CatWoman (@cryindonnie) March 20, 2019
Despite Handler and her fans’ objections, the mother of three does have some folks pushing for a Trump version of the Bush dynasty. Her latest Instagram post fetched comments like this one from a supporter: “Hopefully you will run for president some day. You have my vote.”
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