Ivanka Trump reportedly wants to be president, and Chelsea Handler isn’t here for it

President Donald Trump defeated the nominee many people thought would be the first woman president — and according to a new book, Ivanka Trump has hopes of one day claiming that title for herself.

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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.

Chelsea Handler doesn’t think much of Ivanka Trump’s political future. (Photos: Getty Images)

“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.


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






They also had little time for those who voiced support for the “incredible and beautiful” Trump.


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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