Ivanka Trump sets her critics straight after taking her first official trip abroad

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First Daughter Ivanka Trump accepted an invitation from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to attend Women 20 (W-20), an international women’s summit which attracted various female leaders from G-20 countries.

There, Trump faced questions about her father and her role in the White House.

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Trump then appeared on NBC’s “Today,” where she was asked to comment on the nature of Merkel’s invitation:

White House Correspondent Hallie Jackson asked Trump to address criticisms that Merkel was merely using her as a way to influence the president.

“I don’t think that she’s using our relationship,” she replied. “I think she sees me as a woman who’s aligned with her on many issues, and I think she has a great relationship with my father.”

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