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Ivanka Trump Says She 'Passed' On Heading The World Bank

Said Daddy Trump, "She would’ve been great at that because she’s very good with numbers.”

Someday we'll all look back on the Trump era with shame and regret. Until then...more daily foolishness such as this.


ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it.

In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump’s daughter said Wednesday she was happy with her current role in the administration. She was traveling in Africa to promote a global women’s initiative.

Ivanka Trump said her father raised the job as “a question” and she told him she was “happy with the work” she’s doing.

The president recently told : “I even thought of Ivanka for the World Bank. . She would’ve been great at that because she’s very good with numbers.”

Just a few months ago the White House lied denied that Ivanka Trump was ever considered for the position. Said White House spokesliarperson, Jessica Ditto:

So it goes.

The Internet registered its disgust.

This makes me so angry that even one brain cell considered this. The World Bank makes decisions that affect the lives of billions of vulnerable people around the globe. Ivanka Trump should only be in the World Bank—and for that matter, the White House—on a visitor pass.

— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas)

The incredibly stupid apparently asked the incredibly unqualified to lead the World Bank. It’s so sad that we’ve gotten used to this madness. How could a halfway competent president even consider this? She has ZERO qualifications.

— Cenk Uygur (@cenkuygur)

But that would mean the White House lied when they said Trump didn’t offer the world bank job to princess ivanka.

— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast)

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