Ivanka Trump Releases Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 06:  U.S. President Donald Trump hugs his daughter and Senior Advisor Ivanka Trump after speaking in the East Room of the White House one day after the U.S. Senate acquitted on two articles of impeachment, ion February 6, 2020 in Washington, DC. After five months of congressional hearings and investigations about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, the U.S. Senate formally acquitted the president on Wednesday of charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Ivanka Trump, former President Donald Trump’s oldest daughter, said in a statement Tuesday evening that she decided not to attend her father’s presidential announcement at Mar-a-Lago because she does not want to be involved in politics anymore.
  • “I love my father very much,” Ivanka said. “This time around, I am choosing to prioritize my young children and the private life we are creating as a family. I do not plan to be involved in politics.”
  • “While I will always love and support my father, going forward I will do so outside the political arena,” she continued. “I am grateful to have had the honor of serving the American people and I will always be proud of many of our Administration’s accomplishments.”

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