Not since John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Bobby to be attorney general and his brother-in-law as director of the Peace Corps has a president leaned so heavily on his family. Even Donald Trump’s 5-year-old granddaughter Arabella has pitched in.
As the administration nears its 100-day mark, Trump has established a White House operation with such an unusual commingling of blood, business and government that it has surprised even his own family.
Ivanka Trump, who once said she’d stick to the role of daughter, now has a West Wing office and the title of assistant to the president after she discovered that “having one foot in and one foot out wouldn’t work.” Her effort to walk a fine line has not always been easy. During an appearance Tuesday at a women’s empowerment conference in Germany, she drew hisses and groans as she defended her father’s track record.
Her husband Jared