In August while speaking to donors for President Donald Trump's reelection in Wyoming, White House adviser Ivanka Trump told the crowd her mother Ivana taught her to be a powerful, successful woman. And while people had their own theories on what skills or traits her father passed on, the First Daughter said the one thing her father gave her was her:
While the high-end Trump donors may not have had major reactions to that pronouncement, once word spread outside of the private event the internet certainly did.
@MollyJongFast and she got her kidneys from her step mom's surgeon.— President Rufus T. Firefly (@President Rufus T. Firefly)1568380457.0
@MollyJongFast Ivanka has a favorite child she can't keep her hands off of?— Carrie Louise Nutt (@Carrie Louise Nutt)1568381765.0
@MollyJongFast @marieproia Is “moral compass” a euphemism for something?— Primrose Lane (@Primrose Lane)1568401029.0
Actor and frequent Trump critic Mark Hamill included a visual response of his reaction when he heard the news.
Me when I heard that Ivanka thinks her father has a "moral compass." https://t.co/8XbekglyZz— Mark Hamill (@Mark Hamill)1568408956.0
He was not the only one to provide a visual aid.
@MollyJongFast I thought if there is a "trump moral compass", then it must be on the internet somewhere. Sure enoug… https://t.co/MO9KftRnia— Ross Smith (@Ross Smith)1568391985.0
@MollyJongFast https://t.co/mnThaakBfv— Jethro Bodine (@Jethro Bodine)1568380543.0
@MollyJongFast Trump Moral Compass https://t.co/ut7o6XhBFo— Watch Dog (@Watch Dog)1568380686.0
It seemed people did not see getting a moral compass from Donald Trump as a positive.
Who's gonna tell her? https://t.co/MFWaTFbI9y— Jesse Ferguson (@Jesse Ferguson)1568377641.0
@MollyJongFast Someone needs to explain “moral compass” to her.— Joel Pelletier (@Joel Pelletier)1568387158.0
@MollyJongFast I'm pretty sure Ivanka thinks "moral compass" is the name of her trust fund account.— TheLittleWizard (@TheLittleWizard)1568383912.0
@MollyJongFast Like saying you’re on trumps diet for weight loss.— ✨🦋Teresa Hensley🎨🇺🇸✨ (@✨🦋Teresa Hensley🎨🇺🇸✨)1568380363.0
@MollyJongFast “The arrow always points to Magnetic Me!”— Quentin Hardy (@Quentin Hardy)1568380416.0
All Trump's should come with this warnin' label. https://t.co/LSKSo5jFMs— Tea Pain (@Tea Pain)1568387466.0
Imagine saying you got your moral compass from Donald Trump and not meaning it as a joke https://t.co/dFTfjDJfil— Molly Jong-Fast (@Molly Jong-Fast)1568380321.0
Yeah I got my moral compass from the guy with more than a dozen sexual assault accusations against him. It’s just m… https://t.co/1p2oXaluKC— Molly Jong-Fast (@Molly Jong-Fast)1568380462.0
I got my moral compass from the guy who puts immigrant children in cages and steals from the government. https://t.co/A3ImRFD3iS— Molly Jong-Fast (@Molly Jong-Fast)1568382333.0
@MollyJongFast It is like she has no idea how bad that sounds...like maybe she really isn't that smart or savvy eno… https://t.co/vcjXvbkJEI— Nathaniel #DemsUnited2020 #Fight2020 (@Nathaniel #DemsUnited2020 #Fight2020)1568383174.0
@MollyJongFast Well, in her defense, she is really spectacularly stupid. So, there’s that.— Joe Mama (@Joe Mama)1568380634.0
@MollyJongFast Her info bubble must be so darn small she apparently doesn’t see or read any domestic or internation… https://t.co/Cux1H0xxMK— Melissa Buckner (@Melissa Buckner)1568381355.0
While some said her Trump branded morality was obvious.
We know, sweetie. We know. https://t.co/DgwqMeeI4h— shauna (@shauna)1568387801.0
@MollyJongFast Clueless https://t.co/3oxRlKZDJW— T. Beaumont (@T. Beaumont)1568385217.0
@MollyJongFast Well that one statement tells you all you need to know about pretty little Ivanka.— Jeri T Dube (@Jeri T Dube)1568380415.0
@MollyJongFast She knows exactly what she is saying. That’s their special evilness. Corruption isn’t enough. They h… https://t.co/Nga7AU2B35— JL Sherman (@JL Sherman)1568380436.0
@MollyJongFast When she tells you who she is believe her.— Sabathiel 🌟💕✌🏻 (@Sabathiel 🌟💕✌🏻)1568380552.0
@MollyJongFast #TrumpCrimeFamily = #NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder = DELUSIONAL #TrumpCrimeSyndicate Must GO!!!— Inconvenient Truth 🌊🌊🌊 (@Inconvenient Truth 🌊🌊🌊)1568380639.0
@MollyJongFast Remember how her whole thing once was: "oh I'll help my daddy not be TOO evil as president, teehee"?— Faye 💕🦄💫 (@Faye 💕🦄💫)1568380392.0
When President Donald Trump took office in January of 2017, Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner moved to the DC area and joined the Trump administration as White House advisers. While being featured in multiple photo ops and inserted into international diplomacy, people have been critical of Ivanka's lack of accomplishments on her stated projects.
However Ivanka and her handlers routinely assure the public she is "quietly working behind the scenes." Meanwhile the author of Trump's book Art of the Deal, Tony Schwartz, stated Ivanka was the worst of the Trump children.
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