Trump Calls Out Ivanka

Gage Skidmore from Surprise, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Are family tensions high in the Trump household?

Former President Donald Trump had no issue discrediting Ivanka Trump’s testimony for the Jan. 6 Committee, saying his daughter had “checked out” and that’s why she was agreeing with former Attorney General William Barr.

During Thursday’s (June 9) prime-time public hearing given by the Select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot, clips from Barr, Ivanka Trump, former Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, and other Trump-era officials were played.

When Ivanka’s clip was presented, the former President’s daughter revealed that Barr’s comments impacted her, stating, “It affected my perspective,” when queried if Barr’s remarks influenced her view of the election.

“I respect Attorney General Barr, so I accepted what he said.”

When Barr’s testimony was played, the former Attorney General said there hadn’t been any substantial evidence voter fraud had occurred, rejecting Trump’s notion the 2020 Presidential election was “rigged.”

A day after the hearing aired, Trump took to Truth Social, a social media platform he helped found, to discredit Ivanka Trump’s statements.

“Ivanka Trump was not involved in looking at, or studying, Election results. She had long since checked out and was, in my opinion, only trying to be respectful to Bill Barr and his position as Attorney General (he sucked.”