Ivanka Trump Speaks Out on Her Father’s Indictment: ‘I Am Pained’
Ivanka Trump, former first daughter and presidential adviser during Donald Trump’s term in the Oval Office, posted a brief reaction Friday to her father’s grand jury indictment.
“I love my father, and I love my country,” she wrote. “Today, I am pained for both.
“I appreciate the voices across the political spectrum expressing support and concern.”
Political writers found much to criticize in Ivanka’s statement.
Insider headlined its story, “Ivanka Trump offers up blandest statement possible about Donald Trump’s indictment.”
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The story described her post as “a meager 27-word response to Donald Trump’s indictment by a Manhattan grand jury — the first time a former president has faced criminal charges.”
The Daily Beast called Ivanka’s post an “Extremely Low Energy Statement in Support of Dad.”
A subtitle said “The former first daughter has broken her silence — barely.” The outlet — which makes no claims to objectivity — even plastered a comment in red, all-caps type saying, “GO GIRL, GIVE HIM NOTHING.”
The Beast called Iva …