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Ivanka says election is choice between ‘most authentic president we’ve ever had’ or a ‘vessel’

Glamorous Ivanka says this election is a choice between the ‘most authentic president we’ve ever had’ or a ‘vessel’ for the ‘fringe’ of the Democratic party as she visits a bakery in North Carolina

  • President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign hosted a ‘fireside chat’ with Ivanka Trump in Wilmington on Monday
  • The event was moderated by Trump 2020 National Press Secretary Hogan Gidle
  • ‘Washington has not changed Donald Trump,’ Ivanka Trump, the President’s advisor, said. ‘Donald Trump has changed Washington, and it’s very true.’ 
  • President Trump has made numerous stops in North Carolina over the past couple of weeks
  • The visit from Ivanka Trump was campaign driven, and one of several stops for her with the election less than two months away
  • She spoke to a small crowd in downtown Wilmington highlighting her father’s efforts over the last three-and-a-half years

Ivanka Trump visited North Carolina on Monday where she outlined the choices for voters in the upcoming presidential election. 

During a visit to Wilmington, the president’s daughter said the state’s motto, ‘To be, rather than to seem’ also reflected the choice in candidates voters face.

‘On one hand you have a person who is a vessel for whatever the fringe of the party or the mainstream media want him to be, but on the other hand you have someone who is arguably the most authentic president we’ve ever had,’ Ivanka said during a chat with prospective voters at a Wilmington bakery. 

The daughter of President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump attended a 'fireside chat' in North Carolina on Monday

The daughter of President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump attended a ‘fireside chat’ in North Carolina on Monday 

The discussion was moderated by Trump 2020 National Press Secretary Hogan Gidley, left

The discussion was moderated by Trump 2020 National Press Secretary Hogan Gidley, left

'Washington has not changed Donald Trump,' Ivanka Trump, the President's adviser, said. 'Donald Trump has changed Washington, and it's very true,' she said

‘Washington has not changed Donald Trump,’ Ivanka Trump, the President’s adviser, said. ‘Donald Trump has changed Washington, and it’s very true,’ she said

Her visit to Wilmington was her fifth visit to North Carolina in three-and-a-half years. The state is key in Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. 

It is one of the the most volatile of the swing states, has 15 electoral votes and is considered a must-win for Mr Trump this time around as well.

Ivanka spoke of what she sees as her father’s accomplishments including the First Step Act which removed a ‘three strikes’ life sentence for some offenses and allowing judges more discretion when it comes to the sentencing of non-violent crimes.

‘Of all the people who’ve talked about positively impacting the system for better, it was this president who delivered the most historic criminal justice reform that we’ve had in a generation and it’s just getting started,’ Ivanka said.    

The president's daughter also visited a bakery during the time she was in the city

The president’s daughter also visited a bakery during the time she was in the city

The visit from Ivanka Trump was campaign driven, and one of several stops for her with the election less than two months away

The visit from Ivanka Trump was campaign driven, and one of several stops for her with the election less than two months away

After the 'fireside chat', Trump sat down to enjoy a salad bowl and tortilla chips with voters

After the ‘fireside chat’, Trump sat down to enjoy a salad bowl and tortilla chips with voters

Ivanka spoke to kids who were eating in the restaurant close to where the event was being held

Ivanka spoke to kids who were eating in the restaurant close to where the event was being held

She then went on to sing her father’s praises of the government’s response towards the coronavirus and stressed how the Paycheck Protection Program helped to keep small businesses paying their workers during the pandemic.

Ivanka said her father ‘used his business experience to harness the private sector to clear the road blocks that exist within government to get things done.’

The President’s daughter also touted his commitment to family policy and education, referencing several pieces of legislation passed by his administration.

‘The president is the first president of either party to put paid family leave into his budget,’ she said.

Before leaving the crowd of potential voters who were all fully masked, she urged them to ‘get out and vote.’

The president ‘doesn’t want to see the country go in the wrong direction and it won’t under his watch,’ she assured them. 

Ivanka emphasized her father’s economic agenda moving forward, focusing on four pillars – revision of trade deals, tax reform, deregulation and energy independence

Ivanka emphasized her father’s economic agenda moving forward, focusing on four pillars – revision of trade deals, tax reform, deregulation and energy independence

The president's daughter sounded confident of her father's re-election bid

The president’s daughter sounded confident of her father’s re-election bid

Ivanka Trump spoke to a small crowd in downtown Wilmington highlighting her father's efforts over the last three-and-a-half years

Ivanka Trump spoke to a small crowd in downtown Wilmington highlighting her father’s efforts over the last three-and-a-half years

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