White House aides reportedly refer to Ivanka Trump as “princess royal” behind her back, and it’s definitely not meant to be a compliment.
The president’s daughter apparently gained the nickname after the G-20 summit, during which at one point she sat in for her father, Vanity Fair reports.
Ivanka Trump has little to no political experience and was not elected to office, so many questioned what qualifications she had to act on the president’s behalf in such a formal, international setting.
At the time, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton tweeted, “Good morning Mr. President. It would never have occurred to my mother or my father to ask me. Were you giving our country away? Hoping not.”
According to Vanity Fair, one former Trump adviser responded by stating, “Excuse me. This is not a royal family, and she’s not the princess royal,” which helps explain the nickname.
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are both advisers to the president. Their roles in the White House have been heavily scrutinized since Day One. Many…