Ivanka Trump continued to help her father even after she knew he was mendacity in regards to the 2020 presidential election being “rigged,” former White Home press secretary Stephanie Grisham complained Friday.
Barr’s conclusion on Dec. 1, 2020, that there was no proof of any widespread election fraud “affected my perspective,” Trump’s oldest daughter, who had been a White Home senior adviser, stated in a video snippet of her testimony performed on the listening to. “I respect Lawyer Normal Barr, so I accepted what he was saying,” she stated.
But she by no means publicly contradicted her father, did “little to try to temper his false claims” and continued to travel with him whereas he relentlessly repeated the lies that had bolstered the Capitol rioters, The New York Occasions famous Thursday.
It’s all “effectively and good that she stated that she believed Invoice Barr, however … she was nonetheless touring together with her father whereas he pushed this large lie,” Grisham complained Friday on CNN.
“If she was really that impacted by Invoice Barr, which she ought to have been — and I don’t know what sort of conversations she was having privately together with her father — however maybe she may have completed a bit of bit extra and never stood by his facet whereas he publicly pushed the massive lie,” Grisham added.
Ivanka Trump told her colleagues to “fight” on election evening even when it was clear her father was dropping, the Occasions reported. She held on to her White Home place till the very finish of her father’s time period.
Donald Trump dismissed his daughter’s feedback on Reality Social on Friday, saying that she didn’t know what she was speaking about and was “checked out.”
“Ivanka Trump was not concerned in , or learning, Election outcomes,” Trump messaged. “She had lengthy since checked out and was, for my part, solely attempting to be respectful to Invoice Barr and his place as Lawyer Normal (he sucked!).”