The Hill reports:
Republican leaders on the Hill were “visibly annoyed” that Ivanka Trump joined an Oval Office meeting to “say hello” during their Wednesday meeting with President Trump on a must-pass spending bill, according to reporters who spoke with an aide.
Democrat and Republican Congressional leaders met with Trump on Wednesday to discuss a plan to increase the debt ceiling, prevent a government shutdown and pass a spending package offering aid to victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.
According to multiple reporters, who cited an aide who has knowledge of the meeting, the leaders “careened off topic” when the president’s daughter entered the president’s office near the end of the meeting.
Aide briefed on WH mtg says @IvankaTrump entered Oval to say hello, and GOP leaders were visibly annoyed by her presence.
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) September 6, 2017
Aide with knowledge: “Toward the end of the meeting Ivanka Trump entered the Oval Office to ‘say hello’ and the meeting careened off topic.”
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) September 6, 2017