Ivanka Trump used her status to help obtain over 140 pardons and commutations for victims of injustice as well as her father’s cronies, and she’s now plotting her political reemergence by highlighting the virtues of some of the clemency grants.
While President Trump’s eldest daughter dismisses talk she is weighing a campaign against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), criminal justice reform is a popular, bipartisan issue to associate with as she plots her future endeavors.
The night before Joe Biden’s inauguration, she stayed at the White House until roughly 8:30 p.m., as she and other top Trump officials wrangled over controversial eleventh-hour pardons for presidential allies like Steve Bannon and Elliott Broidy.
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Ivanka and Jared intensively lobbied President Trump on the pardons, several sources said. She attended multiple Oval Office meetings and made calls from empty offices in the West Wing https://t.co/3tTOqJcE9Q
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