NEW YORK — Ivanka Trump, the daughter of former President Donald Trump, said Friday she was “hurt” for her father and the country after the former president was indicted by a jury in New York on Thursday.

“I love my dad and I love my country. Today I feel bad for both of us,” Ivanka Trump said in an Instagram post.

He also expressed his “appreciation” for the voices of the American political spectrum “expressing their support and concern”.

Trump on Thursday became the first former US president to face criminal charges after he was indicted the same day by a New York jury in a case related to a payment to buy with 2016 presidential campaign money the silence of porn actress Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had sex with the former president in 2006.

Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, parents of three, served as White House advisers during the Trump presidency, with appointment included, which drew widespread criticism in the United States.


Since her father’s departure from the White House in January 2021, Ivanka Trump has distanced herself from politics and focused on her family and children. He was not even present at the November 2022 launch of his father’s campaign to run for the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election.

In the past, the second of Trump’s five children has had to testify before the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol by supporters of the then-Republican president who tried to prevent the Joe’s victory to be certified. in the 2020 elections.

Political analyst Carlos Vargas claimed that this accusation will unite the bases of the Republican Party for the next elections.

Ivanka Trump has also been the subject of a legal investigation, like her brothers Eric and Donald Jr., in a case of alleged financial irregularities in the family business group.

Ivanka, Eric and Donald are the offspring of Trump’s marriage to the late Czech model and skier Ivana Zelnickova. The former president has two other children, Tiffany, from his second wife, actress Marla Maples, and Barron, from his current wife, former first lady Melania Trump.

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