White House Advisor Ivanka Trump joked about her privilege of being born as the daughter of US President Donald Trump, calling it the “hardest job in the world,” reported The Washington Post.
Ivanka, who attended the annual Gridiron dinner – a gathering hosted by journalists in Washington – on Saturday, 2 March, said, “The press seems to think it’s ironic that I, born of great privilege, think people want to work for what they are given. As if being Donald Trump’s daughter isn’t the hardest job in the world.”
Her remarks come after she was recently slammed for saying that most Americans wouldn’t necessarily want a guaranteed minimum income.
“I spent a lot of time traveling around this country, over the last four years, people want to work for what they get,” she said in an interview with Fox News, according to the Huffington Post.
Acknowledging her father’s absence from the dinner, Ivanka said that the opportunity to make fun of the media is “not something he passes up lightly”.
The 134th annual event, which last year featured a joke-filled appearance by Trump, included remarks from Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn), who recently announced her presidential candidacy.
(With inputs from The Washington Post and Huffington Post)