Donald Trump received backlash on Tuesday after allowing his daughter Ivanka Trump host a coronavirus relief meeting.
The meeting was on relief for small businesses. Trump said he brought in Ivanka because she “created 15 million jobs,” a statement that doesn’t hold to be true.
Trump just told the completely egregious lie that Ivanka Trump "created over 15 million jobs." That would be more than twice the total number of jobs created in the country before coronavirus wrecked the economy. pic.twitter.com/zniSteAbv6
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 7, 2020
The meeting turned into a back-and-forth complimenting frenzy between Trump and his daughter after Ivanka praised her father for an “absolutely incredible” response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ivanka Trump is the first person to speak after Trump at a White House small business coronavirus relief event and praises her "absolutely incredible" father. pic.twitter.com/IakKCNAApX
— The American Independent (@AmerIndependent) April 7, 2020
People were not happy with Trump’s decision to include Ivanka and even accused him of nepotism.
Ivanka created 15 million jobs. No words
— Andrew Brown (@Abro673) April 7, 2020
— Dave Curry (@CarlSaganRox) April 7, 2020
Trump just claimed that Ivanka created 15 million jobs before the virus hit.
Can we vote now?
— TheSaltyProfessor (@SaltyProfessor) April 7, 2020
On what planet did Ivanka create 15 million jobs? Asking for the entire planet. #TrumpPressBriefing
— Schovillova (@Schovillova) April 7, 2020
Trump is on TV, next to Ivanka, lying about the PPP, how people are “loving it” and how money is getting out in “record time.”
— Evan Falchuk (@efalchuk) April 7, 2020
Why in the world is Ivanka at this cabinet meeting? Oh wait. Praising daddy. Carry on.
— Gail Helt (@ghelt) April 7, 2020
Who elected @IvankaTrump to handle this?
This season of The Apprentice is wild!
— Better Call Saul-ruk (@tsawruk) April 7, 2020
seriously, what's #Ivanka doing in the White House?
worst example of nepotism in the HISTORY of U.S. politics
go manage a hotel or golf course …
— CÆTUS (@caetuscap) April 7, 2020
Ivanka? Why is Ivanka even involved in this? This is just crazy.
— Todd Michael Schultz (@ToddMikeSchultz) April 7, 2020
Why the hell is @IvankaTrump in this briefing? Why in the actual fuck.
— 🔥 the DNC down (@bizzle_scott) April 7, 2020
I have to say I never thought that the banking beat would ever involve watching a video conference with Ivanka Trump.
— Neil Haggerty (@haggertynDC) April 7, 2020
Just a small question. If Ivanka and other members of Trump family have and do so much business in China, how did they not know what was going on in China with the pandemic last year? One would think that with that many businesses it would be prudent to know about these things.
— Charles Steinmetz 🇺🇸 👩👩👧👧 ⛳🏌️♂️ (@twindad031207) April 7, 2020
tRumpy is holding a brief on SBA and daughter wife Ivanka is there beside him. WTAF @SenatorLankford. It’s streaming on FB. Why are continuing to let the bullshit go on?
— Bliss Butler (@blissiejane) April 7, 2020
Ivanka is trying to get her hands on that #coronavirus relief money.
— 🏝 Kim (@kim) April 7, 2020
on what topic? where to get new kidneys in case of an emergency?
— Art Martin (@gartmartin9) April 7, 2020