Ivanka Trump Fires Back at Critics Who Think She Sucks As White House Advisor
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"Hey, @IvankaTrump! I'm confused. Aren't you the Senior Advisor to the President?" tweets Alyssa Milano.

Just a week after New York Times posted a scathing op-ed summing up all the reasons why Ivanka Trump sucks, the first daughter is hitting back at critics in a new feature published Thursday.

Per usual, Ivanka is measured, composed and savvy in her statements, but she does take issue with some of the harsh criticism she's received by opponents who feel she hasn't been effective in swaying policy decisions made by father, President Donald Trump.

"Some people have created unrealistic expectations of what they expect from me," Ivanka told Financial Times. "That my presence in and of itself would carry so much weight with my father that he would abandon his core values and the agenda that the American people voted for when they elected him. It's not going to happen. To those critics, shy of turning my father into a liberal, I'd be a failure to them."

She also said she doesn't speak out publicly about ideas or policies her father makes that she doesn't agree with because, "to voice dissent publicly would mean I'm not part of the team."

"That doesn't mean everyone in the White House has homogeneous views – we don't, and I think that's good and healthy – but that doesn't mean we're publicly undermining [each other] and this administration," she continued.

Ivanka added that the knows she only has her current gig "because my father was elected," and said she thinks he benefits from being "able to hear from people who both agree and disagree with him on any given issue" before making his "own decision."

Those quotes only gave her critics more ammunition though, as many tweeted their confusion over what her job is in the first place.

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