Trump turns on IVANKA and said she had ‘long checked out’ after the election


Donald Trump turned on his daughter Ivanka Trump after her testimony to the committee investigating the January 6th insurrection revealed she didn’t think the 2020 presidential election was rigged.

Her words, given in a video-taped deposition, were played during Thursday night’s prime time hearing.

The former president said on Friday that Ivanka was ‘not involved in looking’ at the results of the 2020 election. 

‘Ivanka Trump was not involved in looking at, or studying, Election results. She had long since checked out and was, in my opinion, only trying to be respectful to Bill Barr and his position as attorney general (he sucked),’ Trump wrote on Truth Social, the network he helped establish after he was banned from Twitter.

It was a shocking turn of events. Trump and his daughter were known for their close relationship and she was seen as his favorite child. She served as an adviser in his White House and Trump often said she could be president one day.

Trump had turned on other advisers who testified before the panel and who refused to back his false claim he won the 2020 election over Joe Biden.

But it was believed Ivanka testified before the panel with tact approval from her father. 

The House panel investigating January 6th showed video of Ivanka Trump testifying that she accepted Barr’s rejection of her father’s election fraud claims

In the clip of her testimony given to the committee, Ivanka Trump is shown backing up Trump Attorney General Bill Barr’s assertion that the election wasn’t rigged.

‘I respect Attorney General Barr. So I accepted what he said — was saying,’ she says.

In April, Ivanka Trump spent eight hours testifying before the House committee investigating the attack on the Capitol, where Donald Trump supporters attempted to stop the certification of the election.

She reportedly was one of the White House staff who went to the Oval Office multiple times on January 6th, asking her father to tell his supporters to leave the Capitol.

But a forthcoming book details how Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, who served as a senior counselor to Trump, were preparing for their post-White House lives shortly after the election and Trump’s false claims he won the contest.

On Nov. 5, 2020, within 24 hours of Trump first publicly proclaiming he was the true winner, Kushner turned to Ivanka and told her, ‘We’re moving to Miami, according to the book, The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021, by New York Times reporter Peter Baker and New Yorker reporter Susan Glasser. 

‘No matter how vociferously Mr. Trump claimed otherwise, neither Mr. Kushner nor Ivanka Trump believed then or later that the election had been stolen,’ according to the book, which cites people close to them. 

During Thursday evening’s hearing, the January 6th committee also played a clip of Kushner’s testimony. He was interviewed by the panel for six hours in March.

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is shown asking him about threats from Trump’s White House counsel to resign over the former president’s conduct.

‘Jared, are you aware of instances where Pat Cipollone threatened to resign?’ she said.

‘Like I said, my interest at that time was on trying to get as many’ pardons done as possible, Kushner said. 

‘And I know him and the team were always saying, we are going to resign, we are not going to be there if this happened, if that happens. So I kind of took it up to be just whining, to be honest with you,’ he noted.

Kushner was notably absent during critical periods in the last days of the Trump White House and he was overseas on January 6th.

Ivanka and Jared now live in Miami with their children. Ivanka’s staff did not respond immediately to DailyMail.com’s request for comment. 

Jared Kushner told the committee that he thought White House Counsel Pat Cipollone's constant threats to resign over the fraud claims in the wake of January 6 were just 'whining'

Jared Kushner told the committee that he thought White House Counsel Pat Cipollone’s constant threats to resign over the fraud claims in the wake of January 6 were just ‘whining’

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner both worked in the Trump White House; they are seen above with their children at the farewell ceremony for Trump on January 20th, 2021 at Joint Base Andrews

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner both worked in the Trump White House; they are seen above with their children at the farewell ceremony for Trump on January 20th, 2021 at Joint Base Andrews

Ivanka Trump waves to her dad when he's at a signing ceremony in the Oval Office in 2019

Ivanka Trump waves to her dad when he’s at a signing ceremony in the Oval Office in 2019

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump now live in Miami with their three kids

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump now live in Miami with their three kids

During Thursday’s prime time hearing, members of the January 6th panel played video taped testimony from Bill Barr and Trump campaign officials that showed they had told Trump he had lost the White House race. 

In the clip of Barr’s testmony, the former attorney general said he had three conversations with Trump about the 2020 election results, where he made it clear he thought the election was legitimate.

‘One was on November 23. One was on December 1, and one was on December 14, and I’ve been through sort of the give and take of those discussions. And in that context, I made it clear I did not agree with the idea of saying the election was stolen and putting out this stuff, which I told the President was bulls***,’ he said.

Barr resigned from the Justice Department in December 2020 after conflicts with Trump about the election outcome.

Trump slammed Barr as a ‘weak and frightened’ attorney general. 

‘The Democrats hit pay dirt with Barr, he was stupid, ridiculously said there was no problem with the Election & they left him alone. It worked for him, but not for our country!,’ he wrote on Truth Social.

In his postings on social media site, Trump kept up his lie he was the real election winner and berated the committee for not investigating his claims of election fraud. 

‘So the Unselect Committee of political HACKS refuses to play any of the many positive witnesses and statements, refuses to talk of the Election Fraud and Irregularities that took place on a massive scale,’ Trump wrote. ‘Our Country is in such trouble!’  

Cheney, who earned Trump’s ire for serving on the January 6th committee, blamed Trump directly for the insurrection.

‘Those who invaded our Capitol and battled law enforcement for hours were motivated by what President Trump had told them: that the election was stolen, and that he was the rightful president,’ Cheney said during the hearing.

‘President Trump summoned the mob, assembled the mob and lit the flame of this attack.’ 

Trump hit back at the allegations he caused the mob to flood the building.

‘The so-called ‘Rush on the Capitol’ was not caused by me, it was caused by a Rigged and Stolen election,’ he wrote. 

Trump took to Truth Social to hit back against Thursday's prime time hearing on the January 6th insurrection

Trump took to Truth Social to hit back against Thursday’s prime time hearing on the January 6th insurrection

And Jason Miller, who served as Trump’s campaign spokesman and remains a senior adviser to the former president, claims the committee edited his testimony with the clip they played.

In the clip played by the committe, Miller described a call that took place a few days after the election between rump and Matt Oczkowski, a campaign data expert. 

Oczkowski told Trump on the call he was going to lose the election based on the election returns, Miller testified. 

Miller told the panel that Trump didn’t believe Oczkowski’s analysis.

‘He believed that Matt was not looking at the prospect of legal challenges going our way and that Matt was looking at purely from what those numbers were showing as opposed to broader things to include legality and election integrity … issues which, as a data guy, he may not have been monitoring,’ Miller recalled telling the panel. 

Miller later tweeted what he said the committee left out of his testimony.

‘Here’s what came next in my testimony, which Liz Cheney failed to play,’ Miller tweeted. 

‘Q: Okay. And what was the President’s reaction then when Matt said to him, ‘Hey, we’ve looked at the numbers, you’re going to lose’? 

‘A: I think it’s safe to say he disagreed with Matt’s analysis. 

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