Ocasio-Cortez says Ivanka Trump not ‘a qualified diplomat’

Ocasio-Cortez says Ivanka Trump not ‘a qualified diplomat’
Ivanka Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Images: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Maybe if Ivanka had tended bar for a living, Ocasio-Cortez would feel differently.]

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is apparently not happy that first daughter Ivanka Trump accompanied her father on his trip to the G-20 summit.

The Democrat from New York commented on Twitter late Saturday after a BBC reporter posted a video showing Ivanka Trump alongside her father in a G-20 discussion that included French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other leaders.

“It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter. “It hurts our diplomatic standing when the President phones it in & the world moves on. The US needs our President working the G20. Bringing a qualified diplomat couldn’t hurt either.”

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During the global event in Osaka, Japan, Ivanka Trump represented the U.S. in meetings with leaders from China, Japan, Russia, India and Australia, the South China Morning Post reported.

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