- Ivanka Trump was criticised for sharing photos of herself and her children on social media amid reports of migrant children being separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border as a result of a Trump administration immigration policy.
- Trump stayed silent on the issue until June 21, the day her father signed an executive order designed to end the separation policy.
- “Now that an EO has been signed ending family separation at the border, it is time to focus on swiftly and safely reuniting the families that have been separated,”she tweeted.
- She hasn’t posted a photo of her children since May 27.
It’s been just over two months since Ivanka Trump last posted a photo of her kids on social media, and it most likely shows she’s listening to her critics.
On May 27, the president’s daughter came under fire after she posted a photo of herself cuddling her 2-year-old son amid news reports of children being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border as a result of a Trump administration immigration policy.
Her photo was described as tone deaf.
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) May 27, 2018
Others begged her to take action after remaining silent on the issue.
“IVANKA!!! DO SOMETHING!!! Make him STOP. Would you want your child in a cage, separated from you when you’re seeking safety for them?!?!? Are you paying attention????” one person wrote in a comment on Instagram.
Trump has not posted a photo of her children since then.
It wasn’t until June 21 that Trump finally broke her silence on the border crisis. It was the same day her father, President Donald Trump, signed an executive order that he said would end the separation of migrant families at the US-Mexico border.
“Now that an EO has been signed ending family separation at the border, it is time to focus on swiftly and safely reuniting the families that have been separated,” she tweeted at the time.
The president has told Republican lawmakers that his daughter encouraged him to address the issue.
“Ivanka feels very strongly,” he said in June. “I think anybody with a heart would feel very strongly about it. We don’t like to see families separated.”
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