Ivanka Trump once said about her father Donald Trump, “If he wasn’t my father, I would spray him with Mace.” The comment from 2006 re-surfaced on Thanksgiving day.
The daughter of the President-elect made the statement in response to comments that her father made about her on a talk show appearance. Donald Trump said of his daughter Ivanka that she had a great figure and that he would date her if she were not his daughter.
If you think that this is a fake news story like the ones that were so prominent all over the Internet during the elections, it was reported by The Hill. The Hill is a respected serious journal. And the quote was originally cited in the Chicago Tribune back in 2006, ten years before Donald Trump ran for President.
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What should be remembered is that we cannot know the context of the quote or how Ivanka Trump said those words. It is possible that she said them with a smile and was just joking.
Meanwhile, Ivanka shared some of her family’s Thanksgiving pics on Instagram and Twitter.
Yes Ivanka, you can have seconds.
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) November 25, 2016
You can see Donald Trump make those comments about his daughter Ivanka Trump here: