Ivanka says why she is proud to be an American
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First daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Altria - Winter is here for Democrats NY attorney general subpoenas Trump, Ivanka, Donald Jr. Cheney cites testimony that Ivanka asked Trump to 'please stop this violence' on Jan. 6 MORE said Tuesday that traveling the country during her father's presidential campaign and following his inauguration has bolstered her appreciation for the U.S.

"I am proud on so many levels, and really traveling this country has made me even more of a proud American today than at any other point in my life," she said in an interview with Fox News on Tuesday. "You see the spirit, the tenacity. You see the sacrifice."

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"You meet with soldiers and sailors and their families, and you think about all the things that they're doing to ensure that the America we know remains true and can continue on," she added.

The now-first daughter was a staple during her father's appearances as a presidential candidate and moved to Washington in January when President TrumpDonald TrumpSanders calls out Manchin, Sinema ahead of filibuster showdown Laura Ingraham 'not saying' if she'd support Trump in 2024 The Hill's 12:30 Report: Djokovic may not compete in French Open over vaccine requirement MORE took office. Both she and her husband, Jared Kushner, are considered two of the president's closest and most influential advisers.