A retired Lieutenant General ripped first daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpTrump Jr. was deposed in inauguration funds probe Former Trump officials eye bids for political office The Hill's Morning Report - Disaster politics hobble Cruz, Cuomo MORE on Sunday for a tweet on children's fitness. 

“We need to promote healthy lifestyles for America’s youth,” Ivanka Trump, a White House adviser, tweeted. “In a recent survey, 9.5 million U.S. children reported that they did NOT once participate in any of over 100 sports or activities listed.”

Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling was quick to respond that there is an existing council to encourage healthy lifestyles that has stalled under her father’s administration.


“Ummm...there’s this thing called the President’s Council on Fitness, Sport, and Nutrition. Been around 60 years,” Hertling tweeted on Sunday. “Used to have 25 appointees...I was one of them. @MichelleObama helped & generated momentum in this area. No one is on the Council now. @FitnessGov. Check it out.”

Hertling was appointed to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition in 2013 under former President Obama. 

Last year was the 60th anniversary of the council, which was established under former President Eisenhower.

In February, President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Albany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo's resignation Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia's record turnout MORE expanded the number of council members, from 25 to 30, but has yet to appoint any members. Holli Richmond was appointed as executive director last month. 

The council serves under the secretary of Health and Human Services and the website still lists members as “to be announced” as of Monday afternoon.

Hertling pointed out on Twitter that former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama slams 'partisan actions' to 'curtail access to ballot box' Michelle Obama on conversations with her daughters: 'Me and Barack, we can't get a word in' Michelle Obama offers advice with release of young readers' edition of 'Becoming' memoir MORE advocated for healthy school lunches and active lifestyles while in the White House. She founded the "Let’s Move" initiative in 2010.

In 2017, Agriculture Secretary Sonny PerdueSonny PerdueThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Georgia election day is finally here; Trump hopes Pence 'comes through for us' to overturn results Civil war between MAGA, GOP establishment could hand Dems total control Trump administration races to finish environmental rules, actions MORE took steps to roll back Obama's healthy school lunch standards program.  

Other social media users were also quick to mock Ivanka Trump's tweet.