Ivanka Trump urges support for groups that 'uplift' Baltimore amid father's criticism of city
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White House senior adviser Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpTrump awards Yankees legend Mariano Rivera the Medal of Freedom The Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico 2020 is not a family affair, for a change MORE on Tuesday voiced support for policies and organizations that help “uplift the great people” of Baltimore, but she did not weigh in on her father's recent attacks on the city and its lawmakers.

“In spring 2017, after visiting the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Greater Baltimore Urban League, I donated proceeds from my book to fund a @NatUrbanLeague Women’s Initiative, incubated in Baltimore, to assist women in starting and growing successful businesses,” the president's eldest daughter tweeted.

“I encourage everyone to advance smart policy and/or support organizations that uplift the great people of ‘Charm City,’” she added, referring to the city by its nickname. 

Trump donated $100,000 of the proceeds from her 2017 book “Women Who Work” to the National Urban League after attending a roundtable with local Baltimore business owners, National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial, former deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, and then-Small Business Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonIvanka Trump urges support for groups that 'uplift' Baltimore amid father's criticism of city Trump campaign describes Corey Stewart super PAC as 'unconscionable' Pro-Trump group plans to spend 0M in six battleground states MORE, according to CNN.


President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE blasted Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsOvernight Defense: Trump says he has 'many options' on Iran | Hostage negotiator chosen for national security adviser | Senate Dems block funding bill | Documents show Pentagon spent at least 4K at Trump's Scotland resort Top Oversight Democrat demands immigration brass testify Documents show Pentagon spent at least 4,000 at Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland MORE (D-Md.) on Saturday for criticizing his administration’s policies on the southern border. He called Baltimore, which is part of Cummings’s district, a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”

The president kept up his attacks on Cummings, accusing him in a tweet of doing “NOTHING for his very poor, very dangerous and very badly run district.” Trump has also gone after critics who characterized the tweets as racist.