Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpBiden celebrates start of Hanukkah Meadows comes under growing Jan. 6 panel spotlight Tucker Carlson rips Graham over report he told officers to shoot Jan. 6 rioters MORE and Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerBiden celebrates start of Hanukkah Kushner looking to Middle East for investors in new firm: report Watchdog finds no money has flowed out of agency tasked by Trump admin to fight pandemic MORE are sharing some holiday pastries with the press — gifting White House reporters with hamantaschen.
The triangular fruit- and chocolate-filled goodies are a traditional treat during the Jewish holiday of Purim, which begins March 20.
On Wednesday, Trump and Kushner, both advisers to Ivanka Trump's father President TrumpDonald TrumpBaldwin calls Trump criticism following 'Rust' shooting 'surreal' Haley hits the stump in South Carolina Mary Trump files to dismiss Trump's lawsuit over NYT tax story MORE, left a bag of hamantaschen for journalists, according to CNN's Betsy Klein. ITK hears the baked goods were put in a break area for journalists in the West Wing.
Ivanka Trump posted on Instagram earlier this month an image of her three young children crafting some Purim desserts, writing, "Our hamantaschen game is on point this year!"
The hamantaschen gift from Trump and Kushner's family came a day after the president blasted "fake news" as the "absolute enemy of the people."
The Fake News Media has NEVER been more Dishonest or Corrupt than it is right now. There has never been a time like this in American History. Very exciting but also, very sad! Fake News is the absolute Enemy of the People and our Country itself!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 19, 2019