Ivanka Trump: 'Inappropriate' to call me first lady
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Ivanka Trump calls it “inappropriate” to say she’ll be taking on a first lady-like role in her father’s White House.

“Well, I think it’s an inappropriate observation,” Ivanka Trump, President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' MORE’s eldest daughter, says in an interview that aired Thursday on “Good Morning America.”

The 35-year-old businesswoman and former model was responding to a question from ABC’s Deborah Roberts about her reaction “when people that she’s going to be, essentially, the real first lady.”


“There’s one first lady,” Trump replied, referring to her stepmother, Melania Trump, “and she’ll do remarkable things.”

Ivanka Trump announced earlier this month that she’s taking a formal leave of absence from her role at the Trump Organization and her eponymous women’s fashion brand to move with her family to Washington. Trump said she intends to “settle our three young children into their new home and schools."

The president-elect has said his wife and son, Barron, won’t move to the nation’s capital immediately, so the 10-year-old can finish the school year at home in New York. That announcement led to speculation that Ivanka Trump — a fixture on the campaign trail — could fill the shoes of first lady.