Ivanka Trump: ‘No equivalency’ with Hillary Clinton’s private email use

Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpBuzzFeed story has more to say about media than the president 'Vice' director shrugs off report that Ivanka and Jared walked out of screening Former PepsiCo CEO being considered for World Bank chief post: report MORE in a new interview said there is "no equivalency" between her use of a private email account for government emails in 2017 and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while working as secretary of State.

"All of my emails are stored and preserved. There were no deletions. There is no attempt to hide. There's no equivalency to what my father's spoken about," Trump told ABC News.

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Trump in 2017 used her private account to send hundreds of emails about official business to administration aides, members of the Cabinet and her personal assistants, The Washington Post reported earlier this month.

Trump has faced heightened criticism over the news, given President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday shows preview: Shutdown negotiations continue after White House immigration proposal Rove warns Senate GOP: Don't put only focus on base Ann Coulter blasts Trump shutdown compromise: ‘We voted for Trump and got Jeb!’ MORE's attacks against Clinton over her use of a private email server as secretary of State. The president has repeatedly suggested that Clinton should be jailed for doing so.

Ivanka Trump told ABC News, however, that "there is no restriction of using personal email."

"In fact, we're instructed that if we receive an email to our personal account that could relate to government work, you simply just forward it to your government account so it can be archived," she added.

President Trump has defended his daughter and adviser since the story first broke, telling reporters last month that it was "fake news" to draw parallels between her use of a private email and Clinton's.

"She wasn’t doing anything to hide her emails," the president said. "There was no deleting like Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonConservatives pound BuzzFeed, media over Cohen report BuzzFeed story has more to say about media than the president Trump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier MORE did. There was no server in the basement like Hillary Clinton had. You were talking about a whole different — you're talking about fake news."