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

Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpJared Kushner's sister-in-law Karlie Kloss says she will vote against Trump in 2020 Trump scheduled to attend Davos amid impeachment trial Lawmakers introduce bill to bolster artificial intelligence, quantum computing 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 TrumpTrump says US has coronavirus 'totally under control' Senate Republicans muscle through rules for Trump trial Collins breaks with GOP on attempt to change impeachment rules resolution 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 ClintonSanders holds four-point lead on Biden in new California poll Gabbard knocks Clinton's jab at Sanders: 'This isn't high school' Hill.TV's Krystal Ball rips op-ed comparing Sanders supporters to those of Trump 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."