Ivanka Trump jokes at Gridiron dinner that being president's daughter is 'the hardest job in the world'

Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpTrump administration awarding M in housing grants to human trafficking survivors Deutsche Bank launches investigation into longtime banker of Trump, Kushner Watchdog group accuses Stephen Miller of violating Hatch Act with Biden comments MORE prodded at the media, Democrats and herself during an appearance late Saturday at the Gridiron Club dinner, an annual high-end gathering of government officials and elite media types. 

The Washington Post reported that the president's oldest daughter and senior adviser told the audience that she "didn't have time to write any jokes" because her father asked her to appear on his behalf the day of the event.

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"So I figured the funniest thing I could do is read you excerpts from the Green New Deal," she said, a reference to the progressive environmental proposal put forward by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezProgressives soaring after big primary night 'Absolutely incredible': Ocasio-Cortez congratulates Cori Bush on upset victory over Lacy Clay Biden needs to bring religious Americans into the Democratic fold MORE (D-N.Y.) and other Democrats.

"The press seems to think that it's ironic that I, born of great privilege, think that people want to work for what they are given," Trump said. "As if being Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Pence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Twitter bans Trump campaign until it deletes tweet with COVID-19 misinformation MORE's daughter isn't the hardest job in the world."

Ivanka Trump and Ocasio-Cortez sparred on Twitter last week over the congresswoman's support for a universal job guarantee included in the "Green New Deal."

The president attended last year's Gridiron dinner, where he chided the press, Democrats and a few members of his own administration.

Ivanka Trump said Saturday her father regretted missing out on this year's event, according to NPR.

"The opportunity to poke fun at the media is not something that he passes up lightly," she said. "That said, in some ways you could say that to my father, every day is a Gridiron dinner."