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

Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpTrump reversed course on flavored e-cigarette ban over fear of job losses: report Trump to tour Apple factory with Tim Cook on Wednesday Resistance or unhinged behavior? Partisan hatred reaches Trump's family 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-CortezSanders doubles down on Bolivia 'coup,' few follow suit Hillicon Valley: Progressives oppose funding bill over surveillance authority | Senators call for 5G security coordinator | Facebook gets questions over location tracking | Louisiana hit by ransomware attack Overnight Energy: Mark Ruffalo pushes Congress on 'forever chemicals' | Lawmakers spar over actor's testimony | House Dems unveil renewable energy tax plan | Funding for conservation program passes Senate hurdle 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 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 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."