Social media users are editing White House adviser and President TrumpDonald TrumpWendy Sherman takes leading role as Biden's 'hard-nosed' Russia negotiator Senate needs to confirm Deborah Lipstadt as antisemitism envoy — Now Former acting Defense secretary under Trump met with Jan. 6 committee: report MORE's daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Altria - Winter is here for Democrats NY attorney general subpoenas Trump, Ivanka, Donald Jr. Cheney cites testimony that Ivanka asked Trump to 'please stop this violence' on Jan. 6 MORE into iconic photos using the hashtag “#UnwantedIvanka” after she was seen in a viral video trying to make conversation with leaders at the Group of 20 (G-20) meeting last weekend.
The clip, released by the French presidential palace, appeared to show Ivanka Trump jumping into a conversation involving French President Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel MacronEurope's energy conflict fuels outbreak of realism about climate policy The US must consider using its Arctic advantage against Russia French teachers walk out in protest of relaxed COVID-19 rules MORE, Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauCanadians warned against travel to Ukraine Canada to allow unvaccinated Canadian truckers to enter from US Montreal limiting gatherings in homes to six people MORE, British Prime Minister Theresa MayTheresa Mary MayThe top political books of 2021 Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief defends Milley after Trump book criticism | Addresses critical race theory | Top general says Taliban has 'strategic momentum' in war Will Ocasio-Cortez challenge Biden or Harris in 2024? MORE and International Monetary Fund Chairwoman Christine Lagarde.
After the moment was described by many as awkward, social media users began editing pictures to add the businesswoman to historic and iconic moments including the D-Day invasion, the Beatles crossing Abbey Road and the first moon landing.
Somebody please photoshop Ivanka the unwelcome interloper boxing way above her weight into the following:— Erin *crosstalk* Ryan (@morninggloria) June 30, 2019
- Megan Rapinoe’s goal celebration
- Nixon-Elvis meeting
- Beyoncé’s Coachella performance
- Curies’ lab
- constitutional convention
- cast of Big Little Lies
The viral video sparked conversation about Ivanka Trump's role within her father’s administration and gained some pushback, including from members of Congress.
"It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSen. Brian Schatz tests positive for COVID-19 Democrats call on FDA to revisit ban on gay, bisexual men donating blood amid shortage Senate Democrats introduce bill to ban stock trades in Congress MORE (D-N.Y.) tweeted on Sunday. "It hurts our diplomatic standing when the President phones it in & the world moves on."
"The US needs our President working the G20. Bringing a qualified diplomat couldn’t hurt either," she added.
It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification.— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 29, 2019
It hurts our diplomatic standing when the President phones it in & the world moves on.
The US needs our President working the G20. Bringing a qualified diplomat couldn’t hurt either. https://t.co/KCZMXJ8FD9
Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuSpace race needs better cybersecurity Buttigieg touts supply achievements at ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach In their own words: Lawmakers, staffers remember Jan. 6 insurrection MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted that he "would like to hear Ivanka Trump's explanation about this video" before noting that she has blocked him on the social media platform.
Ivanka Trump has attended the last two G-20 summits and said on Twitter that she was invited by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to participate in the Women’s Empowerment event.
Thank you Prime Minister Abe for inviting me to join you for a conversation on women’s economic empowerment & putting this at the heart of the #G20OsakaSummit agenda. I look forward to collaboration with our international partners on #WGDP!— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) June 28, 2019
Watch live : https://t.co/2Dq5MqK7cd
“It is sad but not shocking that the haters choose to attack Ivanka Trump, a senior advisor to the President, when she is promoting U.S. efforts to empower women through strategic partnerships with world leaders. The G20 and ROK visits were substantive and historic. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership our country is more prosperous and secure,” Jessica Ditto, deputy White House communications director, said in a statement to The Hill.
--This report was updated at 12:06 p.m.