Sarah Sanders hits Ocasio-Cortez over criticism of Ivanka Trump's G-20 appearance

Former White House press secretary Sarah HuckabeeSarah Elizabeth SandersSarah Huckabee Sanders says she is 'relentlessly' attacked by women Sarah Sanders makes debut as Fox News contributor Sarah Sanders to publish book ahead of 2020 election MORE Sanders on Sunday slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez calls for Kavanaugh to be impeached Why are we turning a blind eye to right-wing incitement of violence? Bill Maher, Michael Moore spar over Democrats' strategy for 2020 MORE (D-N.Y.) after the freshman lawmaker criticized White House adviser Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico 2020 is not a family affair, for a change Katy Tur says it is 'shameful' that Congress hasn't passed new family leave law MORE's attendance at the Group of 20 (G-20) summit. 

"Phoning it in @AOC is wasting your time on Twitter while destroying jobs in NY," Sanders tweeted. "@realDonaldTrump & @IvankaTrump actually created millions of new jobs and continue to make the US stronger on the global stage but thank you for reminding Americans everyday why they elected Trump."

The comments from Sanders came as President TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report US service member killed in Afghanistan Pro-Trump website edited British reality star's picture to show him wearing Trump hat MORE's daughter faced mounting scrutiny over her presence at the G-20 summit in Japan, an event that convened leaders from around the globe. 

Ocasio-Cortez and others voiced outrage after the French presidential palace released a video showing Ivanka Trump joining a discussion involving French President Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel MacronWhistleblower Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum in France Trump to meet with India's Modi in Texas, Australia's Morrison in Ohio Amazon tribal chief nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for effort to protect rainforest MORE, Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauPelosi updates Trudeau on status of Trump's NAFTA revamp Has the G-7 outlived its usefulness? Trump argued with other G-7 leaders at private dinner over inviting Putin: report MORE, British Prime Minister Theresa MayTheresa Mary MayQueen Elizabeth to honor ex-British ambassador who called Trump 'inept' UK cabinet member resigns over Johnson's 'political vandalism' Revenge of the base: How 'democratic' reforms led to anti-democratic results in UK and US MORE and International Monetary Fund Chairwoman Christine Lagarde.  

Ocasio-Cortez condemned President Trump's decision to bring his daughter to the event, saying it hurt the U.S.'s diplomatic standing. 

"It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted after the video was released. "It hurts our diplomatic standing when the President phones it in & the world moves on."

Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuTed Lieu congratulates first Asian American cast member on 'Saturday Night Live' Ocasio-Cortez renews impeachment call amid probe involving Trump's Scotland property Oversight panel investigating Air Force crew's stop at Trump property in Scotland MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted on Sunday that he "would like to hear Ivanka Trump's explanation about this video." The hashtag "#UnwantedIvanka" trended on Twitter early Monday after users began editing her into iconic photos. 

Ivanka Trump has tagged along with President Trump for his last two visits to the G-20 summit. This year, she addressed efforts to elevate women in the workforce during a forum called the Special Event on Women’s Empowerment. 

An official with the French presidential palace said in a statement Monday that the government did not "anticipate" the overwhelming, largely mocking response to the video, Politico reported

"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," Jessica Ditto, deputy White House communications director, said in a statement to The Hill. "The G20 and ROK [Republic of Korea] visits were substantive and historic. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership our country is more prosperous and secure."