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

Former White House press secretary Sarah HuckabeeSarah Elizabeth SandersBill Press: Mulvaney proves need for daily briefings White House correspondent April Ryan to moderate fundraising event for Buttigieg White House press secretary defends lack of daily briefings: Trump 'is the most accessible president in history' MORE Sanders on Sunday slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSanders to join youth climate strikers in Iowa Al Green calls for including Trump's 'racism' in impeachment articles Progressives' campaign strategy: Willful ignorance MORE (D-N.Y.) after the freshman lawmaker criticized White House adviser Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpLawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to allow new parents to advance tax credits Jane Fonda says she feels 'sad' for Trump Hillicon Valley: Google to limit political ad targeting | Senators scrutinize self-driving car safety | Trump to 'look at' Apple tariff exemption | Progressive lawmakers call for surveillance reforms | House panel advances telecom bills 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 TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq: report 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 MacronBiden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Trump returns to impeachment fight after NATO clash Overnight Defense: Trump cancels presser, cuts short NATO trip | Viral video catches leaders appearing to gossip about Trump | Dem witnesses say Trump committed impeachable offenses | Trump reportedly mulling more troops in Middle East MORE, Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauBiden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Trump returns to impeachment fight after NATO clash Overnight Defense: Trump cancels presser, cuts short NATO trip | Viral video catches leaders appearing to gossip about Trump | Dem witnesses say Trump committed impeachable offenses | Trump reportedly mulling more troops in Middle East MORE, British Prime Minister Theresa MayTheresa Mary MayBoris Johnson is under pressure to stand up to Trump on climate change Report: Trump UK ambassador fired deputy for mentioning Obama in speech The US needs a Secretary of Loneliness 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. 

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"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."

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Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuVideo of Princess Anne shrugging as Queen greets Trump goes viral Lawmakers to watch during Wednesday's impeachment hearing Adam Schiff's star rises with impeachment hearings 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."