Pool/Getty Images Donald Trump's daughter posted a quote from what she said was a Chinese proverb on Monday. It said: "Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it." Ivanka's post appeared to be a jab at her father's critics as he prepared to meet Kim Jong Un in Singapore. The problem? Nobody in China, including the country's state media, knew what Ivanka was talking about. It does, however, appear on a number of US websites in lists of generic "inspirational quotes." She wrote on Monday: "Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it," attributing the phrase simply as "Chinese Proverb." The post, which is currently pinned to the top of Trump's Twitter profile, appeared to be a jab at her father's critics as he prepared for his unprecedented meeting with Kim Jong Un on Tuesday. Ivanka Trump/Twitter The problem? Nobody in China even knows what the phrase means, or where it might have come from. People on … [Read more...] about Ivanka Trump tweeted a ‘Chinese Proverb’ at Trump’s critics before the Singapore summit — but it looks like it’s not Chinese at all
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First daughter Ivanka Trump tweeted what she called a “Chinese proverb” to mark President Donald Trump’s recent historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and the Internet was quick to point out it isn’t one. “Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it,” she wrote on Monday.Many users of China’s social media site Weibo were baffled but helpful. A number of people offered suggestions for a Chinese equivalent. They included, “A true gentleman should keep silent while watching a chess game,” and, “If you can do it, do it; if you can’t, shut up.” The Washington Post did some digging into the phrase Ivanka Trump shared and found that “according to the website QuoteInvestigator.com, a version of it may have first been published in the United States more than 100 years ago.” 30 PHOTOS Donald Trump and his … [Read more...] about Ivanka Trump’s ‘Chinese’ proverb tweet leaves social media baffled
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page James Pindell Globe Staff April 17, 2018 DERRY, N.H. — On the day that marks the national deadline to file tax returns, two top members of the Trump administration traveled to New Hampshire — a swing state on the US political map — to trumpet a new revenue-collection law they say will save Americans thousands of dollars when they file next year.On Tuesday, the president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, along with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, fielded inquiries at the Derry Opera House about what the tax law, signed by the president in December, means for businesses and individuals.Among the preselected questions: “Why is tax reform a really big deal?” “Next year can I really file my taxes on a postcard?” and “Can you discuss a good response to Democrats saying there won’t be wage growth and job growth?” … [Read more...] about On Tax Day, Ivanka Trump and Steve Mnuchin tout new law in N.H.
World Ivanka Trump Peru Secretary of State Donald Trump First daughter Ivanka Trump is being accused of acting like the U.S. secretary of state in Peru, where she is attending a conference that her father President Donald Trump canceled his appearance for. Related: Ivanka Trump Says Father Taught Her to ‘Always Do What I Feel Is Right' As Family Faces Federal Investigation One such attack on Ivanka Trump was posted Friday morning by Scott Dworkin, co-founder of the Democratic Coalition resisting the president. He worked during Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns, as well as the "Draft Biden" and "Run Warren Run" campaigns, according to the coalition's website. Dworkin embedded a video that the first daughter posted on social media, in which she says in a peppy tone, “Buenos días, I am here in Lima, Peru, for the Summit of the America conference. I’m really excited about my first stop, which is the Lima Stock Exchange, where … [Read more...] about Ivanka Trump Slammed As Fake Secretary of State in Peru by Twitter
POLITICS 04/09/2018 08:42 pm ET "Ummm ... there's this thing called the President's Council of Fitness, Sport and Nutrition," said Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling. By Mary Papenfuss First daughter Ivanka Trump’s tweet about the poor state of American children’s fitness had a tiny moment in the sun ― before a retired Army general reminded her that her dad has eviscerated the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition. The council’s key mission: to improve the health and fitness of Americans ... including kids. We need to promote healthy lifestyles for America’s youth. In a recent survey, 9.5 million U.S. children reported that they did NOT once participate in any of over 100 sports or activities listed. #YouthSports @AspenInstitute— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) April 8, 2018 Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, a CNN analyst and physical fitness advocate, was appointed a member of the council in 2013 and served through … [Read more...] about Retired General Schools Ivanka Trump After She Complains About Child Fitness