President Donald Trump said Saturday the USA would contribute $50 million to a new World Bank fund conceived by his daughter that aims to help women entrepreneurs access capital and other support.
"I have held a number of meetings with other world leaders at this summit and have been struck by their strong desire to forge ambitious new trading relationships with the United Kingdom after Brexit", said May. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to describe a private meeting.
In her closing news conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she still deplored Trump's position on the Paris accord but she was "gratified" the other 19 nations opposed its renegotiation.
"The delegations decide who will sit at the table if the president isn't there, which can happen from time to time".
A senior Trump administration official confirmed that Ivanka Trump had stepped in for her father, but dismissed any suggestion it was improper or unusual.
"It is very well known that she works at the White House", adding that negotiations with the United States continue to be "very difficult".
The first daughter was spotted slipping into Trump's seat at a working session on "Partnership with Africa, Migration and Health", putting her shoulder-to-shoulder with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Ms Trump is an adviser to her father, but a leader's absence is usually covered by high-ranking officials.
With respect to Trump's biggest policy challenges, his elder daughter has mostly avoided the spotlight.
He followed that with a hypothetical example of how the media would have reacted if Hillary Clinton won the presidential election and her daughter Chelsea stood in for her.
Her husband, Jared Kushner, is a senior adviser to President Donald Trump.
A day after Trump slammed Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria, the two men yesterday had a "robust and lengthy exchange" about allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
As the leaders of the most powerful countries in the world pose for a class photo, outside thousands of protesters are demanding death to capitalism. "Might be the only bad thing she has going, if you want to know the truth". "Always have been", Trump said. That notion of reciprocity is something Trump regularly advocates for; the notion of protectionism is something USA trading partners often accuse him of supporting. In less than 140 characters, she cut down his argument, defended her mother, father, and herself while simultaneously refusing to stoop to his level. Still, Ivanka Trump has weighed in on topics of personal interest, such as the women's empowerment initiative in which she's played a crucial role.