Ivanka cited a letter from former President Jefferson to her daughter to defend her father after the House of Representatives passed the Trump impeachment investigation.
"'Surrounded by enemies and spies misrepresenting every word spoken and each word written, put when the truth doesn't suit them' – Thomas Jefferson spoke of the situation in Washington in his letter to Martha's daughter. that never changes father, "Ivanka Trump, the daughter and senior adviser of US President Donald Trump wrote in her Facebook post yesterday.
The post came after the US House of Representatives passed a impeachment investigation of Trump with 232 votes in favor and 196 votes against, related to a July phone conversation between the White House boss and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The US president called this "the largest witch hunt" in the country's history.
Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump. Image: Reuters.
Ivanka's quote was from a letter from Thomas Jefferson, the third president and author of the American Declaration of Independence, written to her daughter in February 2002 when he was the vice president and congress of the United States. Aaron Burr will be the president. The congressional vote less than a month later helped Jefferson become US president in 1801-1809.
In the letter, Jefferson mentioned the tension between him and his political opponent. The Miller Center at the University of Virginia described the tensions at that time as "reaching a level of personal hostility unmatched in American politics".
During a phone call in July, Trump allegedly urged Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden, the Democratic's top candidate in the race to the White House in 2020, for personal political purposes. If the House of Representatives finally passes Trump impeachment, a Senate hearing will be triggered. However, Trump will only be deposed if two-thirds of the senators vote against him – something that is unlikely due to the Communist side. tie controlling the Senate.
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