Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump waves during a campaign event in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump waves during a campaign event in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump waves during a campaign event in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Donald Trump considered daughter Ivanka as 2016 running mate, says ex-deputy campaign chair

  • President distrusted politicians and valued loyalty above all, repeatedly placing relatives in key campaign positions, writes former aide Rick Gates in new book
  • Idea was gaining ‘momentum’ before Ivanka pulled herself out of the running

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump waves during a campaign event in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump waves during a campaign event in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump waves during a campaign event in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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