Ivanka Trump spent the weekend in Dubai to
escape her father’s grotesque ogling do something or other obliquely related to her White House advisory role promote the Trump International Golf Club.
Trump International Golf Club in Dubai is promoting its anniversary celebration on Instagram during @IvankaTrump's United Arab Emirates trip. Eric & Don Jr.'s travel for its opening weeks after Trump's inauguration cost US taxpayers $250k on Secret Service https://t.co/QAlyouGxzq pic.twitter.com/MlzuOIi73S
— Anna Massoglia (@annalecta) February 17, 2020
Well, the former White House ethics chief under President Obama and (oh so briefly) Donald Trump noticed:
How convenient. It was nice of you taxpayers to sponsor her corporate trip. It was nice of you to fund the propaganda video VOA disseminated too. Yer the best. https://t.co/2V2M5aPhHi
— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) February 17, 2020
Shaub actually lasted in the Trump administration for several months, until Trump apparently realized having a functioning ethics chief on staff was more superfluous than retaining a nutritionist, whose sole duty would no doubt be using the Jaws of Life to retrieve McNuggets from beneath POTUS’ adipose folds.
The government even put together a nice glam video for Ivanka’s modeling portfolio:
As they say, it’s good to be the king. And if you’re a celebrity, they let you do whatever you want.