Trump says he considered his daughter Ivanka to lead the World Bank

President Donald Trump alongside his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner during a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 2017

As part of her research, Plott looked for concrete examples of ways that Ivanka had stopped her father from enacting an extreme policy that she believed went too far - and she came up empty.

"I think it would've been a lot easier for her if she'd just stayed in NY and did what she was doing", the President told the Atlantic's Elaina Plott in an interview.

"The other one" she referred to is Marla Maples, who was Donald Trump's mistress for several years and became his second wife in 1993 - the same year she gave birth to Tiffany Trump.

Speaking to The Atlantic, Mr Trump confirmed reports from January that he was considering Ivanka for the vacant position of World Bank president.

Ivana Trump revealed the truth on how her daughter Ivanka really feels about her stepmom and First Lady, Melania Trump. But she would've been incredible", he told The Atlantic before adding "I even thought of Ivanka for the World Bank ...

Trump said the thing that held him back was a belief that others would claim he pushed forward his daughter, whose husband Jared also works as a key advisor, due to nepotism. Only one person gets that kind of look from Donald Trump. 'She would've been great at that because she's very good with numbers'.

Donald Trump married Ivana Trump in 1977.

In his bombshell White House-insider bestseller Fire and Fury, the author Michael Wolff wrote that Ivanka Trump aspires to a higher achievement than an appointment from her father: to be the first female USA president. 'Don is, uh, he's enjoying politics; actually, it's very good, ' he said. I've seen her under tremendous stress and pressure. I mean, the children-the children have been very, very good, ' Trump said.

When jobs open up in the Trump administration-a frequent occurrence-Ivanka is at the top of her father's mind. Trump said of his 37-year-old daughter.

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