Ivanka Trump: 'No equivalency' between her private email use and Clinton's

ABC News Ivanka Trump sits down with ABC News Deborah Roberts for an exclusive interview Nov. 27 2018

ABC News Ivanka Trump sits down with ABC News Deborah Roberts for an exclusive interview Nov. 27 2018

The discovery alarmed some advisers to President Donald Trump, who feared that his daughter's practices bore similarities to those of Clinton, who used as personal email server while secretary of state during the Obama administration.

Ivanka Trump doesn't want you comparing her private email scandal to Hillary Clinton's much more serious private email scandal - because unlike the former first lady, the first daughter doesn't contain "anything of substance."

Ms Trump said the emails sent to her private account were mainly regarding scheduling and logistics to balance her home and work life.

But on Tuesday night, Ivanka appeared on ABC News and defended herself, asserting that there's "no equivalency" between her private emails and Clinton's server scandal.

ABC News Ivanka Trump sits down with ABC News Deborah Roberts for an exclusive interview Nov. 27 2018
ABC News Ivanka Trump sits down with ABC News Deborah Roberts for an exclusive interview Nov. 27 2018

She then said that she's looking to Canada to "bring us back to our senses".

She was emphatic that "everything has been preserved" and stored in the White House system.

In Mrs Clinton's case, she had set up a private email server at her home in NY that she used for all work and personal emails during her four years as secretary of state.

Clinton set up a private server and email address to conduct official business while Secretary of State, sending tens of thousands of emails, some containing classified material.

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The emails were sent as Ms Trump moved into an adviser's position in her father's administration. It has also raised security concerns, particularly over classified or sensitive information and the possibility of hacking. "There were no deletions", Ivanka Trump said.

White House ethics officials learned of Ivanka Trump's personal email use when reviewing emails gathered last fall by five Cabinet agencies to respond to a public records lawsuit, sources familiar with the matter told The Post. She also deleted about 31,000 emails after a congressional subpoena.

Roberts also dove into the topic of Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, which could possibly affect Ivanka's brother, Donald Trump Jr. No comment from the White House.

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Speaking of children, Ivanka sat down with Good Morning America's Deborah Roberts for a rare interview at an Idaho elementary school she was visiting with Apple CEO Tim Cook to talk about something tech-y rather than tear-gas. "What's relevant are the policies of the White House, and what I feel deeply privileged about every day, is that I have the ability to serve our nation and lean in in areas where I am deeply passionate", she said.

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