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What Is Ivanka Trump’s Role in the White House?

The motivations and aspirations of the self-proclaimed “first daughter” remain a mystery.
Source: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

Editor’s Note: This article is one of 50 in a series about Trump's first two years as president.

We’re halfway through, and Ivanka Trump remains as much of a mystery as ever. Like Hillary Clinton, she has a West Wing office, and like Nancy Reagan, she has a wondering, matchless fealty to the president. She would never snatch her hand away from his, like Melania did; she

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