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For any bosses out there scrambling around for an extra staff member, turning to your daughter is probably not an option. But the President of the United States seems to hold himself to different standards
Tillerson, who reportedly discovered he'd lost his job when Trump announced so on Twitter, was promptly replaced by Mike Pompeo.
Yet it is reportedly his daughter, Ivanka Trump - a White House advisor - who will fill in for Tillerson in a meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha in the US.
Tillerson was set to meet with Kang to discuss talks with North Korea, among other issues, it was previously reported. It is not clear when or where the meeting will be held, nor whether Kang will also meet with former CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
Before her role as a senior White House adviser, Ivanka Trump had no diplomacy or government experience. Previously, she has run fashion businesses and modelled.
Many are outraged that the President's daughter appears to be standing in for Tillerson.
Why is Ivanka Trump, who has no foreign policy experience and doesn’t even have a full security clearance, conducti… https://t.co/zSlflg9uMM
— Citizens for Ethics (@Citizens for Ethics)
@thehill Ivanka is not qualified to “fill in” for Tillerson with South Korea.
That’s like having a Kardashian fil… https://t.co/XzXytj0MK9