Joe Biden makes a not-so-subtle dig at Ivanka Trump in first interview as president
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Joe Biden has unequivocally stated that no members of his family will play a role in his administration.

For anybody that has been asleep for the past four years, that might seem like a weird clarification for any president to have to make.

But not anymore, given what we do (and don’t) know about the role of Donald Trump’s offspring throughout his time in the White House.

For the duration, Ivanka Trump had even her own office there.

In his first interview as President with People magazine, Biden takes a pretty clear swipe at the former president’s penchant for hiring family members.

“We're going to run this like the Obama-Biden administration. No one in our family and extended family is going to be involved in any government undertaking or foreign policy. And nobody has an office in this place.”

Not that Ivanka is likely to be particularly fussed – she and Jared Kushner have traded Washington DC for a lot on a Miami island known as Billionaire’s Bunker.

What the questionably qualified pair actually did to contribute is unclear when it comes to policy-making it, but Vanity Fair reports that they made as much as $120m between them last year

Weirdly, a lot of Republicans are keeping a beady eye out for signs of nepotism in the White House.

Texas senator John Cornyn jumped at the chance to point out that a former colleague of Hunter Biden’s lawyer will be working in the Department of Justice, and was quickly shut down.

No hiring your great-uncle's barber's best friend as Secretary of State, Joe.

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