Ivanka Trump this week introduced she was not becoming a member of her father Donald Trump as he makes a 3rd bid for the White House—ruling out her personal return to the political area.
Instead, she is concentrating on her life in balmy Miami—removed from the wintry climes of Washington D.C. —along with her three kids and husband Jared Kushner.
It’s been a year of highs and lows for the statuesque blonde, who we’re instructed, feels that she and her husband “left it all on the field” once they departed the White House final January.
In July, she was left heartbroken when her mom, Ivana Trump died aged 73 following a fall at her Manhattan dwelling. (That dwelling simply hit the market for a cool $26.5 million).
A month later, Trump, 41, handled one more blow when her husband underwent a second thyroid surgical procedure. Kushner, additionally 41, wrote in his e book, “Breaking History: A White House Memoir,” that he had secretly undergone an identical surgical procedure for thyroid most cancers in 2019 whereas serving as Donald Trump’s senior White House adviser.
Ivana’s passing made her daughter understand simply how treasured life is, one shut pal admitted this week, telling The Post “I think losing a parent definitely leads to a real awakening, that means different things for different people. “For Ivanka, it underscored how fleeting time is.”
“But with all the sadness that came from that time, the constant refrain in every story that she heard about her mother…was that she really lived: in work, personally and professionally; (and like Ivanka) she also left it all on the field. She was not waiting to have fun at a later date! She was definitely one of a kind and a true force of nature.”
Speaking about Kushner, the pal stated: “Good well being is one thing Ivanka actually prayed for. Jared’s first well being scare was within the White House, after which there was a second scare.
The choice to depart the political fray was one Trump and Kushner had made quickly after departing office in early 2021.
Speaking to a slew of shut household confidents this week, one other Trump insider instructed The Post: “Going into government changed the trajectory of all of their lives, but they never expected to go into politics.” And they’re unlikely to return to it both.
“Ivanka and Jared…were really specific they would not be coming back. They feel like it was an amazing, extraordinary chapter in their lives—but their exit was not triggered by one thing.”
And whereas they celebrated Tiffany Trump’s wedding to billionaire Michael Boulos at Mar-a-Lago final weekend—the place Trump was maid-of-honor to her sister—those that know the household denied claims that the lavish bash was overshadowed by Donald makes an attempt to attract Ivanka and Jared again into his marketing campaign.
One visitor on the weekend instructed The Post: “The marriage ceremony was wonderful. It was humorous, as a result of for the primary time shortly—and particularly…as a result of it was simply previous Donald’s announcement that he was operating once more—there was no dialog about politics.
“People were just happy to be present and there was a lot of laughing and dancing.
“Ivanka, Jared, Michael and Donald even played golf together the Friday before the wedding”
Trump, who was a senior White House advisor alongside Kushner, has settled into her new life in Florida. The couple is repeatedly seen in any respect the Miami hotspots, together with Carbone, Call Me Gaby and ZZ’s Club and have grow to be part of the Miami social scene, as work continues on their new multi-million dollar family home.
Trump has even, buddies reveal, been studying to surf—taking her sons Joseph, 9, and Theo, 6, on a browsing journey to Costa Rica in February—with one pal saying she is “the happiest she has ever been”.
After 4 years of being within the maelstrom of politics, Trump is now in a position to spend extra time along with her brood—horseback driving with Arabella, 11, fishing with Joseph, and going to parkour lessons with Theo. There was additionally a family trip to Israel over the summer—and a girlfriend journey to New Orleans for Jazz Fest.
During her time within the Trump administration, Trump was decided to sort out insurance policies that supported working mothers, together with doubling the kid tax credit score, baby care assist, schooling workforce improvement and paid household depart.
She additionally labored with members of Congress to safe 12 weeks of paid household depart for federal staff. There was additionally Trump’s efforts throughout COVID negotiations to make sure staff at small companies had paid sick depart to take care of themselves or sick members of the family.
Since leaving authorities, Trump has been consumed with philanthropy. We’re instructed it’s grow to be a “real mission” of Trump, who’s work on points round meals safety, particularly in supporting farmers within the United States and aiding in varied catastrophe reduction efforts at dwelling and overseas.
During COVID, Trump labored carefully with the Small Business Administration, as nicely, together with the Department of the Treasury to assist enact the Paycheck Protection Program. There had been additionally efforts on behalf of the USDA to create the “Farmers to Families Food Box” program, which delivered greater than 170 million containers of contemporary meals to households in want.
More just lately, Trump has been energetic within the Ukraine disaster, serving to to provide 1 million meals to Ukrainian households in want and dealing to coordinate 5 cargo planes price of medical provides to the war-ravaged nation.
Alongside this, she has supplied monetary reduction and volunteered at disaster-stricken areas throughout the United States, including Florida after Hurricane Ian. And she’s now dedicated to persevering with her work within the personal sector and in philanthropy, we’re instructed.
Perhaps this explains why Trump was not by her father’s aspect when he introduced his run for the Presidency on Tuesday at Mar-a-Lago.
Instead, she launched an announcement that learn: “I like my father very a lot. This time round, I’m selecting to prioritize my younger kids and the personal life we’re creating as a household. I don’t plan to be concerned in politics.
Speaking about her dad’s run, one other pal of Trump instructed The Post: “It takes tremendous guts and courage to throw yourself in the ring, she respects his decision to do so, everyone makes the decision that’s right for them.”
“Ivanka’s had so many alternative roles, as a colleague to her father within the personal sector, as an assistant within the White House—however the most important role is as his daughter and that’s not altering.
“It’s a personal decision to prioritize joy right now,” the pal added.
Meanwhile, Kushner has additionally been busy. Along with launching a much-scrutinized funding fund, he began a nonprofit final year, The Abraham Accords Peace Institute. The philanthropy builds off of his work within the Trump administration on the Abraham Accords, which officers touted as a “historic peace agreement” between Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates that normalized Middle East relations.
For each Kushner and Trump, the White House has confirmed each an unimaginable blessing and, at instances, a pricey curse.
“The break that was required to enter authorities meant that Ivanka needed to shut companies and divest belongings, she resigned from tons of of entities. She got here out untethered and may now selected what she’s tethered to—that doesn’t typically occur while you’re 41, and she or he feels extremely blessed.
“Now, Ivanka has this freedom to focus without being on a treadmill, it does feel really good—it’s very liberating. This is probably the best time in her life.”