Last week saw media outlets erupt with images of Ivanka Trump, eldest daughter of U.S President Donald Trump, representing her father at a G20 meeting.
While delegations are allowed to have alternates represent their leader as needed, these alternates would normally be cabinet appointees and not offspring.
However, concerns about nepotism and inappropriate behavior were quickly displaced by concerns about nepotism and inappropriate behaviour when it came to light that Donald Trump Jr met with lawyers connected to the Kremlin during the election campaign.
Defending his actions, Donald Trump Jr said on Fox News that his brother Eric Trump has done much worse, and that it’s ‘no fair’ that he always takes the blame just because he’s the oldest.
When reached for comment, Eric Trump deflected attention from any wrongdoing on his part by tattle-taling on sister Tiffany Trump, saying she had done stuff that was a way worse abuse of power.
A text to Tiffany Trump asking what she had done wrong prompted the response ‘It was Barron’.