Once more, Ivanka Trump steps into spotlight for her father

CLEVELAND (AP) — In the biggest moments of her father’s presidential campaign, Ivanka Trump is center stage, one of his most effective and compelling advocates.

A poised, articulate and ever-measured counterpart to her father’s brash, freewheeling style, Ivanka will introduce the Republican presidential nominee in Thursday night’s grand finale of the party’s convention.

She will be the last of Donald Trump’s adult children to speak — and the last to have a chance to try to humanize her polarizing father for the American people, showing warmth between his rougher edges and heart behind his bluntness.

Her brother, Don Jr., says, “There is no one closer to my father than Ivanka.”


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