Trump Would Have Appointed Daughter Ivanka to World Bank, If Not for Steven Mnuchin Intervening: Report

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Former President Donald Trump came very close to appointing his daughter Ivanka Trump as the new leader of the World Bank, but it was the intervening of then-Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin that kept that nepotistic nomination from happening.

According to a report from The Intercept, Trump was eager to select his daughter to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Young Kim in January of 2019. Ivanka Trump has built a successful clothing line and licensing company but has nearly zero experience in global finance or approving loans to low and middle-income nations who rely on the World Bank.

Writing for The Intercept, Ryan Grim and Max Ufberg report:

As the White House moved to
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