FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “Ivanka Trump will travel with the president to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Italy on his upcoming foreign trip, a White House official said.
A senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump will be present for six days of the nine-day trip, which begins Friday [5-19-17], the official said. She’ll join her father for some events, but will also hold some of her own, the official said.
The official said that in Saudi Arabia, Ivanka Trump will take part in a roundtable discussion with Saudi women about women’s economic issues. Ivanka Trump wants to hear about the challenges women in the country face and the progress they have made, the official said.
The person was not authorized to be quoted by name discussing the details of the plan in advance of the formal announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity.”
-The Associated Press, “Ivanka Trump to Take Part in Presidential Trip,” The New York Times online, May 19, 2017 8:28am