She's been a key part of Donald Trump's transition team, joining her dad on his first face to face with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. And most recently, sitting in on his meeting with tech titans. And now, you too can meet with Ivanka Trump, if you've got $10,000 to spare.
Coffee with the president elect's daughter being auctioned off on the website Charitybuzz, with proceeds going to a foundation run by brother Eric Trump. The New York Times reporting that a London based investment manager and a Houston restaurant chain owner are among the high profile bidders. Raising red flags for ethics lawyers who see it as a means for potentially buying influence with a woman who along with her husband Jared Kushner, a major force in Trump's campaign, may take an even more active role in her father's administration.
And also for potentially using her public status for private gain, by helping fund her brother's organization. When contacted by the Time's Thursday Eric Trump said he was considering shutting down the bidding, which launched ten days ago. A cancellation of the auction would be the second ethical concession made by Ivanka since her dad won the presidency.
A jewelry company she owns apologized last month for marketing a nearly $11,000 bracelet she wore during the 60 minutes interview shortly after the election.