Ivanka Trump says her private emails not like Clinton's

Exclusive: Ivanka Trump defends use of private email, brushes aside Mueller probe

Exclusive: Ivanka Trump defends use of private email, brushes aside Mueller probe

The daughter of US President Donald Trump sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account previous year to White House aides, cabinet members and her assistant, according to the Washington Post.

"All of my emails are stored and preserved. So there really, there's just, there were no deletions, there was no attempt to hide, there's no equivalency to what my father's spoken about", she said.

The president has defended his daughter, pointing out that while Clinton and her attorneys deleted more than 33,000 emails - messages they deemed "personal" - before eventually turning the rest over to State Department record-keepers, Ivanka's have already been made part of the government's records.

The Washington Post uncovered Ivanka's private email use earlier this month, and of course, critics pounced since President Trump hammered Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election for having a private email server that the Federal Bureau of Investigation ended up investigating.

Trump said she was not familiar with all the rules.

"There is no restriction of using personal email", she added. It has also raised security concerns, particularly over classified or sensitive information and the possibility of hacking. Investigations into Clinton's use of private email dogged her presidential campaign and are believed to have contributed to her losing the 2016 election after she was admonished by the FBI.

Ivanka Trump said in the interview that her email use violated no rules.

There's no intent to circumvent and there were mass deletions after a subpoena was issued.

Mr Trump had lambasted his presidential opponent Mrs Clinton for her use of a private email server for official work.

Ivanka Trump reportedly used her personal account up to 100 times in 2017 to contact other Trump administration officials.

Representatives for U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee who is poised to lead the panel in January, said he will continue the investigation. In her role as a senior aide to the president, Ivanka Trump advocates for policy initiatives she is passionate about - some of which the president supports, some he doesn't.

"I think it should reach its conclusion".

Meanwhile, Trump commented that she and her father have a good working relationship, even though they do not agree on all issues, because she is "incredibly candid with him". "I think it's been a long time that this has been ongoing, but I want it to be done in a way in which nobody could question that it was hurried or rushed", she said.

'I think it should reach its conclusion, ' she said.

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