Ivanka Trump reportedly appearing before Jan. 6 committee

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Ivanka Trump reportedly appearing before Jan. 6 committee

Ivanka Trump is voluntarily appearing before the House select committee investigating last year’s Capitol riot to give testimony, NBC News reported Tuesday, citing three sources.

The former first daughter’s reported appearance would come just one week after the committee interviewed her husband, Jared Kushner for more than six hours, according to the outlet.

On Sunday, committee member Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) described Kushner as “precise” in his responses to the panel, adding that he “didn’t volunteer anything.” 

“But he did answer questions, if he remembered the answers,” Lofgren told CNN. “So it was not a combative or a, you know, volatile exchange at all.” 

A committee spokesperson did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for confirmation of Ivanka Trump’s appearance. 

The committee initially asked Trump to voluntarily appear in late January, highlighting her contact with her father on Jan. 6, 2021, as well as her observation of key communications between the 45th president and then-Vice President Mike Pence. 

“On January 6th, you were serving as Advisor [sic] to the President and head of the White House Office of Economic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship, and were present in the West Wing of the White House,” Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) wrote at the time. “We write to request your voluntary cooperation with our investigation on a range of critical topics.”

Police release tear gas into a crowd of pro-Trump protesters during clashes at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Police release tear gas into a crowd of pro-Trump protesters during clashes at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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The committee initially asked Trump to voluntarily appear in late January, highlighting her contact with her father on Jan. 6, 2021.
The committee initially asked Ivanka Trump to voluntarily appear in late January, highlighting her contact with her father on Jan. 6, 2021.
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In his request, Thompson promised that the former senior adviser to her father would only be asked questions about issues related to Jan. 6, “activities that contributed to or influenced events” on that day, or her “role in the White House during that period.”

While she did not reject the request to appear, a spokesperson for Trump did not confirm she would at the time. 

“Ivanka Trump just learned that the January 6 Committee issued a public letter asking her to appear,” the spokesperson said. “As the Committee already knows, Ivanka did not speak at the January 6 [ ‘Stop the Steal’] rally. As she publicly stated that day at 3:15pm, ‘any security breach or disrespect to our law enforcement is unacceptable. The violence must stop immediately. Please be peaceful.’”

Ivanka Trump (left) with her father Donald Trump at his rally outside the White House on January 6th.
Ivanka Trump stands with her former President Trump at his rally outside the White House on January 6th, 2021.
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President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner walks to a motorcade vehicle outside the White House, Monday, October 26, 2020.
Jared Kushner was interviewed by the committee for over six hours.
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Ivanka Trump has agreed to appear before the House Select Committee to answer questions regarding communications with her father on January 6, 2021.
the January 6 Committee issued a public letter asking Ivanka Trump to testify.
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In February, reports emerged that Trump was in negotiations with the committee to appear. 

Representatives for Trump did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.

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