By Savannah Smith   |  02-25-2018   News
Photo credit: Credit: Twitter | @IvankaTrump

Ivanka Trump concludes her three-day visit to South Korea on Sunday by leading the U.S. delegation at the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony in Pyeongchang.

Ivanka was seen and photographed sitting near President Moon Jae-in in the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.

Before the closing ceremony, the first daughter and special advisor to the President, was also seen cheering for U.S. athletes at the Games. She went to the speed skating event alongside female figure skater s Bradie Tennell and Karen Chen.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Great way to end an amazing day, watching Mass Start Speed Skating with these outstanding Olympians and new friends! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PyeongChang2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PyeongChang2018</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WinterOlympics2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WinterOlympics2018</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WinterOlympics?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WinterOlympics</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TeamUSA?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TeamUSA</a> <a href="https://t.co/8g3TF26tVE">pic.twitter.com/8g3TF26tVE</a></p>&mdash; Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump/status/967427654218592257?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 24, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ivanka Trump cheers for the USA during the men’s Big Air finals at the Olympics. <a href="https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@IvankaTrump</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/PressSec?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@PressSec</a> <a href="https://t.co/jTtF6vIHGD">pic.twitter.com/jTtF6vIHGD</a></p>&mdash; Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) <a href="https://twitter.com/dougmillsnyt/status/967213086288486400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 24, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Ivanka also attended part of the bobsled competition and triumphantly watched the U.S. men’s curling team as they win their first-ever gold medal. She would later say it was incredibly exciting and a great pleasure for her and the U.S. delegation to witness the U.S. men’s curling team take the gold.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Members of the Presidential Delegation, led by <a href="https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@IvankaTrump</a>, cheer on the US Men’s Curling team. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TeamUSA?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TeamUSA</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MiraCurl?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MiraCurl</a> <a href="https://t.co/xZJQlu8wtK">pic.twitter.com/xZJQlu8wtK</a></p>&mdash; Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) <a href="https://twitter.com/PressSec/status/967390764014678016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 24, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Ivanka also spoke briefly to reporters before the closing ceremony. She said: “I am so excited to be here. It’s just so incredibly inspiring. It’s been an amazing couple of days, and such an honor and privilege to be here with our allies in South Korea and celebrate all that we’ve accomplished as a culture, a society economically and, of course, in sport.”

Ivanka led the U.S. delegation which also included White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, GOP Sen. James Risch of Idaho, Marc Knapper from the U.S. embassy in Seoul, and members of the military.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Members of the Presidential Delegation, led by <a href="https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@IvankaTrump</a>, cheer on the US Men’s Curling team. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TeamUSA?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TeamUSA</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MiraCurl?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MiraCurl</a> <a href="https://t.co/xZJQlu8wtK">pic.twitter.com/xZJQlu8wtK</a></p>&mdash; Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) <a href="https://twitter.com/PressSec/status/967390764014678016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 24, 2018</a></blockquote>

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It was President Trump who personally asked Ivanka to lead the U.S. delegation for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony. Vice President Mike Pence joined the opening ceremony of the Games.

South Korea gave Ivanka a royal reception with a red-carpet welcome and dinner with President Moon Jae-in at the Presidential Blue House. Ivanka said during her arrival that she was in Pyeongchang not only to cheer for the U.S. athletes but to reaffirm America’s strong and enduring commitment with the people of the Republic of Korea.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you President Moon and First Lady Kim for your warm hospitality and the very special dinner at the historic Blue House, marking the start of our visit to South Korea. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PyeongChang2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PyeongChang2018</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WinterOlympics?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WinterOlympics</a> <a href="https://t.co/eOFYKH755o">pic.twitter.com/eOFYKH755o</a></p>&mdash; Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump/status/967042009457479682?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Being the de facto representative of her father. Ivanka’s trip was not without politics. Ivanka was there not only to reaffirm the partnership with the U.S. and South Korea but also on a diplomatic mission to reiterate “maximum pressure concern to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">WATCH: Ivanka Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in as the U.S. imposes the largest package of sanctions against North Korea <a href="https://t.co/xWw8DZ4ZQd">https://t.co/xWw8DZ4ZQd</a> <a href="https://t.co/85NpQ44sSS">pic.twitter.com/85NpQ44sSS</a></p>&mdash; Reuters Top News (@Reuters) <a href="https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/967179777848197120?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Not everyone was pleased with Ivanka’s dazzling presence at the Games or in Pyeongchang, however. Gus Kenworthy of the first openly gay U.S. athletes and couple slammed Ivanka’s presence there. He took to Twitter to express his displeasure and even asked rhetorically, “honestly, tf she is doing here?”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">So proud of all these people! Everybody here has worked so hard to make it to the Olympics and have the opportunity to walk in the closing ceremony! Well… Everyone except Ivanka. Honestly, tf is she doing here?? <a href="https://t.co/sfJKi0VTDb">pic.twitter.com/sfJKi0VTDb</a></p>&mdash; Gus Kenworthy (@guskenworthy) <a href="https://twitter.com/guskenworthy/status/967722283199549441?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 25, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source:

http://people.com/politics/winter-olympics-2018-ivanka-trump-closing-ceremony/

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Anonymous No. 19356 1519589234

Beautiful, beautiful Ivanka. Classy when formal, down to earth, lovely and so charming when casual. Can you imagine Chelsea that way?

anonymous No. 19362 1519599750

I am so glad she was their.

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