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Ivanka Trump sat in for the president at G-20

President Trump's daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump took her father's seat at the G-20 summit in Germany on Saturday, sitting in for the president while he stepped away for bilateral meetings. A photo shared on Twitter (and then apparently deleted) by a Russian official shows Ivanka seated amid British Prime Minister Theresa May, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Here's a repost of the image by another account:

President Trump returned to his place after a brief absence, and Ivanka was not observed making any significant statement on the United States' behalf during her time in the session, which at that point addressed African migration and health.