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Ivanka Trump gets backlash after wishing Muslims Eid Mubarak: 'Your duplicity is despicable'

Ivanka Trump was slammed after posting a message in honor of Eid al-Adha. (Photo: REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

A week after her response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton drew scorn from critics, Ivanka Trump is once again the target of Twitter backlash.

On Sunday, the first daughter and senior White House adviser posted a message in honor of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice. Trump — who converted to Orthodox Judaism ahead of marrying Jared Kushner — wished “health, happiness and joy” to those Muslims marking the occasion.

But given the Trump administration’s travel ban on Muslim-majority countries and recent “send her back” attacks on Muslim congresswoman Rep. Ilhan Omar, the 37-year-old’s tweet was slammed as “insincere.”

Not all the responses were critical. Some thanked Trump for the well wishes, while singer Kaya Jones, an outspoken supporter of the president, also weighed in.


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