Ivanka Trump gets praise — and pushback — for tweet condemning the New Zealand attack

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="After at least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques in&nbsp;Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday, Ivanka Trump condemned the attack on Twitter and said she was praying for the families of each victim. Her expression of solidarity with the global Muslim community drew a mixed reaction from people on the social media platform, as critics noted that her father had banned people from Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.” data-reactid=”16″>After at least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday, Ivanka Trump condemned the attack on Twitter and said she was praying for the families of each victim. Her expression of solidarity with the global Muslim community drew a mixed reaction from people on the social media platform, as critics noted that her father had banned people from Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

The first daughter condemned “this evil” in a Friday morning tweet. (Photo: Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The alleged gunman, who has been&nbsp;charged with murder, left a&nbsp;74-page manifesto that&nbsp;declared his hatred for Muslim immigrants in Europe, idolized American mass shooters and included a white supremacist slogan, according to ABC.” data-reactid=”28″>The alleged gunman, who has been charged with murder, left a 74-page manifesto that declared his hatred for Muslim immigrants in Europe, idolized American mass shooters and included a white supremacist slogan, according to ABC.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Journalists on Twitter pointed out that the first daughter’s tweet more strongly condemned the attack than statements made by other members of her family, and many people appreciated her words of solidarity.” data-reactid=”29″>Journalists on Twitter pointed out that the first daughter’s tweet more strongly condemned the attack than statements made by other members of her family, and many people appreciated her words of solidarity.

But others denounced Ivanka Trump’s statement, saying her father’s “venom” inspired the terrorist attack.

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="President Trump suspended travel from Muslim-majority countries his first week in office, a move his critics noted in the aftermath of the New Zealand attack. After a lengthy court battle, the Supreme Court ruled in June that the travel ban could go into effect. The Council on American-Islamic Relations and other immigration rights organizations deemed the policy a “Muslim ban” and argued that it explicitly discriminated against Muslims seeking to come to the U.S.” data-reactid=”47″>President Trump suspended travel from Muslim-majority countries his first week in office, a move his critics noted in the aftermath of the New Zealand attack. After a lengthy court battle, the Supreme Court ruled in June that the travel ban could go into effect. The Council on American-Islamic Relations and other immigration rights organizations deemed the policy a “Muslim ban” and argued that it explicitly discriminated against Muslims seeking to come to the U.S.

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