Ivanka Trump Doesn’t Think Americans Want Guaranteed Minimum Wage: Report

The first daughter and Presidential advisor believes people want to "work for what they get."

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Ivanka Trump is not convinced that most Americans want the living-wage jobs Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is promoting in the Green New Deal.

Trump was asked in a Fox News interview what she would say to someone who is intrigued by the Green New Deal’s stipulation of a living wage and job guarantee.

“I don’t think most Americans, in their heart, want to be given something,” Trump, whose wealth and jobs, as Jezebel noted — both past and present —  can be attributed to her father, said.

“I’ve spent a lot of time traveling around this country over the last four years,”  she continued. “People want to work for what they get. So, I think that this idea of a guaranteed minimum is not something most people want. They want the ability to be able to secure a job. They want the ability to live in a country where’s there’s the potential for upward mobility.”

Nearly 80% of American workers have said they live paycheck to paycheck in no small part because they aren’t paid a living wage.

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