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Trump considered daughter Ivanka for head of World Bank

AFP  |  Washington 

considered nominating his daughter to the World Bank, and she also would have been "great" as US to the United Nations, he said in an interview published Friday.

"She's a natural diplomat," Trump told The Atlantic.

"She would've been great at the United Nations, as an example." But if he had nominated his daughter -- who is a to the -- "they'd say nepotism, when it would've had nothing to do with nepotism. But she would've been incredible."

"I even thought of Ivanka for the World Bank," Trump said. "She would've been great at that because she's very good with numbers." "She's got a great calmness... I've seen her under tremendous stress and pressure. She reacts very well -- that's usually a genetic thing, but it's one of those things, nevertheless," Trump said.

Trump ultimately nominated Craft, his to Canada, to be the next US to the United Nations, while David Malpass, a senior official, became the new of the

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 18:36 IST