Mike Flynn Talent Scout Ivanka Trump Helping Choose Next World Bank President

Vanity Fair - 01-14

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On Monday afternoon, the World Bank issued a shocking report: Ivanka Trump— she of a failed fashion line and not knowing the most basic of rules pertaining to her current job—will not succeed outgoing president Jim Yong Kim at the organization, despite whispers in the Financial Times that her name had been floated for the job. Yes, the news that the First Daughter will not assume a role she’s even less qualified for than the one she has now likely came as a giant surprise, but as the nation reeled, it likely took solace in the fact that Ivanka will apparently still play a key role in shaping the international financial institution for years to come: