Ivanka Trump RNC Speech

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During her speech at the Republican National Convention, Ivanka Trump made the case for her father, GOP nominee Donald Trump.

She argued that he would work hard in the best interests of women and working class Americans when and if he is elected president.

Whereas Donald Trump's RNC speech, which immediately followed, was dark and Draconian, Ivanka's was uplifting and inspirational.

One of the Republican candidate's most trusted advisers, Ivanka made a softer appeal for a man seen by many as a hard candidate.

"He will fight for equal pay for equal work and I will fight for this too, right alongside of him," Ivanka said, regarding women in the workplace.

"American families need relief," she added. "Policies that allow women with children to thrive should not be novelties they should be the norm." 

Running against Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential nominee, Trump wants to show that he, too, supports equality for women.

To wit, Ivanka touched on issues such as equal pay, affordable child care, and ensuring that motherhood is not an obstacle to careers:

"As President, my father will change the labor laws that were put in place during a time in which women were not a significant part of the workforce."

President Trump, his 34-year-old daughter said, "will focus on making quality childcare affordable and accessible for all."

Beyond that, "my father values talent. He recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. He is colorblind and gender-neutral."

"He hires the best person for the job, period."

Ivanka also sought to portray her fighter as a compassionate figure who stands for all, and who looks out for those suffering and hurting.

"Throughout my entire life, I have witnessed his empathy and generosity towards others, especially those who are suffering," she said.

"It's just his way of being in your corner when you're down."

"My father has not only the strength and ability necessary to be our next president, but also the kindness and compassion that will enable him to be the leader this country needs."

As for the fact that he's been so divisive as a candidate?

Just wait and see, she says: "Politicians ask to be judged by their promises, not their results. I ask you to judge my father by his results."

"Judge his competency by the towers he's built, the companies he's founded and the tens of thousands of jobs he's created," she said.

"Judge his values by those he's instilled in his children."

Did she convince you? Watch her speech below:

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