Even the usually poised Ivanka Trump was so incensed by Ted Cruz — whose refusal to endorse her dad led to a cascade of boos at the Republican National Convention — that she lost her composure after the Texas senator’s speech.
The 34-year-old was seen jabbing her finger after Cruz issued his directive: “Vote your conscience. Vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the Constitution.”
he fiercely loyal Trump clan bristled at Quicken Loans Arena as Cruz appeared to launch his 2020 presidential bid during his 21-minute speech.
“I appreciate the passion of the New York delegation,” Cruz said at one point when faced with a chorus of boos.
Donald Trump entered the convention hall during Cruz’s remarks and sat, stone-faced, with his family as the bad blood between the two men from the primary campaign boiled over again.
Ivanka introduces her father for his big address to close the convention Thursday night.