Ivanka Trump Called Her Dad From School Everyday on a Payphone and He Always Answered

Posted: Jul 21, 2016 3:30 PM
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It's the final day of the 2016 RNC convention and Ivanka Trump, daughter of GOP nominee Donald Trump, is getting ready to take the stage tonight and present her father to the nation in a way nobody else can. 

During an interview with Fox News' Ainsley Earhart Thursday morning, Ivanka previewed her remarks and discussed her relationship with her father growing up and as a young executive in his company. 

"It's an unbelievable opportunity for me to be able to present to this country my father as I know him both a capacity obviously as a great personal mentor to me and an amazing father," she said. "We speak candidly to one another, we offer our opinions to each other solicited or otherwise and do so privately. We share our thoughts and feelings with him. He's incredibly respectful. More often than not we agree but when we disagree he hears us out and ultimately draws his own conclusion."

Ivanka was asked about rules she had growing up and how she came to be who she is today. She described the accessibility of her father, even in his busiest years, and how she used to call him collect from a payphone everyday at school. He always answered.

"No tattoos, no piercings outside of the ears, there were a lot of rules," Ivanka described about growing up in the Trump household. "But I think more than everything he really tried to lead us by example. He was a disciplinarian but I could get around it often (laughs). Once in awhile I'd find my way through."

Ivanka also sat down for a lengthier interview with Sean Hannity last night.

Ivanka will be speaking live at the RNC convention tonight around 9:45 ET. You can watch live at Townhall.com. To see the full Thursday convention schedule, click here.