Ivanka Trump Will Fly Commercial to Close Out Olympics in South Korea

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Posted: Feb 21, 2018 3:45 PM
Ivanka Trump Will Fly Commercial to Close Out Olympics in South Korea

Later this week White House Senior Advisor Ivanka Trump with travel to South Korea for the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics. She will travel on a commercial flight to Seoul and will lead the U.S. delegation in the final days of the games. 

"I am honored to lead the U.S. delegation to the closing ceremonies of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. We look forward to congratulating Team USA and celebrating all that our athletes have achieved. Their talent, drive, grit and spirit embodies American excellence, and inspire us all," she said in a statement released by the White House Wednesday.

During her visit, Trump will have dinner with South Korean President Moon. She will not engage in any direct diplomacy with North Korean officials while she is there. 

Here is the current U.S. medal count, courtesy of SBNation: