'New York Times' posts correction clarifying Ivanka is not Donald Trump's wife

A Wednesday New York Times article documenting the number of days President Donald Trump has visited his own Trump-branded properties now features a conspicuous correction on a point of very public contention: What, exactly, is his relation to Ivanka Trump?

"Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article misidentified Ivanka Trump as President Trump's wife," the Times wrote. "His wife is Melania. Ivanka is one of his daughters."

Trump is married to Slovenian immigrant and former fashion model Melania Trump, and has four adult children: Donald Jr., Eric, Ivanka and Tiffany. He additionally has one younger son, Barron, his only with Melania.

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Ivanka is not the first lady, just a senior adviser in the White House, though it's understandable how the error got into the paper. The president's first wife was Ivana Trump, Ivanka's mother, although he has also at times professed"that if Ivanka weren't my daughter, perhaps I'd be dating her."

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A little over a year ago on Easter Sunday, this little chick was born and our family was complete! Happy Easter! 🐣🐰
Happy Mother's Day to my incredible mom, Ivana. And to my children, thank you for giving me the gift of motherhood. You are my inspiration! #mothersday
Straight from the plane to a date with the kids in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens. It was an amazing trip, but it's great to be home!
Theodore caught contemplating if he'll be able to eat his body weight in birthday cake. (Postscript: he came insanely close 🎂🍼🎈🎂 #babymath #1stbirthday #cousindate
Learning to code with Arabella tonight! By supporting computer science curriculum in our schools, I hope that all children will have the opportunity to become fluent in this language of the future. #WomenInSTEM
It's hard to be away... especially when this little dude is waiting for you at home! It's good to be back!
Exploring the wonders of the @smithsonian National Museum of Natural History 🦋
New Year's Eve + Last Night of Chanukah
Epic first Monster Truck show with the kids! #MonsterJam @monsterjamlive
Marine One 🇺🇸
Sunday in Palm Beach!
After-school fun making hamentashen for Purim with Arabella and Joseph
Joseph's favorite exhibit at @amhistorymuseum was Ralph Baer's workshop, inventor of the first video game! #STEM #Smithsonian #latergram
Sunday Morning #mood
Watching Marine One land on the South Lawn
Taking a call in the White House with my personal assistant Theodore. ❤
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Such a surreal moment descending the steps of Air Force One for the first time with my family.
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Goodnight! 🐻
Blair House, DC #latergram
With my family at the inaugural interfaith prayer service at National Cathedral.
Heading to the parade! 🇺🇸 #inauguration
Arriving in Washington DC with my family. A very special moment! #MAGA #Inauguration2017
My little packing buddy!
Baby it's cold outside!
2016 has been one of the most eventful and exciting years of my life. As you close out yours, I wish you peace, joy, love and laughter. Happy New Year! #NYE
Beach Buddy
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