A look inside the daily life of Ivanka Trump, who works from the White House, likes watching 'Real Housewives,' and doesn't use her phone on Saturdays

Ivanka Trump made headlines this week when she endorsed her father, US President Donald Trump's, decision to end an Obama-era equal pay initiative.

Trump works in the West Wing as an unpaid adviser to her father, having previously been a Trump Organization executive vice president and the CEO of her namesake lifestyle brand.

Since moving to DC, Trump has prompted widespread speculation over the substance of her White House role, along with her effectiveness as a moderating influence on her father.

So what do her days look like now that she and her husband Jared Kushner work in the White House?

In 2015, before her father's presidency catapulted her to the realm of politics, Trump spoke with MyMorningRoutine.com about her typical routine. It's not clear how much of her daily schedule survived the move from Manhattan to DC, but Trump's habits of two years ago give us a good sense of what an average day might look like for her:

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Trump told MyMorningRoutine.com that she usually gets up at 5:30 a.m. She said that she "can't break the habit" of checking her phone straightaway.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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After getting out of bed, Trump said she takes eight minutes to do her makeup.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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She then reads the New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, and the front section of the New York Times.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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Trump practices transcendental meditation, a method that's popular on Wall Street. Every morning, Trump said she meditates for about 20 minutes. "It's been invaluable in terms of calming my mind and allowing me to think more clearly," she said.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.comBusiness Insider

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She told MyMorningRoutine.com that she wakes up her children — Arabella and Joseph — at 7 a.m. In 2015, her youngest child, Theodore, hadn't been born yet.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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To avoid "decision fatigue," she said that she and her children eat either Greek yogurt and berries or oatmeal sprinkled with toppings like "chia seeds, berries, flax seed, goji berries, cinnamon, walnuts, and almonds."

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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At breakfast, Trump drinks a glass of water with a lemon and a coffee.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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In 2017, Trump and her family moved into a house in the Kalorama neighborhood of DC for a reported $15,000 a month.

Source: Town and CountryBusiness Insider

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Back in New York City, she would exercise in her building's gym before work. Nowadays, Trump seems to be getting exercise by going on frequent jogs with her husband.

Source: US MagazineWashington PostDaily MailMyMorningRoutine.com

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In 2015, Trump said she typically gets into work between 7:45 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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Trump works in an office on the second floor of the West Wing, near White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn.

Source: The Washington Post

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The Boston Globe reported that the space was considered "prime piece of office real estate" and was held specifically for the First Daughter.

 Source: Boston Globe

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Since moving to DC, Trump has incurred criticism for everything from trademark deals with China, to taking her father's seat during the G-20 summit, to her statement to Fox and Friends explaining her wish to "stay out of politics." "Jared and Ivanka have been stung by the vitriol directed at them," Sarah Ellison writes in Vanity Fair.

Source: Vanity FairBusiness InsiderBusiness InsiderBusiness Insider

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On the weekends, Trump and her family sometimes attend the Dupont Circle-area Orthodox synagogue, the Shul. In observance of the Sabbath, Trump and Kushner cannot drive or use phones from sunset on Friday until Saturday night.

Source: Vanity Fair

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After work, Trump says she occasionally unwinds over wine and reality TV. "Sometimes I like turning on 'Real Housewives' and sitting in front of the TV, eating a giant bowl of pasta with a glass of wine," she wrote in "Women Who Work."

Source: The Washington Post, "Women Who Work"

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More often, Trump spends her nights checking on her inbox. "I answer email at night — my goal is to achieve inbox zero before I go to bed," she told MyMorningRoutine.com. "Some days I'm successful, other days, less so. Regardless, I aim to wake up to a clean slate."

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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She said she tries to get to bed by 11:00 p.m. "but that doesn’t always happen."

Source: MyMorningRoutine.com

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