*This post of mine is published on CNN & The Daily Ittefaq.*

Despite previously stating that she would not take on an official role in her father’s administration, Ivanka Trump is now moving into an advisory position in the White House.

Just like Donald Trump, Ivanka has significant conflicts of interests — both nationally and internationally — to navigate around, and her entry into the West Wing raises major ethical red flags we cannot ignore.

And since there is little precedent for a daughter serving in the White House, Ivanka may benefit from weak accountability mechanisms, which allow her to take full advantage of her new position.

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