'When does the trial start?': Twitter has a field day after Ivanka Trump flippantly tweets she's 'en route to The Hague!'

'When does the trial start?': Twitter has a field day after Ivanka Trump flippantly tweets she's 'en route to The Hague!'
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Twitter turned into a gleeful romp overnight after First Daughter and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced the next leg of her European trip: The Hague.


To many in Europe perhaps hearing "The Hague" evokes the city in the Netherlands that is the seat of government.

But in the U.S., hearing "The Hague" immediately invokes the International Criminal Court, where people are tried for crimes against humanity. As a member of the Trump administration, some apparently believe that is an appropriate destination.

This tweet summed up what many seemed to be feeling:

Some more responses:

It appears she arrived:

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