Gay man confronts Ivanka Trump during JetBlue flight to Palm Beach

Man tells President-elect's daughter: 'Your father is ruining the country'

MIAMI – Ivanka Trump flies JetBlue. During a coach class flight with the economy airline on Thursday, a passenger confronted her in front of her children, according to TMZ

A witness told The Hill the President-elect Donald Trump's 35-year-old daughter ignored the man -- later identified as Brooklyn attorney Dan Goldstein -- and used crayons to distract her kids. 

"Your father is ruining the country," said Goldstein, who was carrying a boy and was reportedly traveling with his husband, Matthew Lasner, a Hunter College professor and Harvard graduate. 

JetBlue passengers who were traveling with Trump from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Palm Beach County waited for the airline staff to escort  Goldstein off the flight.

He reportedly shouted: "You are kicking me off for expressing my opinion." 


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