Donald Trump: Ivanka and Jared Will Be ‘Great Parents’

Donald and Ivanka Trump

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01/21/2011 AT 5:40 PM ET

Donald Trump has always had confidence in his daughter Ivanka, relying on her during The Celebrity Apprentice and in the boardroom.

Now that Ivanka, 29, is expecting a child with husband Jared Kushner, Trump says he’s sure she’ll make the perfect mom.

“I know Ivanka and Jared will be great parents,” Donald Trump tells PEOPLE. “They’re a wonderful couple.”

Adds Trump, already grandfather to son Donald Jr.’s kids Kai and Donnie III: “They are thrilled to be starting a family. I am very happy for them.”


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