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Just before Trump’s inauguration, they wrote an open letter to Malia and Sasha Obama (published in TIME) wishing them luck in the next chapter of their lives. “I hope that people will give him the kindness that they would give their own little brothers or their own children,” Jenna says.
“Because he didn’t ask his dad to run for president.
“A few sentences after that, the female translator stopped translating.” Being First Daughters brought a series of challenges for the sisters.
They were in their first semester of college — Jenna at the University of Texas at Austin, Barbara at Yale University — during the election and recount.
So we’re protective of him just as we were Malia and Sasha.” At other more private moments in the book, the sisters and their family are at their most intriguing and unfamiliar.
“Having a twin meant that we had a partner going through everything at the same time as we were, whether that was going to school on the first day or going to our dad’s inauguration,” says Barbara.“I think to have a partner that’s your same age, not someone that is more mature and has a different view of the world than you, but someone that’s experiencing the world in the same age and the same way as you, has been tremendously lucky.” The sisters are reticent to discuss their father’s choices as president — his decisions “will ultimately be judged by history,” Jenna writes in the book, and they say their role was to support, not to judge.They don’t shy away from teasing him, though: While he was president, they saw a bumper sticker that said “Somewhere in Texas a village is missing its idiot.” Though it stung at first, the whole family eventually embraced it as a comic catchphrase.She became tabloid fodder over typical college-kid hijinx, but after one incident prompted Jenna to call her father to apologize, he cut her off: “No, I’m sorry,” he said.“We promised you normalcy, and this is not normal.” The Bushes have been protective of normalcy for the two first daughters who followed them. ’” The sentiment extends to 11-year-old Baron Trump.Barbara, already well on the record for marriage equality, voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016.Jenna wrote to Michelle Obama asking for advice on how to talk to her two daughters after Trump’s victory.In alternating chapters, the former First Daughters recount stories about everything from their childhood in Midland, Texas (with visits to their presidential grandfather), through their father’s White House years, to Jenna’s current career as a show correspondent and Barbara’s work as CEO and co-founder of the nonprofit Global Health Corps.There are plenty of divergences from their conservative forebears along the way.“Both the idea that she thought that I would be able to change the opinion of, truly, the Congress and the U.S., and you think your professors and TAs would be above that.” Local and campus culture skewed more to the right at UT Austin, though “being a Republican’s daughter on any college campus isn’t sunshine and rainbows all the time,” says Jenna.