Meanwhile the first daughter, a fellow presidential adviser who wore a simple navy dress for the pandora jewelry charms on sale , appeared to listen in rapt attention to one the translators behind her as she chatted to her neighbor.

 

Ivanka may have picked up a word or two while she taught her children Mandarin. 

 

Just two days earlier, the 35-year-old mother of three posted a picture on herself and Theodore playing with building blocks covered in colorful Chinese symbols, in the living room of her $5.5million Kalorama home in Washington DC. 

 

It appears to be a pretty effective teaching tool as well given the proficiency with which Ivanka's 5-year-old daughter Arabella speaks the language. Ivanka has also immersed her children in the Chinese culture, and posted a video or photo of Arabella over the past four years to mark the Chinese New Year.Jared Kushner, who flew to Iraq as the guest of Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier this week, returned to the US to join wife Ivanka at the dinner. 

 

Unfortunately for Ivanka and Jared, who were sat next to Liyuan and other Chinese delegates, their kids were not on hand at dinner to help them with their Mandarin. But that did not appear to stop the couple from chatting to the visiting guests of Donald Trump.

 

Jared, an unpaid adviser to the president, was seen in deep conversation with Liyuan at the dinner at Donald's Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

 

Arabella is quite the star in China as a result and has appeared in two videos that went viral on the country's social media platforms after being posted by her mother. including one

 

One of those videos, which shows Arabella reciting Tang Dynasty poems in Mandarin while dressed in a traditional Chinese blouse, has close to 100million views.

 

Thursday's dinner kicks off a two-day summit between Donald Trump and Jinping.

 

Donald, who shared another handshake with Xi at the table, said the two had already 'developed a friendship'.

 

He joked: 'We’ve had a long discussion already, and so far I have gotten nothing, absolutely nothing, but we have developed a friendship - I can see that - and I think long term we are going to have a very, very great relationship and I look very much forward to it.' 

 

Both men wore dark suits, while the American first lady sported a red tea-length Pandora Heartfelt Set incredible et charming Fashion, paired with a floral print heel, while her Chinese counterpart wore an ornate blue dress with black shoes.

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Jared also donned a dark navy suit, matching his wife, as he took to the top table. 

 

Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was also in attendance just one day after new broke that he had been removed from the National Security Council in a move that suggested his waning influence on the president.

 

Trump also brought his top economic and national advisers to Florida for the meeting, including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, although it is unclear if they were at the dinner on Thursday.

 

Trade and North Korea were at the top of the president's agenda, he told reporters on Thursday.

 

'We have been treated unfairly and have made terrible trade deals with China for many, many years. That's one of the things we are going to be talking about. The other thing of course is going to be North Korea,' Trump said.

 

Trump and Xi are expected to get into more detailed discussions about trade and foreign policy Cheap Charms on Friday, concluding their summit with a working lunch.

 

Trump promised during the 2016 campaign to stop what he called the theft of American jobs rebuild the country's manufacturing base. 

 

The two-day summit brings together two leaders who could not seem more different: the often stormy Trump, prone to angry tweets, and Xi, outwardly calm, measured and tightly scripted, with no known social media presence.