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(CNN) On April 8, just before noon, Ivanka Trump tweeted an inspirational message to fellow Jews preparing to celebrate a first night of Passover like no other -- amid (CNN)On April 8, just before noon, Ivanka Trump tweeted an inspirational message to fellow Jews preparing to celebrate a first night of Passover like no other -- amid the social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines put in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

"Tonight we gather for a Passover without precedent," she wrote. "The group might be smaller, and the answer to 'why is this night different' might be unusual. But all across the world we shall sing our songs of freedom and together celebrate renewal."

The sentiment was plain: Even though Ivanka was the daughter of the President of the United States and a senior adviser in the White House, she was still in the same boat as everyone else: Holding a different sort of Passover this year because of the rules that everyone had to follow to stay safe.

Except, well, she wasn't. Later in the day on April 8, Ivanka -- along with her husband and fellow White House top adviser Jared Kushner and their three children -- broke the guidelines against "discretionary travel" by driving from Washington to the Trump hotel in Bedminster, New Jersey, according to The New York Times.

Uh, what?

This is a do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do situation -- a classic example of the way in which President Donald Trump (and his brood) have behaved throughout their lives but especially since coming to the White House. The message, time and time again, is that the rules are important and everyone needs to follow them -- unless, of course, you are related to ...

the social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines put in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

"Tonight we gather for a Passover without precedent," she wrote. "The group might be smaller, and the answer to 'why is this night different' might be unusual. But all across the world we shall sing our songs of freedom and together celebrate renewal."

The sentiment was plain: Even though Ivanka was the daughter of the President of the United States and a senior adviser in the White House, she was still in the same boat as everyone else: Holding a different sort of Passover this year because of the rules that everyone had to follow to stay safe.

Except, well, she wasn't. Later in the day on April 8, Ivanka -- along with her husband and fellow White House top adviser Jared Kushner and their three children -- broke the guidelines against "discretionary travel" by driving from Washington to the Trump hotel in Bedminster, New Jersey, according to The New York Times.

Uh, what?

This is a do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do situation -- a classic example of the way in which President Donald Trump (and his brood) have behaved throughout their lives but especially since coming to the White House. The message, time and time again, is that the rules are important and everyone needs to follow them -- unless, of course, you are related to ...