"All of my emails that relate to any form of government work, which was mainly scheduling and logistics and managing the fact that I have a home life and a work life, are all part of the public record".
"Everything has been preserved, everything has been archived", said Ms Trump, 37, who holds the official title of adviser to the president.
President Donald Trump spent almost two years blasting Clinton, his 2016 opponent, for a far broader arrangement that used a private home-brew email server in her basement for tens of thousands of emails during the four years she was secretary of state.
Use of a personal account for government business potentially violates a law requiring preservation of all presidential records.
The Washington Post reported this month that Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account past year to White House aides, Cabinet members and her assistant, many in violation of public records rules.
Mrs Trump, who serves as an adviser to her father, Donald Trump, said there was "no equivalency" between her situation and that of Mrs Clinton, who lost the 2016 presidential election days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it was investigating newly discovered emails sent to or by the Democratic candidate.
Ivanka added that her father "knows exactly where I stand on any issue", telling Deborah, "I'll always tell you what I'm for, but it is not my place as somebody working within a White House to tell you what I'm against".
Trump said that any emails in her private account were properly archived and did not contain any classified information.
Referencing her father's denunciations of Clinton's private email server, she said, "There's no equivalency to what my father's spoken about".
But in the face of "heartbreaking" images of Central American migrants desperately trying to cross the U.S. -Mexico border amid a hail of tear-gas canisters, she said she's standing behind her dad.
"I don't believe that's what he said", she replied, adding that his "primary role as Commander-in-Chief is obviously to protect the nation's borders". But on Thanksgiving Day, POTUS told reporters, "If they have to, they're gonna use lethal force. And I think after this long period of time, we're well beyond that point, so I think it absolutely should reach its conclusion", she said. I think it's been a long time that this has been ongoing, but I want it to be done in a way in which nobody could question that it was hurried or rushed.