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Kushner Thought Trump Wasn’t Campaigning Enough During COVID Crisis: Book

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As the White House increasingly shifted to re-election mode in the early months of 2019, Jared Kushner told his father-in-law one of the key promises of his 2016 campaign had to be fulfilled to make his 2020 reelection chances “super-strong.” 

“Number one, build the wall and get the immigration numbers down. That’s a promise that’s not being kept,” Kushner said to the president, according to Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, noting it was “the signature campaign issue” of 2016. 

Except, according to Trump’s public comments at the time, the wall was already well underway. 

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