Trump son-in-law: a calming power in the new presidency

Jared Kushner exits Trump Tower, December 7, 2016 in New York CityJared Kushner, Donald Trump’s baby-faced son-in-law and incoming special advisor, is poised to become one of the most powerful men in the country, a calming and respected influence on the president. Celebrating his 36th birthday on Tuesday, the clean-cut, impeccably polite and discreet grandson of Holocaust survivors married to Trump’s eldest daughter has been credited with working tirelessly behind the scenes to mastermind his father-in-law’s shock victory. Flouting nepotism and ethics concerns in announcing the appointment, the incoming Republican president called Kushner a “tremendous asset and trusted advisor” who would form an integral part of his inner team.


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