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Kushner, Ivanka Trump face ethical land mines

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The apple doesn't fall far from the tree now, does it ?

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What happens when their government and private sector worlds collide?

They use the Russian model and fatten their and their fellow plutocrats bank accounts. As @serrano has long said, ethics are for the peasants. Royals and the ruling class rich have always found ways to plunder their respective nation's - the world's, for that matter - coffers and resources. If legislative branches are seen as obstacles, they redistrict to ensure their control and buy politicians to support them. If judicial branches are seen as obstacles, they just buy off any opposition to ensure someone who supports them is appointed to help them.

Neo-feudalism: the goal of oligarchs worldwide.

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Now for teal need. Only professional politicians use government to enrich themselves, ivanka and kushner are not politicians and don't need to pukk the typical scams and crimes politicians do to obtain money.

There will be no ethical issues.

However, if there is a need to chase down a politician enriching herself off government, jail Diane feinstein. Her husband was given the contract to build the 100 billion California not quite high speed train to and from nowhere.

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Now for teal need. Only professional politicians use government to enrich themselves, ivanka and kushner are not politicians and don't need to pukk the typical scams and crimes politicians do to obtain money.

There will be no ethical issues.

Here's a link for you. Apparently you need it: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/non-sequitur?r=75&src=ref&ch=dic

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Grotesquely conflicted every time they take a breath, clearly.

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Only professional politicians use government to enrich themselves

Only professional politicians, huh? Who pays the money they enrich themselves with?

ivanka and kushner are not politicians

No, they're not. They're in the same group of rich people that pay crooked politicians to ensure they become richer. Trump even bragged about this during the primaries as if being on the other side of the corruption relationship was any better. The Trumps have simply cut out the middle man.

don't need to pukk the typical scams and crimes politicians do to obtain money.

Trump University was a typical scam. Textbook even. Sure, that was their dad, but he's only the President, right?

jail Diane feinstein

I'm not a huge fan of her's, but...

http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/blum.asp

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Both Ivanka and Jared Kuschner are already rich prior to even starting this. If we want to look into things like this, lets ask how people who have had no job other than 'government official' over the last decade or two are worth tens of millions of dollars.

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lets ask how people who have had no job other than 'government official' over the last decade or two are worth tens of millions of dollars.

It's a pretty easy answer. People who have been high-up government officials gain a status at which other people are willing to pay them large amounts of money to speak.

Fairly straightforward. Great gig if you can get it.

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Nepotism always a recipe for failure.

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It might “look bad” if Kushner helps negotiate a tax reform proposal that continues to allow real estate investors such as himself to carry forward losses, Henning said. But because so many in his industry would benefit, Henning said Kushner would probably be on the right side of the conflict laws — even if there is a political price to pay.

Come on proof, THIS all you got!!??!! What a horrible example! You do realize while that a few real estate speculators benefit, the COUNTRY & its TAX PAYERS have to pay for these poor real estate ""investors" effectively harming 100s, 1000s, even millions of people WTF!

CLEARLY these two are massively conflicted, unless they sell EVERYTHING 7 put all the cash in a bank account & LEAVE IT there

Time to step down you two!!

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So Hillary Clinton can push health care policy as the presidents wife and a policy position for a presidents daughter is a problem? Ivanka has been a close advisor to Trump for years. It's not like she's going to be attorney general like Bobby Kennedy.

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