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Trump's son-in-law Kushner possible next chief of staff: U.S. media

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Jared Kushner does not belong in the White House, period!

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yamada1043

Jared Kushner does not belong in the White House, period

AGREED!.

How is he qualified !?

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Family business as usual?

Get out of here before you even enter!

Once again: he wants everything his way!

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Jared has been given an offer he can’t refuse.

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Trump's universe just keeps getting smaller and smaller.  People are vanishing at warp speeds.  Those that remain are trapped in Trump's own reality.  Reminds me of an old episode from Star Trek the Next Generation, "Remember Me." 

S

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Seems that some candidates withdrew as they don't want to have working for DT on their CV/resume.

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Jared Kushner does not belong in the White House, period!

Neither does anyone in the Trump administration, including Trump himself.

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republicans are a joke that writes itself.

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Trump trust nobody except his son in law or maybe John Bolton! This is definately a good news for America and her people! You ask for and now you got it!

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How is he qualified !?

Nobody likes him. Isn't that enough?

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Nobody likes him??  No this is not true! Trump has a huge pool of fans! They ask for Mr Kushner and now they got it!

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We know the Trumpers are willing to turn a blind eye to murder if it means keeping favour with donors that demand it, but while they LOVE Saudi Arabia because Trump has made promises with contractors, the US is NOT Saudi Arabia, and you can't put your son in positions of power just because of his relationship with you.

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Give it a few months and the Trump family pets will be giving interviews to Fox News.

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The news is sure to set off warnings of nepotism

I'm sure that Trump's son-in-law just happens to be the best if 300m+ Americans. After all, a daughter of Trump would only marry the best.

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This is kind of pathetic, like a guy bringing his mom to the prom with him because he couldn't get a date. Can't get anyone to be your chief of staff? Just ask your son in law, he has to do what you tell him.

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You people are being way too cynical about this.

I'm sure Jared would only get the job on the basis of submitting a professional resume detailing his extensive experience in world affairs and his utter and total absence of any kinship ties to the current President.

You know, just the same way that Donald J Trump got the job with his Dad's company back in 1968.

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The Gotti Crime Family, the Trump Crime Family - same, same....

Might be tough though as Jared is likely to be under indictment along with Don Jr for lying to Congress and the FBI...

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I don't see how anybody can defend this. Would you hire somebody with almost zero experience for a high ranking position at your firm? Probably not...

Regardless of political stance, this is a pretty silly thing to even consider.

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as I think all of us here would recognize, he would be great in any role that the president chooses to put him in

Poor Sarah, must have been difficult to keep a straight face while making this ridiculous statement.

Kushner would be lucky to stay out of prison now that his involvement in the Russia mess become clearer.

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The last days of Trump.

When you have to consider employing your son-in-law because he is the last person you think you can trust.

You know you are done.

Not long till we see Pence until 2020 I reckon.

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Like his father-in-law, he left New York real estate to become one of Washington's most powerful political players.

That's a bit of a stretch. True he's been given 'some' responsibilities and yes 'power/authority' but i don't think he's a powerful/influential political player yet, in Washington or abroad. Still very much DT's sil/puppet.

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I'm sure Jared would only get the job on the basis of submitting a professional resume detailing his extensive experience

selling properties to MbS and other members of the Saudi 'royal' family, Russian oligarchs. among others, and influence to China, Israel, the UAE and who knows where all else.

The Trump syndicate: for sale to the highest bidders.

Trump's wealth trumps nation. But then he's never cared one rat's for the country. Nor has Jared.

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It's just more winning from Trump! You libs don't get that having a rich, felon of a father makes the Kush over qualified for this position. ROFL!

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Kushner, the man who always appears to be the subject of his own funeral, would be ideal for this position, if only to get him fired and out of the WH ASAP.

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Brilliant appointment.  more genius from DT.  Kushner will be superb.

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The 37-year-old has also cultivated close ties with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is accused of playing a role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a case that has rattled the kingdom's ties with the West.

The Saudi grip on America continues.

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republicans are a joke that writes itself.

At least the Republicans are a joke, I agree, but the Democrats aren’t even that.

Seriously, who cares. Kushner gets the Chief of Staff position, big deal.

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This reminds me of the commedy "All in the Family", which I saw in reruns when I was a student for a year in the US in the late 90s. And you know who corresponds to who. Right?

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So is ivanka going to be the next Atty General?:-/

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Trump is having to reach down to the very bottom of the barrel and scrape out the crud if Kushner is all that is left to manage Trumpelthinskin's tantrums. Is there a bunker in the White House where he can hunker down for the last days of his presidency chewing the carpet and contemplating the role played by his old friend Pecker in his imminent downfall? Meanwhile, Mueller's forces are closing in for the endgame and the Feds will soon be coming for him to haul his *ss out and lock him up, presumably in a padded cell-a-lago.

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Sounds like he's about to have a bad heir day.

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Kushner is the only one left stupid enough to say yes!

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This is getting more incestuous by the day. They'd do better to try Craig's List, or Kelly (ahem) Temps...

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Kushner has to do this and support Donald Trump. Otherwise Donald will take away their inheritance and give it to a playboy model. Poor Trump kids. Think about it. How on earth do they profit from Trump's presidency. It's a pain. Also, they could have legal problems.

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Well, when you’ve finished draining the swamp, what’s left is muck.

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Things aren't getting better for Trump. Not only was he at a meeting with Kushner and the National Enquirer's Pecker, it now appears that foreign entities, particularly from the Middle East, made vast donations to Trum''s inaugral ball, and where the money went is unclear.

It won't be unclear for long, and when it's clarified, many will be hung out to dry. Kushner may be the first Trump secretary of state to face jail time.

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Things aren't getting better for Trump.

Not getting worse, just a bit more stupid, but I’m sure he’s used to it by now.

Not only was he at a meeting with Kushner and the National Enquirer's Pecker, it now appears that foreign entities, particularly from the Middle East, made vast donations to Trum''s inaugral ball, and where the money went is unclear.

Now, the desperate Southern District are trying to find another smokeless fire. Lol

One thing I do admire about Mueller, he’s creative, that’s for sure.

It won't be unclear for long, and when it's clarified, many will be hung out to dry. Kushner may be the first Trump secretary of state to face jail time.

Or more than likely not, even so, he’ll be pardoned before supper.

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Trump's son-in-law Kushner possible next chief of staff: U.S. media - Headline

Oh, the outrage, the loss of appetite, the sleeplessness. How could this be?

No, no, no. Not this beloved president.

Related and relevant to the topic in terms of media bias: How did President Kennedy get away with the nepotism of appointing his brother Robert to the Attorney General post?

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He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He began his career as a lawyer at the Justice Department but later resigned to manage his brother John's successful campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1952. The following year, he worked as an assistant counsel to the Senate committee chaired by Senator Joseph McCarthy. He gained national attention as the chief counsel of the Senate Labor Rackets Committee from 1957 to 1959, where he publicly challenged Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa over the corrupt practices of the union and authored The Enemy Within, a book about corruption in organized labor.

That is Kennedy's background before he became Attorney General.

Married Ivanka

That is Jared's background.

Also not reported here but Baron is up for the USA representative to the UN. He will miss some time from the job due to school classes. "Baron will be great in the job but I expect him to keep his grades up as well." his Dad said.

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Give it a few months and the Trump family pets will be giving interviews to Fox News.

Melania does not give interviews

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At least the Republicans are a joke, I agree, but the Democrats aren’t even that.

Spot on! Dems are a menace to our country with their insistence on competence and the rule of law!

Seriously, who cares. Kushner gets the Chief of Staff position, big deal.

100%. It's not like the Chief of Staff is an important position. The Kush has got the pedigree, so why are you libs up in arms?

Not getting worse, just a bit more stupid, but I’m sure he’s used to it by now.

BINGO! It's hilarious how libs think that being directly connected to crimes by separate parties to the crime means things are getting worse. Kudos!

Now, the desperate Southern District are trying to find another smokeless fire. Lol

Hit the nail on the head again! The Southern District of New York is completely desperate after sending Cohen to prison.

One thing I do admire about Mueller, he’s creative, that’s for sure.

Amen! Libs don't understand that Mueller basically runs the Southern Sistrict of New York. Haaaar!

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He’s perfect for the job for Trump. Smart move to keep it in the family. Fewer people for the FBI to flip.

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Well, when Trump is in jail for his colluding with the Ruskies and/or his payoffs to his prostitutes will not have to worry about family visits as his family will be in jail with him. It is a nice story if you think about it, family that breaks laws constantly together serves time together.

Amazing that some of the ditto head crowd here still have the shamelessness to try and defend a traitor to his country and a complete con man, and not a good one at that. It just shows us all once again republicans really deeply enjoy failure.

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Melania does not give interviews

don't blame her , even if her english was fluent shed struggle to defend her lying cheating husband.

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Not getting worse, just a bit more stupid, but I’m sure he’s used to it by now.

Trump is getting stupider, and we are used to it.

But he’s also gotten crueler and more callous. Thanks to his Nazi border policies, a seven year old girl has died of dehydration.

Think of that: she survived the trek to the border, but died in US custody. Under Trump, the US is crueler and less caring than the desert.

Sadly this is what Republicans want. The Republican Party is a death cult and needs to be abolished.

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Speculative nonsense. Will this article be withdrawn when someone else is chosen? Nope.

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Speculative nonsense.

The adjective ‘speculative’ is welcome when talking about the egregious shitgibbonry surrounding this administration.

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Black:. Speculative nonsense. Will this article be withdrawn when someone else is chosen? Nope.

Withdrawn? Why? News outlets are speculating about who will run for President on the Dem side. Do they go back and withdraw all of those articles?

This is about a possible hiring, not a crime.

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Trump might this. trump could that. It never happens and never gets retracted. Just made up nonsense.

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Tomorrow will Barron be up for Supreme court nomination?

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Speculative nonsense. Will this article be withdrawn when someone else is chosen? Nope.

Totally! Why can't libs understand that when us conservatives make unsupported assertions like Mueller has nothing and Hillary is a criminal, they are facts but when Dems do it, it's pure speculative nonsense?

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Qanon is coming, Chip. I know because I was told by a source more reliable than the New York Times or CNN - it was revealed by 4chan’s “Trumpfluffer1488”. Truly a better source than trained journalists.

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Trump might this. trump could that. It never happens and never gets retracted. Just made up nonsense.

Sounds like Trump’s infamous Wall plans. He might this. He could that. It never comes true.

A useless obese lying cheating thief who conned his way to the White House on the backs of partisan hacks, bigots, and he poor duped fools who thought he’d help them. Car factories are closing. Hood jobs are leaving America, replaced instead with part-time waiting gigs Andrew opium addiction.

Your President. You own this. You own the death of children thanks to sinister gun and immigration policies. You own death thanks to addiction in abandoned towns. You own poverty and misery and squalor for more Americans EVERY SINGLE DAY while the rich get richer thanks to one-sided tax cuts that even right wing ideologue Marc Rubio says are unfair to workers.

You own this American carnage. You and your blubbery idiot President.

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Well, when Trump is in jail for his colluding with the Ruskies and/or his payoffs to his prostitutes will not have to worry about family visits as his family will be in jail with him.

But he won’t, so what next? He’ll probably pay and fine and that’s it.

It is a nice story if you think about it, family that breaks laws constantly together serves time together. 

For sleeping and paying off a porn star. Yes, it’s a national security crisis.

Amazing that some of the ditto head crowd here still have the shamelessness to try and defend a traitor to his country and a complete con man, and not a good one at that. It just shows us all once again republicans really deeply enjoy failure.

Wait a minute, he’s a traitor for not wanting to be a globalist, but he’s a traitor for being an American nationalist.

.....interesting....

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Wait a minute, he’s a traitor for not wanting to be a globalist, but he’s a traitor for being an American nationalist.

.....interesting....

Totally interesting. Us conservatives know that Trump is all over the place because he cares about our country unlike you consistent libs! LOL! Kudos! Smh.

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Mick Mulvaney just joined Kelly Temporary Services and took the job.

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