Trump Names Son-in-law Jared Kushner Senior White House Adviser!

President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner named a senior adviser to the president, said on Monday.

This is in a rare case of a close presidential family member taking a major job.

“Jared has been a tremendous asset and trusted advisor throughout the campaign and transition and I am proud to have him in a key leadership role in my administration,” Trump said in a statement announcing the appointment. According to NBC News.

Kushner has 35, it is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, is taking the post after receiving legal counsel that doing so would not violate U.S. anti-nepotism law.

Trump, in a statement on Monday, said Kushner was a “tremendous asset and trusted advisor throughout the campaign and transition.”

“Kushner emerged as an important voice early in his father-in-law’s presidential campaign and was involved in almost every aspect of it from personnel decisions to strategy and fundraising.” According to Reuters

This is in a rare case of a close presidential family member taking a major job.

Ivanka Trump will focus on settling her family in Washington.

Kushner and his wife will undertake significant divestments of their financial portfolios as they prepare for their move to Washington and face inevitable questions about a potential conflict of interest.

“Kushner is to work closely with incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and senior strategist Steve Bannon in advising the new president, and the officials said he would focus at least at first on trade policy and the Middle East. According to Reuters.

“Trump has vowed to rewrite international trade deals to make them favorable to the United States. He has also pledged to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv, where it has been for 68 years, to Jerusalem, all but enshrining the city as Israel’s capital despite international objections.” According to Reuters

Larry Noble, general counsel of the Campaign Legal Center and a CNN consultant, said, “A classic abuse of hiring authority is hiring your own relatives.”Jared Kushner to Serve as Trump Senior Adviser.

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