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Schwartz writes: "The bloom may finally be off the rose for White House wunderkind Jared Kushner, who managed to deeply underwhelm a group of GOP lawmakers with his extremely half-baked ideas to overhaul the United States' immigration policies."

White House Adviser Jared Kushner. (photo: Michael Reynolds/Getty)
White House Adviser Jared Kushner. (photo: Michael Reynolds/Getty)


Jared Kushner Can't Answer Basic Questions About His Immigration Plan

By Rafi Schwartz, Splinter

15 May 19

 

he bloom may finally be off the rose for White House wunderkind Jared Kushner, who managed to deeply underwhelm a group of GOP lawmakers with his extremely half-baked ideas to overhaul the United States’ immigration policies.

Speaking at the Republican Senate’s weekly luncheon on Tuesday, Kushner reportedly stumbled when asked about specifics of the White House’s plans, and had to repeatedly be rescued by the Trump administration’s chief white nationalist, Stephen Miller, who was forced to leap in to answer questions Kushner couldn’t, the Washington Post reported.

“He’s in his own little world,” a source familiar with Kushner’s seemingly disastrous performance told the Post. “He didn’t give many details about what was in [his plan]. . . . And there were a number of instances where people had to step in and answer questions because he couldn’t.”

Among Kushner’s failures was a reported inability to articulate to Texas Sen. John Cornyn how his plan would address undocumented immigrants already living in the U.S. He also reportedly admitted to Sen. Susan Collins that his plan wouldn’t address DACA recipients—a provision viewed as essential for any buy-in from Democrats.

“I am concerned about the fate of the DACA young people,” Collins told the Post. “They cannot be excluded from any immigration package.”

The skepticism Jared reportedly encountered doesn’t seem to bode well for the first son-in-laws other White House assignments, which include bringing peace to the Middle East and overhauling the entirety of the federal government.

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+21 # ER444 2019-05-15 14:46
What a joke. What a shame it is not funny.
 
 
+16 # DongiC 2019-05-15 20:06
Jared Kushner is a fish and an extremely pampered individual who according to rumor harbors presidential aspirations. (Ivanka does too.). They are both members of Trump's inner circle and so are implicated with his crazy and nonsensical policies on immigration, conservation, energy, peace and war, supremacy of law, collusion with the Russians, and obstruction of justice.

Hopefully, they will be swept away in the blue tsunami approaching in November of 20/20 when the voters will have a chance to render judgment on Trump and his cronies.
 
 
+6 # Texas Aggie 2019-05-16 06:59
The problem is that the whole family are poster children for the Dunning-Kruger syndrome. They can't seem to manage anything and have only a superficial understanding of how things work. None of them are competent.
 
 
+16 # chapdrum 2019-05-15 20:44
Perhaps because he doesn't care...just like the rest of his no-good family.
 
 
+5 # economagic 2019-05-16 06:47
Monstrous wealth tends to make people stupid (although they may retain cleverness and cunning), because they live in a contrived make-believe world more like a movie set than the reality experienced by the 99 percent. It isolates them and insulates them from many aspects of the real world, and prevents them from learning to solve even the most trivial daily problems that most people face. The Trump family is an extreme case, descended from a debased soul who valued only money and tolerated only people who shared his sickness. Knowledge of the real world was not merely ignored but discouraged, and probably feared and detested. Naturally they were attracted to and by people with the same or similar sickness to some degree, as they were incapable of interacting constructively with people with normal thoughts and feelings.

Marx was right about religion being an opiate for "the people," although many people are able to imbibe in modest quantities or in highly diluted forms with minimal ill effects. But he failed to recognize that great wealth--the very purpose of capitalism--has similar effects.
 
 
0 # MikeAF48 2019-05-16 12:29
He married into a family devoted to Russia and Putin The Trump family is owned by Russia and Putin. By the way is Putin married??
 
 
0 # lfeuille 2019-05-16 20:27
The Trump family is owned by Israel and Saudi Arabia. Russia is way down the list.
 
 
0 # PABLO DIABLO 2019-05-17 14:27
Like father, like son (in law).
 

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