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Tue Mar 12, 2019, 06:32 PM

Report: Jared And Ivanka Think of Air Force One As Their Own Private Ride

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Report: Jared And Ivanka Think of Air Force One As Their Own Private Ride
The First Daughter and Son-in-Law are even more power-hungry than previously thought.
by Bess Levin
March 12, 2019 4:33 pm


When Donald Trump named his daughter and son-in-law senior advisers to the president, the term “moderating influence” was frequently tossed around, as in, “Even though Real Estate Barbie and Bizarro Ken have no business whatsoever working in the White House, perhaps they’ll serve as a moderating influence that will save us from their father‘s worst impulses.” Obviously, that never happened because 1) Trump answers to no one except foreign dictators, and 2) Ivanka and Jared are power-hungry opportunists whose only priorities involve enriching themselves. We already knew that the pair flouted rules they didn’t think applied to them, maintained business ties that may have put national security at risk, and only received top-secret clearance by whining and stomping their feet until President Daddy gave it to them. And now, thanks to a new report, we’ve learned that Javanka reportedly believe all the powers of the presidency apply to them.

Kushner, Inc., out next week from journalist Vicky Ward, tells the story of “two children . . . who have climbed to positions of power by disregarding protocol and skirting the rules when they can.” Among the anecdotes Ward gleaned from interviewing 220 people are that “Ms. Trump and Mr. Kushner wanted to control who could travel on trips funded by the State Department,” and that the couple, who apparently view Air Force One as their own personal plane, had a handy work-around in place for when they didn’t get their way:


Ms. Trump . . . often requested to travel on Air Force planes when it was not appropriate. When Rex W. Tillerson, the former secretary of state, would deny the requests, the couple would invite along a Cabinet secretary, often Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, to get access to a plane.


Hey, it’s not like Mnuchin had anything better to do! Elsewhere in Kushner, Inc., Ward reports that Ivanka suffers from the same condition as her father wherein they both believe they can convince people a thing that was said on tape and captured by numerous news outlets never actually happened:

When Gary D. Cohn was considering resigning as the top White House economic adviser after President Trump blamed “both sides” in a deadly white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Va., his first stop was a meeting with Mr. Trump’s children.

In a conversation in August 2017 with Ivanka Trump . . . Mr. Cohn was shocked by her reaction to his concerns, according to a new book about Ms. Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner. “My dad’s not a racist; he didn’t mean any of it,” Ms. Trump said of the president’s refusal to condemn white nationalists outright. Appearing to channel her father, she added, “That’s not what he said.”


The book does attempt to explain that the only reason Ivanka and Jared are like this is because they had super-tough childhoods, though, somehow, we’re not sure the anecdotes about Ivanka having to tour an elite boarding school on her own (after arriving in a stretch limo) and Jared’s parents asking a business associate to occasionally take him out to dinner while he was at Harvard “to make sure he was not dating non-Jews or doing drugs” will elicit much sympathy.

Unsurprisingly, the White House and the Kushner/Trump camp have tried to discredit Kushner, Inc., insisting, through a spokesman, that “Every point that Ms. Ward mentioned in what she called her ‘fact-checking’ stage was entirely false,” and that “It seems she has written a book of fiction rather than any serious attempt to get the facts. Correcting everything wrong would take too long and be pointless.”

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Reply Report: Jared And Ivanka Think of Air Force One As Their Own Private Ride (Original post)
babylonsister Mar 2019 OP
gratuitous Mar 2019 #1
leftieNanner Mar 2019 #3
BigmanPigman Mar 2019 #10
leftieNanner Mar 2019 #2
Freethinker65 Mar 2019 #4
world wide wally Mar 2019 #5
dlk Mar 2019 #6
aggiesal Mar 2019 #7
jimmil Mar 2019 #8
dalton99a Mar 2019 #9
Pepsidog Mar 2019 #11
Grasswire2 Mar 2019 #12
Grasswire2 Mar 2019 #13
jimmil Mar 2019 #15
Grasswire2 Mar 2019 #16
Blue Owl Mar 2019 #14

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 06:39 PM

1. Just following Daddy's lead

If the princess and her consort view government property as their own personal stuff, they're walking in the waddling footsteps of Donald. President Trump seems to view the military as his personal muscle ("my generals" ) to get what he wants. He seems to think the Justice Department is supposed to act as his personal law firm, and the FBI as his very own private detective agency.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 06:40 PM

3. Spot On!

nt

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 08:25 PM

10. Both of their Daddies' leads.

Kushner's Daddy was in jail and is the one who told his dear, sweet son to tell tRump to fire Comey so he wouldn't go looking into family finances. Jared and Ivanka are cut from the same cloth. Can you imagine how corrupt their kids will turn out? Maybe they should be put under the eye of the FBI now while they are young...to save time later on when they are running for office.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 06:39 PM

2. I think Jarvanka are vile, but

I knew some girls in high school who had very wealthy parents and although they never wanted for any tangible things, they had mostly absent parents and were raised by sometimes iffy nannies.

I graduated from HS in 1970 in San Francisco, and there were lots of drugs around. Many of these kids were thoroughly screwed up!

Jared and Ivanka probably did have sad lives as kids, but that does not explain or excuse their hideousness now!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 06:52 PM

4. Because it is, as long as Trump isn't using it. Taxpayer money is his and his families slush fund

Now that the fake charitable foundations have been shuttered, what did you expect?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 07:01 PM

5. Nobody tells them differently.

Do they?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 08:08 PM

6. Of Course They Do -- And They See the Presidency as an Enormous Money-Making Opportunity

They aren't even trying to hide their greed and avarice.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 08:12 PM

7. This ...

“It seems she has written a book of fiction rather than any serious attempt to get the facts. Correcting everything wrong would take too long and be pointless.”

tells me, everything in the book is TRUE!!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 08:21 PM

8. As I said when Gump announced he would run for President....

If he runs and is not elected he will still make hundreds of millions. If he gets elected he will make billions. So far my crystal ball has proven faultless.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 08:22 PM

9. Well, they won the election





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Response to dalton99a (Reply #9)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 08:51 PM

11. Is that photo- shopped. What's the salute about ?

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Response to Pepsidog (Reply #11)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 09:06 PM

12. yeah...who is that person saluting? and who is the recipient of the salute..

...and why?

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Response to Grasswire2 (Reply #12)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 09:07 PM

13. the chauffeur? nt

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Response to Grasswire2 (Reply #12)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 10:11 PM

15. No Shit!

There is absolutely NO ONE there that has anything to do with the military other than the NCOs who don't require a salute. Upon closer inspection it is the officer that is saluting.

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Response to jimmil (Reply #15)

Wed Mar 13, 2019, 12:46 AM

16. saluting Jared??

What's with that???????

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 12, 2019, 10:08 PM

14. Someone get them their own 737 MAX

n/t

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