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The Wooing of Jared Kushner: How the Saudis Got a Friend in the White House

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The NY Times is reporting that Jared Kushner had, from the beginning of the Trump administration, private, informal conversations with the Mohammed bin Salman. Despite restrictions, the exchanges continued even after the Oct. 2 killing of Jamal Khashoggi,

The Wooing of Jared Kushner: How the Saudis Got a Friend in the White House

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/08/world/middleeast/saudi-mbs-jared-kushner.html

Senior American officials were worried. Since the early months of the Trump administration, Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and Middle East adviser, had been having private, informal conversations with Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the favorite son of Saudi Arabia’s king.

Given Mr. Kushner’s political inexperience, the private exchanges could make him susceptible to Saudi manipulation, said three former senior American officials. In an effort to tighten practices at the White House, a new chief of staff tried to reimpose longstanding procedures stipulating that National Security Council staff members should participate in all calls with foreign leaders.

But even with the restrictions in place, Mr. Kushner, 37, and Prince Mohammed, 33, kept chatting, according to three former White House officials and two others briefed by the Saudi royal court. In fact, they said, the two men were on a first-name basis, calling each other Jared and Mohammed in text messages and phone calls.
 

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Hilary Clinton has a secret meeting with the Queen of England. What was that all about?!
 

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Hilary Clinton has a secret meeting with the Queen of England. What was that all about?!


The fact that you somehow think that Hillary having a private meeting with a powerless figurehead and kushner have multiple contacts with a hostile foreign leader who the whole trump cartel owe money to tells us all why you are so easily canned and are a cult trump member in good standing...
 
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