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Trump names son-in-law to White House post

Mon Jan 09 19:26:02 EST 2017 | World Socialist Web Site
In an action that demonstrates both the arrogance of the incoming Trump administration and its oligarchic character, the real estate billionaire has named his own son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to the powerful position of senior White House adviser. The selection of Kushner is arguably illegal, violating the 1967 anti-nepotism law passed in response to President John F. Kennedy’s selection of his brother Robert as US attorney general. The law forbids the president from appointing relatives to agenci..

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