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Kushner, Inc. : greed, ambition, corruption : the extraordinary story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump / Vicky Ward.

Author/creator Ward, Vicky author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionviii, 293 pages ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title Extraordinary story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump
Contents Prologue: America's prince and princess -- Rules are dangerous -- The Tuesday beatings -- Family first -- She's got the biggest set of balls in the room -- The tower of debt -- The conversion -- "They are like robots" -- A most convenient candidate -- Making new friends -- Is this that bad? -- Kushner's disappearing act -- The Secretary of Everything -- The Anbang bang -- St. Rex -- He'll take anything -- The shock felt around the world -- "That would be a felony" -- First Family -- The newspaper industry is out to get me -- Trump is different and I'm different -- The Passover revelation -- The double-dipper -- Charlie barks and bites -- Prison reform, mommygrams, and NAFTA -- Mr. Bone Saw and the real estate agent -- Epilogue: The selfie president.
Abstract "Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are the self-styled Prince and Princess of America. Their swift, gilded rise to extraordinary power in Donald Trump's White House is unprecedented and dangerous. In Kushner, Inc., investigative journalist Vicky Ward digs beneath the myth the couple has created, depicting themselves as the voices of reason in an otherwise crazy presidency, and reveals that Jared and Ivanka are not just the President's chief enablers: they, like him, appear disdainful of rules, of laws, and of ethics. They are entitled inheritors of the worst kind; their combination of ignorance, arrogance, and an insatiable lust for power has caused havoc all over the world, and may threaten the democracy of the United States. Ward follows their trajectory from New Jersey and New York City to the White House, where the couple's many forays into policy-making and national security have mocked long-standing U.S. policy and protocol. They have pursued an agenda that could increase their wealth while their actions have mostly gone unchecked. In Kushner, Inc., Ward holds Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump accountable: she unveils the couple's self-serving transactional motivations and how those have propelled them into the highest levels of the US government, where no one, the President included, has been able to stop them." -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 243-286) and index.
Genre/formBiographies.
ISBN9781250185945
ISBN1250185947 (hardcover)
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