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Jared Kushner ‘needs to be out now’: Authoritarianism expert says Trump’s son-in-law ‘is a danger to national security’

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Authoritarianism expert Sarah Kendzior on Friday warned it was “concerning” that Jared Kushner remains a senior White House advisor.

“And for the millionth time: Jared Kushner is a danger to national security and needs to be out now,” Kendzior tweeted.

“That no one has indicted or ousted Kushner when there’s an easy case (his security form lies being the tip of an enormous iceberg) is concerning,” she noted.

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Indeed, Kendzior warned in April of 2017 that President Trump was setting up a “dynastic kleptocracy” for his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband.

“While novel to the US, the Trump family dynamic may be familiar for citizens of authoritarian kleptocracies,” Kendzior explained. “Adult children of authoritarians are useful in three ways: first, they tend to be trustworthy confidants in regimes rife with paranoia, as corrupt authoritarian states usually are. Second, they are excellent vessels for laundering money, creating enough distance that assets stolen from the state are harder to track. Third, they tend to have a warmer public profile which offsets the brutality of the dictator by distracting the population with pictures of their happy families or glamorous lifestyle.”

The authoritarianism expert has been steadily beating the drums to warn the public of the threat she believes Kushner represents.

“Also — I cannot stress this enough — Kushner needs to be out of the White House,” Kendzior tweeted on July 24th. “I do not care if I’m a broken record.”

“Kushner should be out of the WH. He never should have gotten in there. He’s a major nat sec threat to the US,” Kendzior tweeted on July 12th. “I’ve said this a million times and I’m going to keep saying it, because it’s that severe.”

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She has also argued the point on TV.


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Former acting CIA director explains why Trump’s inaction on Russian bounty scandal will make things worse

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It was revealed nearly two weeks ago that the Russian government is paying a bounty to the Taliban for killing American soldiers.

Since then, President Donald Trump has denied that he and his administration didn't know anything about it. Then he claimed it was a hoax. Now it has become clear that the stories are not only true but that if Trump read his presidential daily briefing in 2019, he would have been aware of the problem.

Speaking to the House Thursday, Trump's former acting CIA director Michael Morell explained that things are being made far worse by the president's denial.

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Here are 7 hilarious videos about wearing COVID-19 masks to send people who won’t wear them

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The latest trend is to mock fools who refuse to wear masks. While many people who refuse to wear a mask tuck their tails and sulk as they walk away, some take it to a whole new level of fury. Those precious souls are being mocked and shamed all around the world.

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Wearing a mask is like wearing a lifejacket.https://twitter.com/mattbooshell/status/1280933495674732544

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Trump tells Fox News the ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign on Fifth Avenue is like he’s being ‘prosecuted’

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President Donald Trump appeared to reveal another quid pro quo during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed it out during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).

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