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July 01, 2020

As Trump's Job Approval Falls, He Regrets Taking the Advice of His Useless Idiot Liberal Son-in-Law Jared Kushner

"The Geniuses," Steve Bannon used to call the very liberal New Yorkers Jared and Ivanka.

I've heard some people saying that Trump isn't doing more to fight antifa and BLM because Jared's pushing a woke agenda and is telling Trump he's close to winning enough of the black vote to guarantee reelection.

The sooner Trump awakens from this delirium, the better.

But is it too late to recover? Have the fires burned too long?

President Trump has told people in recent days that he regrets following some of son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's political advice — including supporting criminal justice reform — and will stick closer to his own instincts, three people with direct knowledge of the president's thinking tell Axios.

Behind the scenes: One person who spoke with the president interpreted his thinking this way: "No more of Jared's woke shit." Another said Trump has indicated that following Kushner's advice has harmed him politically.

Why it matters: This could be the final straw for federal police reform legislation this year, and it could usher in even more incendiary campaign tactics between now and November.

Details: The sources said the president has resolved to stick to his instincts and jettison any policies that go against them, including ambitious police reform.

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Several conservative allies of the president have reached out to him and advised him to reduce Kushner's influence over his re-election campaign.

Yes, but: No adviser to the president has more power over the White House and the campaign than Kushner. And nobody we've spoken to suggested that fundamental dynamic will change. It's always possible that the views Trump expressed recently could just be a passing phase.


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