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Jared Kushner is working on Trump’s transition team. He’s married to Trump’s daughter, Ivanka. He comes from a real estate family whose fortune was built by his controversial father.

Donald Trump's son-in-law could help shape his agenda

Jared Kushner is working on Trump’s transition team. He’s married to Trump’s daughter, Ivanka. He comes from a real estate family whose fortune was built by his controversial father.

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