Kushner's visibility in the West Wing diminishes

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

"[Ten] months after being given free rein to tackle everything from the federal government's outdated technology to peace in the Middle East, the do-whatever-you-want stage of Mr. Kushner's tenure is over," the New York Times reports.

Behind the scenes: Per the Washington Post's Ashley Parker, "Allies say Kushner's subtle shift into the background of the West Wing reflects his natural inclination to work hard and eschew the limelight, while his enemies gloat that it stems from a series of avoidable missteps that are the result of his political naivete.