Good Tuesday morning — 10 days to President Trump. Jared Kushner is 36 today, with a West Wing office as a present. Trump announcement that Kushner will be Senior Advisor to the President, as forecast exclusively here yesterday ("An announcement is coming"), puts his son-in-law in a leadership troika with Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. This deliberate counterbalance by Trump makes sure HE'S always the one with the last word.
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