Trump Expected to Name Jared Kushner as Senior Advisor

The President-Elect's son-in-law, Ivanka Trump's husband, is expected to assume an official role in the White House.
1:31 | 01/10/17

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Finally tonight, president-elect trump living true to the old maxim, keep your friends close and your in-laws closer. Finally ending months of speculation, Donald Trump made it official today. His son-in-law, Jared Kushner, married to daughter ivanka Trump, will serve as senior adviser to the president. As one of trump's closest campaign advisers the 35-year-old businessman helped steer trump to vehicle tee. A sign of things to come, Kushner joined his father-in-law on his first visit to the white house as president-elect, strolling in the rose garden with Obama's chief of staff. The appointment has been controversial, raising ethical and legal questions. He's a son-in-law. There are nepotism laws that are pretty strict about what you can do. But when it comes to white house staff, the president can basically surround himself with the people he wants to. Reporter: Kushner's attorneys saying the real estate developer is preparing to resign from his positions at Kushner companies and divest substantial assets. But it seems Kushner is already getting started, spotted on capitol hill today. He and wife ivanka will move with their children to D.C. Soon and you'll never guess who could be one of his neighbors. The "Washingtonian" reporting the family will move into this $5.5 million home in Washington two blocks from the Obamas' new residence. Can you imagine? Who will ask to borrow sugar first? Speaking of neighbors in our own neighborhood, it was Benjamin Franklin who said, at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.

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