TRUMP'S SENIOR ADVISER JARED KUSHNER VISITS IRAQ ON BEHALF OF HIS FATHER IN-LAW PRESIDENT DONALD
Reportedly President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting Iraq with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an official said Sunday night.
The details about the trip to the Middle East with Gen. Joseph Dunford were not released. A senior administration official said Kushner wanted to see the situation in Iraq for himself and show support for the Iraqi government.
Washington Times reports that the official wasn’t authorized to speak about confidential meetings by name and demanded anonymity.
It is reported that Jared Kushner’s West Wing portfolio is robust. He has been deeply involved with presidential staffing, recently launched a task force meant to modernize government using lessons drawn from the private sector, and has played the role of shadow diplomat, advising on relations with the Middle East, Canada and Mexico.
Jared Kushner reportedly had no previous diplomatic or government experience, Trump also tasked him with trying to broker a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.
“If you can’t produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can,” Trump told Kushner at a gala a few days before his inauguration.
Jared Kushner was also the latest Trump associate to be named in the ongoing probe into contacts with Russian officials.
The White House confirmed last week that he had volunteered to be interviewed by the Senate intelligence committee. North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, the committee’s chairman, said that Kushner would likely be under oath and would submit to a “private interview” about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials.
My opinion: Trump's son in-law Jared Kushner appeared to be in control of everything at the White House, it seems he's actually the Foreign Secretary with portfolio while Rex Tillerson is travelling round the world giving speeches and for appearances but the power lies with Kushner!!