Arguably Jared Kushner has the best claim in the Trump family on future high public office, as someone mostly responsible for two of his father-in-law’s rare if overhyped accomplishments (a criminal justice reform law and a diplomatic breakthrough involving Israel and two Gulf states). But there is no way he will ever outshine his wife, and he doesn’t have the blood link to Trump that would make him a dynastic natural. … [Read more...] about What Will the Trump Kids Do After Daddy Leaves the White House?
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Vice President Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden says family will avoid business conflicts Biden says China must play by 'international norms' MORE (D-Calif.) will face off in their own debate at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Oct. 7. … [Read more...] about Biden, Trump clash at vicious, ugly debate
"We were – the group was – about five or six people in total," Christie said on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday. Just four days later, the president announced on Twitter that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease that has killed more than 205,000 Americans and upended Trump's reelection bid. … [Read more...] about No one wore a mask during Trump debate prep, Chris Christie says
The Hill’s Niall Stanage writes that Harris is a barrier-breaking figure, being both the first woman elected as vice president and the first Black person to hold the position. She is also the first vice president since Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreThe Memo: Harris moves signal broad role as VP By making Durham special counsel, AG Barr spares Biden tough choices Press: Divided government begins in Georgia MORE to enter office as the obvious favorite to succeed the person in the top job. Gore, during his vice presidency, was particularly identified with specific issues, including the environment and government reform. So far, the signs are that Harris will seek a more wide-ranging role. A transition official noted that Biden had spoken of Harris as having the same status as he did with then-President Obama: the last person in the room for the big decisions. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Mastercard – Congress inches closer to virus relief deal
The Biden campaign has seized on the Times report, with both Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden says family will avoid business conflicts Biden says China must play by 'international norms' MORE (D-Calif.), releasing their 2019 tax returns on Tuesday afternoon. The returns showed that Biden and his wife Jill paid $299,346 in taxes last year, while Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff paid about $1,185,628. … [Read more...] about Biden campaign creates ‘Trump tax calculator’ after NYT report