Kushner (the musical) on ice: His White House role and family business are starting to collide — and questions are mounting

The 36-year-old real estate scion’s White House role and family business are starting to collide, and questions are mounting

From the New York July issue: When White House adviser and Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner spoke publicly for the first time in his current role in June, many felt underwhelmed.

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Six months of “palace intrigue” reporting on the silent adviser had created a Rasputinesque character who pressed his thumb on every major item to cross the president’s desk, from Middle East peace negotiations to the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

“Jared has actually become much more famous than me. … I’m a little bit upset at that,” President Trump joked at a meeting with congressional leaders last month.