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His GPA did not warrant it, his SAT scores did not warrant it. We thought for sure, there was no way this was going to happen.

In case it really needs saying, Kushner is a little rich kid whose daddy bought him everything (including admission to Harvard)—like Trump.
↩︎ ProPublica
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Thank you Jared for using something sacred and special to the descendants of Joe and Rae Kushner to validate the sloppy manner in which you've handled this campaign. Please don't invoke our grandparents in vain just so you can sleep better at night. It is self-serving and disgusting.

Kushner's relatives were none too appreciative when he used his grandparents' status as Holocaust survivors to deflect criticisms of Trump's playful back-and-forth with anti-semitic tropes
↩︎ Esquire
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It was a lot of construction and a lot of evictions, but the communities now look great, and the outcome has been phenomenal.

In 2012, Kushner blithely described his company's tactic of buying up distressed old properties in Rust Belt cities.
↩︎ Multifamily Executive
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[Peter] ​Kaplan told friends that Kushner’s favorite book was The Count of Monte Cristo, the story of a wronged man who escapes prison, becomes rich, and uses his wealth to stealthily visit vengeance upon his unsuspecting enemies.

As Andrew Rice points out, Kushner's taste in literature—and the impact of his family's diminished name due to his father's imprisonment at the hands of his siblings and Chris Christie—paint a quietly terrifying picture for the future.
↩︎ New York
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