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>> A very impressive->> He's tasked with fixing America's opioid crisis, brokering Middle East peace, and often acts as a diplomatic liaison between the White House and foreign governments. But you've probably never heard Jared Kushner speak until now.>> Together, we have set ambitious goals and empowered interagency teams to tackle our objectives.
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It's working, and it's very exciting.>> The senior White House advisor and presidential son-in-law making his first public remarks Monday. While the public might want to hear his thoughts on his upcoming trip to Jerusalem and Remala to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Or on the Russia investigations, as Kushner is said to be a person of interest having had undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the US.
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His first public comments were on a topic maybe not on everyone's mind. Making government systems more efficient.>> By modernizing these systems, we will meaningfully improve the lives of tens of millions of Americans.>> Kushner doesn't give public speeches, and hasn't given a televised interview in years. But even with his total silence, he's become such a person of intrigue that his profile has nearly surpassed his father-in-law's, or so the President says.
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>> Jared. Jared's actually become much more famous than me. I'm->>
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