>> Politically wouldn't it be great->> President-elect Donald Trump naming his son-in-law White House Senior Advisor. Ivanka Trump's husband Jared Kushner is often touted as Trump's most trusted aid, especially on the road to the White House. Kushner was involved in the campaign's biggest decisions, including vetting multiple campaign managers.
Or defending controversial appointees like Stephen Bannon, the alt-right publisher accused of anti-Semitism. Kushner himself is an orthodox Jew. Kushner taking the job, without pay, after receiving legal counsel he would not be violating a US anti-nepotism law based on court rulings that the statute does not apply to the White House.
Trump's already flouting conventions by involving family members in transition meetings and discussions with heads of state. The Harvard-educated 36-year-old is, like his father-in-law, a wealthy real estate developer with a wide net of business dealings that could pose potential conflicts of interest. His father, Charles Kushner, was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty in 2004 to 18 counts of tax evasion, witness tampering and making unlawful campaign donations.
The young couple has been preparing for relocation, recently purchasing a $5.5 million dollar house in D.C, just a short walk away from where the Obamas will live after January 20th.