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  • On immigration, Mideast and more, Kushner keeps pushing
    It's all evidence of Kushner's hefty policy portfolio ... saying there were forces in the White House that were "just unmovable on this issue." Kushner's greatest asset may be his close ...
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  • KOENIG | Koenig's Eye View
    The United States supports “dictators, butchers and extremists” in the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a Twitter post Wednesday in a response to US President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech.
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