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'Javanka': New book details perils of crossing White House power couple

'Javanka': New book details perils of crossing White House power couple

White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and son-in-law, sought to assert some authority over flights funded by the State Department, according to a new book by journalist Vicky Ward. "Young man", Corallo replied, "my three years at the butt end of an M16 checked that box".

'You've got to be insane, ' Cohn is said to have told Kushner.

"Dude", the reporter said, "what did you do to Jared and Ivanka?" "I'm anxious about you, because the minute one faction perceives that you are on somebody else's team, the knives are going to come out, and they're going to try to kill you".

"Get rid of my kids; get them back to New York", he allegedly told Kelly in 2017, the New York Times reports, complaining they "didn't know how to play the game".

In Ward's book, "Kushner Inc.", she writes that Ivanka frequently asked to travel on Air Force planes when it was not always necessary.

Citing reporting from journalist Vicki Ward in her upcoming book about Trump's daughter, Ivanka, and her husband, Jared Kushner - titled "Kushner, Inc." - the New York Times shared this tidbit about a joke the current US president once made to Patriots owner Robert Kraft about his daughter and quarterback Tom Brady.

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Cohn eventually left the White House in March 2018 in the wake of a battle with the President over steel and aluminum tariffs.

Ward reported that White House staffers nicknamed Kushner as the "secretary of everything" and joked Ivanka Trump's team was Habi - 'home of all bad ideas, ' the Guardian reported.

In a statement to People magazine, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "It's sad, but not surprising, the media would spend time promoting a book based on shady anonymous sources and false information instead of all the incredible work Jared and Ivanka are doing for the country".

Those emails, which have since been made public, make clear that Trump Jr. attended the meeting after being promised dirt on then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and, when told what to expect, replied, "If it's what you say I love it".

In a statement to the Times, Peter Mirijanian, a spokesman for Abbe Lowell, Kushner's lawyer, denied the book's claims, which paint the couple as the President's "chief enablers", according to the paper. "It seems she has written a book of fiction rather than any serious attempt to get the facts". "Because if [Kushner] has to leave, then [Ivanka] has to leave".