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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:43 PM

Jared Kushner hired his college roommate to create a national coronavirus testing plan,

Jared Kushner hired his college roommate to create a national coronavirus testing plan, according to a new report
Jake Lahut
Jul 31, 2020, 11:56 AM



If it's a major issue in the Trump White House, Jared Kushner is probably running point.

When he was put in charge of devising a national strategy for coronavirus testing, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser went to his college roommate over credentialed medical experts for an initiative that eventually "just went poof into thin air," one of its participants told Vanity Fair this week.

The Vanity Fair report, published on Thursday, included new details about Kushner's role in the nation's bungled coronavirus response, particularly in forming a handpicked team to create a strategy that was never implemented.

Efforts to build an advanced testing and tracing operation nationwide were scrapped, the report said. One explanation said to have persuaded Kushner to ditch he plan was a sentiment in the White House that outbreaks would be confined to blue states, providing cover for the Trump administration to blame Democratic governors for the pandemic's damage.

https://www.businessinsider.com/kushner-hired-college-roommate-national-covid-coronavirus-testing-plan-2020-7?amp

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Reply Jared Kushner hired his college roommate to create a national coronavirus testing plan, (Original post)
JonLP24 Jul 31 OP
WyattKansas Jul 31 #1
Chemisse Jul 31 #5
secondwind Jul 31 #2
blm Jul 31 #3
malaise Jul 31 #4
magicarpet Jul 31 #6
Chemisse Jul 31 #7
SamKnause Jul 31 #8
Chemisse Saturday #11
Tanuki Jul 31 #9
Chemisse Saturday #12
Kid Berwyn Saturday #14
Wounded Bear Jul 31 #10
Kid Berwyn Saturday #13

Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:46 PM

1. Maybe the guy sold pot in school, so Jared thought he had medical qualifications.

That sounds about right for boy wonder.

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Response to WyattKansas (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:51 PM

5. And organizational skills.

Keeping all those names in a little notebook, remembering who gets how much and for what cost, etc. Not every college kid can accomplish all that!

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:48 PM

2. That smug SOB belongs in jail......

November can’t come fast enough!!

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:50 PM

3. Jail him. Depraved Indifference.

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Response to blm (Reply #3)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:51 PM

4. Criminal negligence

Lock him up

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:52 PM

6. So what,...

Using US taxpayer money to reward and enrich your buddies and friends is no big deal.

Unless they fuck up so royally that they cause the deaths on depraved grounds of 150,000 (and counting) innocent citizens.

Then there should be hell to pay.

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:54 PM

7. I just can't fathom why people are not being indicted right now.

I know why, actually, but it's just so surreal that we are in this place where a family of cons can do absolutely anything, including killing many thousands of Americans, and nothing at all happens to them.

We all just sit here stunned, waiting to see what the next atrocity will be.

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Response to Chemisse (Reply #7)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 08:02 PM

8. I am stunned and enraged.

I don't know why our "justice system" isn't going after these people.

The entire federal government seems to be corrupt and non functioning.

This has always been their goal.

Their evil knows no bounds.

If you are familiar with Noam Chomsky he stated twice on Democracy Now that Trump

and the republicans are the greatest threat the world has ever faced.

He included Hitler.

He laid out his three reasons for his statement.

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Response to SamKnause (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 09:59 AM

11. I will check that out. I can believe it. I'm scared. n/t

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 08:05 PM

9. He also turned to his brother's father-in-law (Karlie Kloss' dad)

https://www.wmagazine.com/story/jared-kushner-karlie-kloss-dad-coronavirus/

"Ordinarily, Facebook would be one of the last places you’d turn to for reliable information on how to survive a pandemic. But at this point in the coronavirus outbreak, we have no choice but to take solace in the fact that Jared Kushner thought to ask a midwestern dad to crowdsource actual medical advice.

The dad in question is Kurt Kloss, an actual doctor. He’s also the father of Karlie Kloss, the supermodel who is married to Kusher’s brother, Joshua, as he hinted at in his first post to the Facebook group EM Docs on Wednesday night. “I have direct channel to person now in charge at White House,” Kloss informed the group’s nearly 22,000 members. “If you were in charge of Federal response to the Pandemic what would your recommendation be. Please only serious responses.”...(more)

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Response to Tanuki (Reply #9)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 10:01 AM

12. OMFG. What a complete circus. n/t

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Response to Tanuki (Reply #9)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 10:16 AM

14. More...

Jared Kushner relative says he solicited coronavirus tips for him on Facebook

‘I was asked by Jared through my son-in-law for recommendations;’ says Kurt Kloss, whose daughter is married to Kushner’s brother; Kushner is ‘directly involved’ in virus response


By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
Times of Israel, March 13, 2020

JTA — A physician with family ties to senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said he solicited advice on Facebook for Kushner on how to deal with the coronavirus.

Kurt Kloss, whose daughter is married to Kushner’s brother, on Wednesday asked a group of fellow emergency room physicians on the social network for the advice on Kushner’s behalf, Politico reported Friday, in turn quoting The Spectator.

“I have direct channel to person now in charge at White House,” Kloss wrote in his post.

Hundreds of doctors responded and Kloss explained that Kushner, who is US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, had asked him for recommendations, according to Politico. Kloss sent Kushner 12 recommendations Thursday morning, according to the article.

Continues...

https://www.timesofisrael.com/jared-kushner-relative-says-he-solicited-coronavirus-tips-for-him-on-facebook/

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 08:14 PM

10. All the best people...

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 10:10 AM

13. At least it's not nepotism.

Cronyism. With mass murder, criminal dereliction of duty, and gross criminal incompetence to boot.

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