The White House

Why Did The GOP Allow The White House To Become Trump’s Enterprise?

Why are Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump on this country’s payroll

Ezinne Ukoha
8 min readDec 10, 2018


Earlier in 2018, it was reported that Jared Kushner and embattled Chief of Staff, John Kelly, were embroiled in a battle of wills, that had boiled over into a crisis that the president had to curtail with the public endorsement of Kelly’s fight to do the job he was hired to perform.

The issue was the fact that Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, who also happens to be the president’s favorite daughter, were both operating under special circumstances as unqualified “senior advisers,” who were dangerously lacking the security clearance that allows the level of access they were courting.

The outrageousness of the Trump presidency stems from the gross negligence of the GOP, and how unlimited power that remains unchallenged or even threatened, continues to permeate the halls of the White House without any consideration for the way the disease is infecting wearied citizens, and the establishments that are suffocating any hope of recovery.

It’s absolutely criminal that Donald Trump was legally able to award ranking positions in his administration to his his son-in-law and daughter, despite their inexperience, based on less than ideal resumes, that don’t exhibit the traits that are required to seamlessly provide “words of wisdom,” regarding global affairs and the high-risk negotiations with troubled territories.

John Kelly will be leaving his post at the end of this year, and the recent announcement was delivered with the same grossness that has followed all the others that were gracelessly booted from the dysfunctional House, that Republicans built with the tragic complicity, that Whiteness usually coddles with careful investment.

It’s worth noting that the president did express his sorrow over the loss of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, who abruptly resigned amid the disturbing allegations of how he had physically assaulted two former wives. This was right before the president ill-advisedly lent his support to Roy Moore, the White supremacist and alleged rapist, who is accused of sexually assaulting underage girls, and who thankfully lost the Senate race to fierce…