With the 2020 election less than a year away and his border wall nowhere near being completed, President Trump has turned to his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, to get things moving, current and former administration officials told The Washington Post. Kushner is holding regular meetings at the White House with government officials and asking them to keep him updated on where the wall is being built and how much it costs. He is especially concerned with the fact that the government needs to seize more than 800 pieces of private property in order to get 450 miles of barriers up by the end of next year, the Post reports. This is the latest high-profile job for Kushner, who has also been tasked with brokering a Middle East peace deal and tackling criminal justice reform.
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