JUST POSTED: Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power, a NYT investigation with . Not just Kushner. The sons in law of the Turkish President & the developer of Turkish Trump Towers are also influencing US Turkey relations.
this entire article could be very easily turned into an article of impeachment, or at the very least a new line of inquiry for congressional oversight.
Amazing story. In Turkey, the US national interest has been subverted to the personal interests of three sons-in-law.
Behind President Trump’s accommodating attitude toward Turkey is an unusual back channel: a trio of sons-in-law who married into power and now play key roles in connecting Ankara with Washington. A NYT investigation with . Read it by clicking here:
Wow. NYT Dives into #Turkey's Erdogan son-in-law Relation with US Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and how it helped override Congress sanctions. One of those sanctions that Kushner-AlBayrak helped defer are over #Russia S-400. By &
Today’s Republicans will be remembered for overseeing America’s devolution from an imperfect republic into a squalid second-rate oligarchy via
“The term “deep state,” in fact, first emerged in Turkey decades ago,...and Mr. Erdogan’s advisers say he has cultivated Mr. Trump by emphasizing their shared struggles against such entrenched forces within their governments.”
"Both [Trump and Erdogan] appear to favor family or business connections as back channels...in part because both share a suspicion that the agencies of their own governments may be conspiring against them."
“Trump is replacing formal relations among nations in several cases with family-to-family relationship, or crony-to-crony relationships,” said Eric S. Edelman, who served as under secretary of defense for policy and ambassador to Turkey.
"Trump is replacing formal relations among nations in several cases with family-to-family relationship, or crony-to-crony relationships."
Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power
Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power "Mr. Erdogan’s advisers say he has cultivated Mr. Trump by emphasizing their shared struggles against such entrenched forces within their governments." [The so-called "deep state.")
Uncanny resemblance to a back story of the penultimate episode of the most recent season of Succession, with Roman Roy and his sinister billionaire bro-partner in Turkey.
The two leaders deal with various sensitive issues through their grooms, because neither trusts his own administration. And both Istanbul’s Trump Towers and the Erdogan family’s business interests are key factors in policy choices. via ⁦
"Both leaders appear to favor family or business connections as back channels, several advisers to Mr. Erdogan said, in part because both share a suspicion that the agencies of their own governments may be conspiring against them."
Behind President Trump’s accommodating attitude toward Turkey is an unusual back channel: a trio of sons-in-law who married into power and now play key roles in connecting Ankara with Washington.
"Both leaders appear to favor family or business connections as back channels . . . in part because both share a suspicion that the agencies of their own governments may be conspiring against them."
“Trump is replacing formal relations among nations with family-to-family or crony-to-crony relationships,” said Eric Edelman, US ambassador to Turkey during the George W. Bush administration. “It ought to be a matter of concern to all Americans.”