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President Trump delivers remarks at the beginning of a 2017 meeting with his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner. Andrea Bernstein's new book, American Oligarchs, argues that both the Trump and Kushner families have benefited from the intersection of money and politics. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'American Oligarchs' Reveals How Trump, Kushner Families Learned To Work The System

Author Andrea Bernstein says Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have benefited from family connections — and the influence of money in politics.

President Trump delivers remarks at the beginning of a 2017 meeting with his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner. Andrea Bernstein's new book, American Oligarchs, argues that both the Trump and Kushner families have benefited from the intersection of money and politics. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'American Oligarchs' Reveals How Trump, Kushner Families Learned To Work The System

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