German Newspaper Dubs Ivanka Trump ‘First Whisperer’ by the Forward

German Newspaper Dubs Ivanka Trump ‘First Whisperer’

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Ivanka Trump has earned a new moniker from a German newspaper: the first whisperer.

The epithet from the Berliner Zeitung reflects anxieties about whether Ivanks Trump and husband Jared Kushner will have a role in pushing the Trump White House to the center.

“Is she going to bring her father on a moderate course, as some hope? Or will she be a loyal accomplice?” the text below the headline reads. It goes onto a long-form treatment of the first daughter.

Trump and Kushner have cut a moderate figure, presenting themselves as socially liberal and concerned about issues like paid family leave and climate change.

But the two have remained aloof and non-committal about how they will influence the White House.

Contact Daniel J. Solomon at solomon@forward.com or on Twitter @DanielJSolomon

German Newspaper Dubs Ivanka Trump ‘First Whisperer’

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Daniel J. Solomon

Daniel J. Solomon is the former Assistant to the Editor/News Writer at the Forward. Originally from Queens, he attended Harvard as an undergraduate, where he wrote his senior thesis on French-Jewish intellectual history. He is excited to have returned to New York after his time in Massachusetts. Daniel’s passions include folk music, cycling, and pointed argument.

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