Former President Donald Trump shouldn’t expect any Christmas playing cards from his son-in-law’s family after Jared Kushner’s kin made it very clear who they have been backing to run the nation.
Mr Kushner’s aunt and uncle Murray and Lee Kushner have every maxed out the quantity they’re allowed to donate to a candidate’s campaign – slinging $3,000 every to Chris Christie’s presidential campaign.
It’s not the primary time the Kushners have backed the previous New Jersey governor over their nephew’s father-in-law – in addition they donated the maximum quantity to Mr Christie’s campaign in 2015.
The difficulty turns into all of the extra awkward contemplating Mr Christie’s profitable prosecution of Jared Kushner’s father Charles Kushner for tax fraud again in 2004, when Mr Christie was a US lawyer.
There’s now no love misplaced between the pair – with Mr Christie using the previous president’s technique of overtly mocking his opponents.
“Breaking information… Donald Trump has launched his Prime-Secret plan for ending the warfare in Ukraine in 24 hours,” Mr Christie tweeted after Mr Trump commented that he knew how to finish the invasion of Ukraine. “The Plan: He is aware of Putin and Zelensky ‘very effectively’ and can make a few calls. Transfer over Churchill, Trump is right here to save the day.”
For his half, the previous president has described his opponent as chubby and rambling.
“What number of occasions did Chris Christie use the phrase SMALL? Does he have a psychological downside with SIZE?” Mr Trump wrote on Truth Social following a speech by his rival. “Truly, his speech was SMALL, and never superb. It rambled in all places, and no one had a clue of what he was speaking about. Arduous to watch, boring, however that’s what you get from a failed Governor (New Jersey) who left workplace with a 7% approval score after which acquired run out of New Hampshire. This time, it gained’t be any completely different!”