President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, has an office in the West Wing and high-level security clearances. Trump’s son-in-law, and Ivanka’s husband, Jared Kushner, is a White House senior advisor. Despite an obvious conflict of interest, presidential nepotism is not new.
Today we examine the history of familial favoritism in the White House.
- Tom Hamburger, political reporter for The Washington Post
- Dr. Robert Jones, professor of Psychology at Missouri State University, nepotism expert
- Richard Painter, S. Walter Richey professor of Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota, former chief White House ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush