Tonight, in the wake of Trump’s eyebrow-raising interview with Univision, a closer look at the Kushner connection with the network’s new parentco, which is raising alarms in both the newsroom and the Biden White House.
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A softball interview with Trump is unnerving staff inside Univision, and inside the White House, as the formerly left-leaning Spanish-language network—now under new leadership, and with surprising new Republican allies—undergoes a dramatic pivot to the right.
Earlier this week, former president Donald Trump gave an interview to Univision, the Spanish-language broadcaster, during which he threatened to weaponize the F.B.I. and the Justice Department against his political opponents. The statements, which came on the heels of a Washington Post report revealing that Trump and his allies had been drawing up plans to use the federal government to retaliate against adversaries and former cabinet members, were arguably the most brazenly authoritarian remarks the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has made to date in a mainstream media interview. And the interview reasonably unnerved...
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