Jared Kushner’s memoir details tense election night call with Murdoch and Ivanka pushed into White House

On a call with Jared Kushner, Rupert Murdoch personally justified Fox News’ decision to call Arizona for Joe Biden on election night in 2020, according to a report on Kushner’s upcoming memoir. Pages purporting to be from the book, Break the story, appear to show Trump’s son-in-law’s account of his conversation with the Australian media mogul after Fox angered the former president by calling out the state in favor of his opponent. ‘The shocking projection brought our momentum to a screeching halt,’ Kushner reportedly wrote in the book, but when he called Murdoch to demand an explanation, the media mogul replied, ‘The numbers are ironclad, it’s not isn’t even close.” A separate report on the book of the Washington Post claims Kushner accuses Trump’s second chief of staff, John F. Kelly, of pushing Kushner’s wife, Ivanka Trump, into the White House. “Ivanka was walking down the main West Wing hallway when she passed him,” Kushner reportedly wrote. “Ignoring his passionate state of mind, she said, ‘Hello, chief.’ Kelly pushed her out of the way and stormed in. She was unhurt and didn’t make much of the altercation, but in her rage Kelly showed her true character.

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