President Trump’s son-in-law and Mideast peace maven Jared Kushner does not believe that Palestinians are capable of governing themselves, he admitted in an interview.
“The hope is that they, over time, will become capable of governing,” Kushner said in a rare media appearance with “Axios on HBO” that aired Sunday, according to Bloomberg.
Kushner for the past two years has been crafting the White House’s secretive and much-anticipated Mideast peace plan with a goal of ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.
“There are some things the current Palestinian government has done well, and there are some things that are lacking,” Kushner said. “And I do think that in order for the area to be investable, for investors to want to come in and invest in different industry and infrastructure and create jobs, you do need to have a fair judicial system, you need to have freedom of press, freedom of expression, tolerance for all religions.
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