Ann Coulter Turns on Trump, Says It Was 'Fascist' to Hire Ivanka and Jared Kushner

'Americans don’t like that, I don’t like that. That’s the one fascist thing he’s done. Hiring his kids,' the conservative author said in a recent interview

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Donald Trump and Ann Coulter.
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Ann Coulter, the conservative pundit and author who was an early and very vocal supporter of candidate Donald Trump, listed her many disappointments with the president in an extensive interview with The Daily Caller.

“Everyone who voted for him knew his personality was grotesque,” Coulter said Sunday, claiming she was willing to overlook his personality because he was good on the issues. But, now she insists, “boy, things don’t look good,” when it comes to those same issues.

“I’m not very happy with what has happened so far,” Coulter continued. “I guess we have to try to push him to keep his promises. But ... if he doesn’t keep his promises I’m out.”

“Where is the great negotiation? That budget the Republicans pushed through was like a practical joke. Did we win anything?” Coulter also criticized the Trump administration for bombing Syria in early April, in what she and many on the far-right saw as indicative of the rising influence of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner in the West Wing and the waning influence of Steve Bannon.

“I have no regrets for ferociously supporting him. What choice did we have?” she asked. “I don’t apologize. ... He said all the right things and nobody else would even say it.”

Coulter added that she thought the hiring of Ivanka and Jared Kushner was a mistake. “Americans don’t like that, I don’t like that. That’s the one fascist thing he’s done. Hiring his kids.”

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