Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, while White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is on the rolls both in Virginia and his home state of Rhode Island, according to elections officials and voting registration records.

Their dual registrations offer two more high-profile examples of how common it is for voters to be on the rolls in multiple states – something Trump has claimed is evidence of voter fraud. Along with Kushner and Spicer, The Washington Post has now identified five Trump family members or top administration appointees who were registered in two states during the fall election. The others are chief White House strategist Stephen Bannon; Tiffany Trump, the president’s youngest daughter; and Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin, as first reported by CNN.

White House officials did not respond to requests for comment.


President Trump will sign an executive action to commission an investigation into widespread voter fraud, a spokesman said, raising the prospect of a federal government probe into a widely debunked claim and sparking alarm among experts and Democrats.

Trump had been expected to sign the order Thursday in the Oval Office, but White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that had been postponed, probably until Friday.


Fast action on immigration policy, accusations of voter fraud, and renewed drive to build a wall at the Mexican border and a pipeline through the Dakotas hasn’t impressed voters surveyed by Quinnipiac University.

Only 36 percent approve of the job Donald Trump done so far, according to a poll released Thursday, the sixth day of his presidency.

Thirty-seven percent expect he will be a better president than Barack Obama and 50 percent said he will be worse.

“Stumbling out of the blocks, President Donald Trump is considered a divider, not a uniter, flunking on honesty, empathy and level-headedness, while his predecessor sees his legacy burnished by better and better numbers every polling cycle,” said assistant poll director Tim Malloy.

Opinions were sharply divided along party lines with 81 percent of Republicans and only 4 percent of Democrats approving.

Quinnipiac surveyed 1,190 voters nationwide between Saturday and Wednesday. The poll has a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points.

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