Jared KushnerHe shared with us that he had to deal with a serious medical issue during his time at the White House.

According to an extract of his memoir, the 40-year old, who was a son in law and former senior adviser to President Donald Trump, said that he had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October 2019 while working at the White House. The New York Times. In Breaking History: A White House MemoirKushner recalls the moment he found out about his diagnosis.

“On the morning I went to Texas for the Louis Vuitton Factory’s opening, White House doctor Sean Conley“He pulled me into the Medical Cabin on Air Force One,” the outlet reported. “‘Your test results came back from Walter Reed,’ he said. ‘It looks like you have cancer. It is urgent that we schedule an operation.

Kushner stated that he preferred to keep the diagnosis secret. In fact, he said that he initially asked the doctor to keep the news a secret until they could meet in person the next day: “Please don’t tell anyone—especially my wife or my father-in-law.” (He later revealed that he told his wife). Ivanka Trump.)