Jared and Ivanka dig in for the long haul

Friends of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump tell us they have the strong impression they are now preparing to stay in D.C. as long as the president does, meaning they’ll outlast almost everyone in the West Wing.

What we’re hearing: A White House official with direct knowledge of the situation told Axios that in recent months, Jared and Ivanka have spent a good deal of time with the president in the private dining room adjoining the Oval Office and in the residence…

Jared wants to see through the Israeli-Palestinian deal and NAFTA negotiations, and is working on government tech modernization and prison reform.

Ivanka remains focused on promoting paid family leave and childcare development. She is an architect of workforce development plans, announced last week, that are designed to help employees and employers prepare for the coming wave of automation.