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Officials warned Jared Kushner About Friendship with Wendi Deng Murdoch


U.S. officials warned Jared Kushner earlier this year that his friendship with Wendi Deng Murdoch could be used as a conduit by the Chinese government, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Unnamed sources told the outlet that counterintelligence officials had warned Kushner that Murdoch, a Chinese-American businesswoman who was married to News Corp....
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John Oliver Really Hopes Jared Kushner Gets Indicted By Robert Mueller


On Sunday’s edition of Last Week Tonight John Oliver hopes that the first person indicted by Mueller in his Russia probe is none other than Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. “I know right now all anyone can think about is the reported indictments coming from Robert Mueller—please let it be Jared, please let it be...
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Jared Kushner Has Used A Private Email Account For White House Business


Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has used a private email address he set up after the election to communicate about White House matters with other administration officials, Politico reported Sunday and Kushner’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, confirmed. Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, set up the private family domain and new email...
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Egypt Cancels Kushner Meeting After Denial of Aid


Egypt has called off a meeting between presidential adviser (and son-in-law) Jared Kushner and Cairo’s top foreign minister after the U.S. moved to withhold $291 million in aid. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will still meet with the U.S. delegation—led by Kushner—as scheduled, but the decision will have “negative implications,” the foreign ministry said in...
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Kushner Company Subpoenaed Over Investment-For-Visas Program


Federal prosecutors have reportedly subpoenaed Kushner Companies, the real-estate business owned by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family, over its use of an investment-for-visas program to finance a Jersey City development project. The subpoena, issued in May by the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney’s Office, concerns a development called One Journal Square that was reportedly...
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Jared Kushner Reveals Undisclosed Meeting With Sergei Kislyak


President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, released new details Monday about his contacts with Russian officials, including a previously undisclosed encounter with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in April 2016. In a statement prepared for his Senate Intel appearance, Kushner said he met Kislyak at a reception at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. “The...
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Jared Kushner Denies Collusion In Letter To Congress


Early Monday, Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, released an 11-page statement to the House and Senate intelligence committees detailing what he described as “perhaps four contacts with Russian representatives out of thousands during the campaign and transition,” insisting that he “did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign...
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Jared Kushner Failed to Disclose 108 Meetings w/ Foreigners


President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has amended a government disclosure document to belatedly reveal contacts with more than 100 foreigners. Kushner has been providing ‘updates’ to his SF-86 national security form, after it was revealed he did not disclose any foreign contacts on his initial form. His attorney has said he is providing ‘updates’...
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Kushner Secured $285 Million Foreign Loan Month Before Election


Jared Kushner finalized a $285 million loan agreement with Deutsche Bank, the global banking behemoth that has been roiled by charges of Russian money laundering by New York financial regulators less than a month before Trump was elected president.According to The Washington Post, Kushner’s relationship with Deutsche Bank has come under scrutiny in the...
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Bloomberg: Business Ties Between Jared Kushner & Paul Manafort [VIDEO]


Jared Kushner was a junior at Harvard when an enterprising political operative was drawn into his family’s orbit. His name: Paul Manafort. It was 2002, and, back then, few might have imagined that the two men’s worlds would intersect one day in the figure of Donald Trump. But the Kushners and the Manaforts, it...
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Jared Kushner Traveling To The Middle East To Talk Peace


President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is headed to the Middle East this week, where he will attempt to secure a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, a White House official confirmed Sunday. He will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, an assistant to Trump and special representative for international negotiations....
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Robert Mueller Investigating Jared Kushner’s Business Dealings


Jared Kushner’s business dealings are part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, The Washington Post reports. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, has come under increased scrutiny for his alleged ties with Russia after it was reported that Kushner had attempted to establish a...
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Jared Kushner Asked Kisylak For Secret Back Channel To The Kremlin


Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports. Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reported to...
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Jared Kushner Now Under Scrutiny By FBI Over Russia Probe


White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is reportedly under FBI scrutiny as part of the agency’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. According to officials who spoke with NBC News, investigators at the agency believe Kushner “has significant information relevant to their inquiry,” adding “that does not mean they suspect him of...
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Kushner Co. Backlash After Investment For Visas Event in China


Jared Kushner’s possible conflicts of interest picked up steam on Sunday, after the family business of President Trump’s son-in-law spent the weekend promoting an investment-for-visas scheme in Beijing and Shanghai. Nicole Kushner Meyer, Kushner’s sister, urged Chinese investors to put $500,000 into a New Jersey real-estate project in return for investor visas and residency...
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Report: Jared Kushner Didn’t Disclose Startup Stake


Senior adviser and son-in-law to the president, Jared Kusher, allegedly failed to note on a government financial-disclosure form $1 billion in loans and the fact that he is part-owner of real-estate finance startup called Cadre, The Wall Street Journal reports. Due to his stake in Cadre, Kushner is a business partner of Goldman Sachs,...
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Jared Kushner Omitted Russia Meetings on Security Forms


President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is reported to have omitted dozens of contacts with foreign officials and leaders in recent months on his top-secret security-clearance application form. In order to get clearance, Kushner, according to The New York Times, was required to note all such encounters with foreign governments over the past seven years,...
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Bannon Threatened to Leave White House Over Clash With Kushner


Steve Bannon, former executive chair of Breitbart News and current chief strategist at the White House, threatened to quit over a clash with the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, Politico reports. Bannon believes that Kushner, who has taken on an increasingly important position within the administration over the last few weeks, is trying to undermine...
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Jared Kushner Makes Unannounced Visit To Iraq


Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, made an unannounced trip to Iraq over the weekend with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford, a senior U.S. official said Sunday. The official said that Kushner wanted to show his support for Iraq’s government, and get a better understanding...
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Colbert Takes On Jared Kushner, Chief White House Nepotism Beneficiary


Stephen Colbert mocked President Donald Trump for hiring his own son-in-law for a key job in a newly created department. Jared Kushner, who is married to the president’s elder daughter, Ivanka Trump, has been tapped by the commander in chief to oversee the “overhaul” of the government bureaucracy. “And the government desperately needs overhaul,”...
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Russian Bank: We Met With Kushner


A controversial Russian bank disclosed Monday that its executives met with Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, in December. The meeting, just weeks before the inauguration, holds significance because the Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank has been under Western economic sanctions after Russia’s invasion of Crimea and forays into Ukraine. Kushner, 36, is now a...
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Senate To Question Kushner Over Russia Meetings


Senate investigators have notified the White House Counsel’s Office of their intention to question Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, as part of their probe into ties between the Russian government and Trump associates, The New York Times reports. Citing “administration and congressional officials,” the paper reported this morning that the Senate Intelligence Committee, which...
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Kushner And Flynn Met With Russian Envoy In December


Michael T. Flynn, then Donald J. Trump’s incoming national security adviser, had a previously undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador in December to “establish a line of communication” between the new administration and the Russian government, the White House said on Thursday. Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and now a senior adviser, also participated...
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Jared Kushner To Be Senior Adviser To Father-In-Law Donald Trump


President-elect Donald Trump announced Monday that he was naming his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser. Kushner, the 35-year-old husband of Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, served as a close adviser during the campaign, and has provided input on hiring decisions during the transition. Ivanka Trump will not immediately take on a...
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100 WH Staffers Lacked Full Security Clearances A Year After The Election


As of November, more than 100 staffers in the Executive Office of the President were still operating on interim security clearances, including high-profile senior advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, documents obtained by CNN show. People with full permanent clearances are supposed to be careful about...
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Sloppy Steve Sacked From Breitbart & SirusXM Radio Show


Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has left his job as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the website said in a statement on Tuesday. Bannon has been engaged in a public feud with President Donald Trump since a book was published last week that quoted him disparaging the president and his family. The White...
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Stephen Bannon Apologizes To Trump


Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Sunday apologized to President Trump after questioning his fitness for office in Michael Wolff’s controversial new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Wolff quoted Bannon describing as “treasonous” a 2016 meeting with Russians at Trump Tower attended by Donald Trump Jr. and the...
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Fire and Fury Released Early Despite Trump’s Attempt To Block Release


A portrait of the Trump presidency in a forthcoming book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff, roiled the White House on Wednesday and caused a public split between President Donald Trump and his former chief strategist and far-right campaign architect Steve Bannon. Here is the first interview with Michael...
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Steve Bannon: The 2016 Trump Tower Meeting was “Treasonous”


Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon called the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer purportedly offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton “treasonous,” according to a new book obtained by The Guardian. The book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff, is based on...
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Jared, Ivanka Had Third Personal Account For White House Emails


Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump received hundreds of White House emails at a third, previously unreported email address, Politico reports. The email address is reportedly the couple’s shared account on their family domain, which they also shared with household staff. The emails reportedly contained official White House materials, as well as internal schedules. The...
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