Tag Archives: Jared Kushner

REPORT: Jared Kushner Is The “Person Of Interest”

The Independent reports: Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has reportedly been identified as a “person of interest” in the ongoing investigation into possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign. The Washington Post said that a senior advisor to Mr Trump had been identified as someone that investigators wanted to speak to. A New York magazine reporter then reported that …

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EMPTY WHITE HOUSE: More Than A Dozen Senior Staffers To Accompany Trump On 11-Day Foreign Trip

Politico reports: Goodbye Winter White House. Hello Desert White House. President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Friday on an 11-day, five-country tour that comes at a moment of major turmoil in his administration – and, as usual, he’ll be joined by a large traveling band of his top aides, who often stick close to the president for fear of …

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Kushner Real Estate Company “Apologizes” For Using Jared’s Name In Chinese Investment-For-Visas Scheme

Salon reports: The real estate development firm partly managed by the sister of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has issued an apology over a weekend event in Beijing in which Kushner’s name was used to attract wealthy Chinese to a cash-for-visa scheme commonly used by investment-hungry U.S. real estate developers. Kushner Companies “apologizes if that mention of [Kushner] was …

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BEIJING: Kushner Family Pitches Visas To The Wealthy In Return For $500K Investment In Their Business

The Washington Post reports: The Kushner family came to the United States as refugees, worked hard and made it big — and if you invest in Kushner properties, so can you. That was the message delivered Saturday by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s sister to a ballroom full of wealthy Chinese investors, renewing questions about the Kushner family’s business …

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John Oliver Tears Into Ivanka And Jared [VIDEO]

Mashable recaps: Ever wondered exactly what kind of influence Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have in the White House? Well John Oliver is here to tell you. In an epic 25-minute rant on Last Week Tonight, Oliver breaks down exactly what the couple many think of as a “moderating influence” on Trump actually do — and what, if anything, makes …

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SNL Riffs On Sean Spicer And Jared Kushner [VIDEO]

Variety recaps: Melissa McCarthy returned to “Saturday Night Live” to reprise her impression of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, skewering his gaffe earlier this week involving Hitler and the Holocaust. McCarthy came out in a bunny suit, a reference to Spicer having played the Easter Bunny at one of the White House’s Easter Egg Roll events during the George …

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House Democrats Demand Revocation Of Kushner’s Security Clearance Over Undisclosed Russian Ties

Politico reports: A handful of House Democrats are calling on federal authorities to suspend Jared Kushner’s security clearance amid a wide-ranging probe into Trump associates’ contacts with Russian officials. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser failed to disclose numerous foreign contacts when he applied for top secret clearance, including at least two meetings with high-profile Russians during Trump’s transition to …

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FLORIDA: Trump Brokers Peace Session Between Steve Bannon And Jared Kushner As Social Media Picks Sides

Politico reports: Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner, two warring senior White House aides, had a bury-the-hatchet meeting ordered by President Donald Trump, after arriving at Mar-a-Lago this week. The sit-down, which was confirmed by two White House officials, was an attempt to smooth over tensions between the two men, which have dominated headlines for days. Whether the meeting was successful …

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Alex Jones Calls Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner “The Enemies Of The Republic” Over Syrian Strike [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Alex Jones and Roger Stone blamed “President” Jared Kushner for the Syrian airstrike ordered by his father-in-law, Donald Trump. The InfoWars founder hosted the political dirty trickster — who’s under investigation for possible ties to Russian intelligence — on his program Friday to discuss the military action. The conversation followed a conspiratorial trail that led from Syria …

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New York Times: Jared Kushner Failed To Reveal Russian Ties On Top Security Clearance Questionnaire

The New York Times reports: When Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, sought the top-secret security clearance that would give him access to some of the nation’s most closely guarded secrets, he was required to disclose all encounters with foreign government officials over the last seven years. But Mr. Kushner did not mention dozens of contacts with foreign …

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REPORT: Bannon Calls Jared Kushner A “Globalist Cuck”

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s chief strategist Stephen Bannon has called the president’s senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner a “cuck” and a “globalist” during a time of high tension between the two top aides, several Trump administration officials told The Daily Beast. The fighting between Kushner and Bannon has been “nonstop” in recent weeks, according to sources who …

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Kushner Hires Hollywood PR Exec To Help Run White House Campaign To Privatize Government Functions

From the Hollywood Reporter: Josh Raffel, the top public relations executive for Hollywood producer Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions, is departing to work for President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner. Raffel, who has been with Blumhouse since 2015, will run communications for the White House Office of American Innovation, a new group charged with reforming the federal government …

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Roger Stone: Jared Kushner Is A Leaker! [VIDEO]

They’ll end up eating each other alive. Via Raw Story: Longtime Donald Trump ally Roger Stone on Tuesday publicly accused Trump’s son-in-law of leaking damaging information about the White House to MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. During an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Stone called out Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner for constantly leaking dirt to Scarborough, the MSNBC host who has …

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Jared Kushner To Head New “Office Of American Innovation” To Privatize Some Government Functions

The Washington Post reports: President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises — such as reforming care for veterans and fighting opioid addiction — by harvesting ideas from the business world and, potentially, privatizing some government functions. The White House Office of American …

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Politico Ponders: Do Trump’s Craziest Tweets Always Come On Saturdays Because It’s The Jewish Sabbath?

Politico reports: The prevailing narrative about when President Donald Trump launches his most reckless tirades involves the absence of the two people viewed as the great moderating influences in his life: his daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner. The couple are Orthodox Jews who observe the Sabbath, which runs from sundown Friday until sundown on Saturday—the time when Trump …

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Kushner Family Company To Rake In $400M From Company With “Murky Ties” To Chinese Government

Bloomberg reports: A company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, stands to receive more than $400 million from a prominent Chinese company that is investing in the Kushners’ marquee Manhattan office tower at 666 Fifth Ave. The planned $4-billion transaction includes terms that some real estate experts consider unusually favorable for the …

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Footage Shot Through White House Window Shows Steve Bannon Engaged In Wild Argument [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Media reports over the weekend that President Donald Trump was in a cranky mood seemed to be confirmed after CNN released dramatic video of an Oval Office argument between White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and the president. Although Trump himself does not appear on the film, the footage shows Bannon in the Oval Office gesticulating forcefully. The …

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REPORT: Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Worked To Convince Trump Not To Revoke Obama’s LGBT Order

Politico reports: Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump helped lead the charge to scuttle a draft executive order that would have overturned Obama-era enforcements of LGBT rights in the workplace, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told POLITICO. A draft executive order on LGBT rights that outlines how to roll back former President Barack Obama’s protections and expand legal exemptions …

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REPORT: No White House Job For Ivanka, Husband Jared Kushner To Take No Salary To Dodge Ethics Rules

Via Reuters: President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will become a senior White House adviser and work on trade deals and the Middle East, transition officials said on Monday, in a rare case of a close presidential family member taking on a major job. Kushner, 35, who is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, is taking the job after receiving legal …

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ALL IN THE FAMILY: Trump Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Be Senior Adviser Despite Anti-Nepotism Laws

CNN reports: Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be senior adviser to the president, a senior transition official told CNN Monday. The 35-year-old businessman-turned-political strategist played a key part in his father-in-law’s presidential campaign and his new position is expected to test the limit of federal anti-nepotism rules. The move comes ahead of a Wednesday news conference in which Trump …

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