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Jared Kushner's Comments on 'Valuable' Gaza Property Rile Some

Comment from last month, newly reported, does not go over well

(Newser) - The Gaza Strip has some waterfront property that could be quite "valuable," according to Jared Kushner. Of course, it's also home to millions of Palestinians, as Kushner addressed at a different point while speaking at a Harvard University event last month. (Some outlets are reporting the event...

Jared Kushner, Hope Hicks Speak to Trump Grand Jury

Prosecutors ask inner circle whether former president conceded that he lost election

(Newser) - The federal grand jury investigating former President Trump's involvement in efforts to overturn the 2020 election has reached into his inner White House circle in recent weeks, hearing testimony from senior aides including Jared Kushner and Hope Hicks. The prosecutors' questioning has centered on whether Trump conceded in private...

Christie Slams Trump Family for 'Breathtaking' Grift
Christie Rips Trump Family 'Grift'

Christie Rips Trump Family 'Grift'

GOP candidate raises $2B investment from Saudi fund in Kushner's firm

(Newser) - In launching his presidential candidacy this week, Chris Christie did not limit his Trump criticism to the former president. He included Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, the Hill reports. The onetime New Jersey governor wondered why Kushner's investment firm Affinity Equity received a $2...

Melania 'Doesn't Sympathize' With Trump's Mess: Report

Former first lady is said to still be 'angry' about Stormy Daniels hubbub but is 'leading her own life'

(Newser) - As the world waits to see if the first indictment against a former US president is coming, one person close to Donald Trump is said to not be particularly understanding about his situation. Wife Melania Trump "doesn't sympathize with Donald's plight" over an alleged hush money payment...

This Time, Ivanka Trump Is Staying Out of Politics

She's not getting involved in father's 2024 run

(Newser) - Donald Trump i s running for president again —but this time, Ivanka Trump is not on board. Trump's eldest daughter, who introduced him before he announced his candidacy in 2015, was not present when he spoke at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday night. In a statement minutes after Trump announced...

Trump's Fav Presidential Perk: 'So Many Rich Friends'
Trump, Kim Jong Un
Might Still Be in Touch

Trump, Kim Jong Un Might Still Be in Touch

Book reveals Trump's casual racism, apparently ongoing relationship with North Korean leader

(Newser) - We already know Maggie Haberman's upcoming book on President Trump claims he vowed not to leave the White House and clogged toilets trying to flush away papers . Now new revelations are flooding out ahead of Tuesday's release of Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking ...

Jared Kushner Kept Cancer Secret, Even From President Trump

He was treated for thyroid cancer during Trump presidency

(Newser) - Jared Kushner had a "substantial part" of his thyroid removed due to thyroid cancer while he worked in his father-in-law's White House, he reveals in a memoir that will be published next month. Kushner, who served as one of former President Trump's senior advisers, writes in an...

Jared Kushner on Election Night: 'We're Moving to Miami'

Neither he nor Ivanka believed claims of stolen election, reports the 'New York Times'

(Newser) - Books offering new details about the actions of the Trump family in the wake of the 2020 election keep coming, and the latest nugget focuses on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. In the New York Times , Peter Baker reports that neither believed Donald Trump's claims about a stolen election,...

Conway Spills on George, Kushner, Trump in New Book

'America will survive. George and I may not,' ex-WH counsel writes in 'Here's the Deal,' out Tuesday

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway has a new book coming out this week, and one of the people she goes after most is the one she lives with. "I had two men in my life," Conway writes in Here's the Deal, due out from Simon and Schuster on Tuesday, per...

2 Trump Team Alums Score Hefty Saudi Deals

NYT: Jared Kushner gets $2B and Steven Mnuchin $1B for respective investment funds

(Newser) - Two big names from the Trump administration have struck lucrative deals with Saudi Arabia for their investment funds. The New York Times reports that Jared Kushner received $2 billion from the nation's Public Investment Fund for his firm Affinity Equity and that former Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin got $1...

Virginia Thomas Texted Meadows to Fight Election

Messages given to House panel show exchanges about overturning 2020 results

(Newser) - "This is a fight of good versus evil," Virginia Thomas texted then-President Trump's chief of staff in pushing him to fight the 2020 election of President Biden. "Do not grow weary in well doing," she told Mark Meadows, assuring him Biden was "attempting the...

13 Trump Aides Broke Law By Mixing Politics, Jobs: Report

Meadows, Kushner are included as violators after investigation

(Newser) - At least 13 former Trump administration officials violated the law by mingling campaigning with their official government duties, according to a new federal investigation, the AP reports. The report from the Office of Special Counsel says the officials broke the law without consequence and with the administration's approval as...

Jared Kushner Gets a New Side Hustle

Former president's son-in-law expected to publish book next year

(Newser) - Jared Kushner is the latest former member of the Trump administration to score a book deal. Former President Trump's son-in-law is working on an as-yet-untitled memoir about his time in the Trump administration that is expected out early next year, the AP reports. It will be published by Broadside...

Jared Kushner Gets Nominated for Huge Prize

Alan Dershowitz nominates former president's son-in-law for Mideast 'Abraham Accords'

(Newser) - The Trump family will have a rooting interest in the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Jared Kushner has been nominated for the honor for his work in normalizing relations between Israel and four Arab nations, reports Reuters . The nomination of former President Trump's son-in-law came from attorney Alan Dershowitz, who...

Trump Orders Secret Service Protection for His Adult Kids

That's according to 3 sources who spoke anonymously

(Newser) - Donald Trump's four adult children will have free Secret Service protection for the next six months after the former president extended the post-presidency security to them before leaving office, three sources tell the Washington Post . A senior US official also anonymously confirmed the news to CNN , though it has...

Jared, Ivanka Reportedly Have No-Toilet Rule for Agents

Washington Post: Secret Service has spent $100K so far renting a nearby studio with bathroom

(Newser) - The Washington Post is out with might be the buzziest story of the day—about toilets. The story alleges that Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump refuse to let Secret Service agents guarding them use any of the 6.5 bathrooms inside their expansive home. As a result, the federal government...

Pardon Brings Fresh Attention to Lurid Kushner Case
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Pardon Brings Fresh Attention to Lurid Kushner Case

Charles Kushner hired a prostitute in a sting against his own brother-in-law

(Newser) - On the one hand, President Trump's latest batch of pardons was excellent news for the Kushner family. On the other hand, it has brought renewed attention to why Charles Kushner—the father of Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner—needed a pardon in the first place. It's not a pretty...

LLC Clouded Details of Trump Political Spending

Jared Kushner put Lara Trump on the board of the pass-through

(Newser) - More than $700 million in President Trump's political spending since 2019 was funneled through a limited liability corporation, shrouding details about where the money went. Jared Kushner, who was behind American Made Media Consultants, installed Lara Trump, who's married to the president's son Eric, and Mike Pence'...

School to Javanka: Take Your Kids Away

But Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner insist it was their decision

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have pulled their kids out of an upscale day school in Washington, DC, saying they needed in-person learning—but the move was apparently prompted by parental complaints, the Daily Beast reports. Parents at Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School say they were concerned about Trump and...

Trump Family Split Over Whether to Concede

Jared Kushner is nudging Trump in that direction, while Don Jr. and Eric disagree

(Newser) - Melania Trump may be urging her husband to concede the 2020 presidential election—but his three eldest children are reportedly split on the matter. CNN and Politico report that while Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump's husband, is also suggesting President Trump concede, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump remain staunchly...

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