Jared Kushner

  • coronavirus Apr 3

    Trump Admin Tries to Narrow Stockpile’s Role for States

    The Trump administration has abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile and put forward a narrower vision of the role the federal government’s repository of life-saving medicines and equipment should play in supplying states’ needs

  • China Jan 30

    Trump Administration Has Yet to Reveal Details of Jared Kushner’s Secretive 2017 Meeting in China

    In November 2017, CNBC had booked Hugo Shong, a prominent Chinese venture capitalist, to talk about bilateral business relations between the United States and China, as the first year of President Donald Trump’s tenure was nearing a close. Trump was on a 12-day tour through Asia, his second major international trip since taking office. On the agenda during his two-day…

  • United States Nov 14, 2019

    Trump Administration Preparing to Take Over Private Land in Texas for Border Wall

    The Trump administration is preparing court filings to begin taking over private land to build its long-promised border wall as early as this week — without confirming how much it will pay landowners first, according to two officials familiar with the process. Jared Kushner is hosting a meeting with military and administration officials at the White House this Friday, NBC...

  • president Nov 12, 2019

    Stone Trial Testimony Ends With Talk of Outreach to Kushner

    Testimony in the colorful trial of Roger Stone — featuring talk of dognapping and Godfather references — wrapped up Tuesday with a top Trump campaign official telling jurors that Stone tried to contact Jared Kushner to “debrief” him about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

  • Donald Trump Oct 28, 2019

    The Tip, The Raid, The Reveal: The Takedown of ISIS’ al-Baghdadi

    The helicopters flew low and fast into the night, ferrying U.S. special forces to a compound where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding in Syria. Half a world away, President Donald Trump watched the raid in real time via a video link as troops blasted into the hideout and sent the most-wanted militant running the last steps of...

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2019

    Trump Heads to UN With Long List of Deals He’s Yet to Close

    President Donald Trump, a self-described deal-maker, is saddled with a long list of unresolved foreign policy deals he has yet to close heading into his U.N. visit this coming week. There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts. Some are inching forward. Some have stalled....

  • Donald Trump Sep 12, 2019

    Chief Executives of 145 Companies Urge Senate to Pass Gun Control Laws

    Leaders of 145 companies wrote a letter to the Senate Thursday, urging the governmental body to take action on gun safety. The letter notes recent gun violence in Chicago, Newport News, Virginia and other places, calling it a “public health crisis.” But the leaders also say that gun violence is preventable, and lawmakers can step in to prevent tragedies.

  • Donald Trump Aug 1, 2019

    Israel Approves Building 700 Palestinian Homes, 6,000 Settlements in West Bank

    The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government advanced the proposal late on Tuesday, according to an Israeli official who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the closed-door meeting. A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud...

  • Donald Trump Jul 31, 2019

    Trump ‘Rodent’ Tweets Ring True at Kushner-Owned Apartments

    Davon Jones doesn’t have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump’s tweets that Baltimore is a “rat and rodent infested mess.” His apartment owned by the president’s son-in-law has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. “I don’t know how they come in,” Jones says. “Every time I catch them, they come...

  • Donald Trump Jul 28, 2019

    Trump Calls Rep. Elijah Cummings ‘Racist’ as Dems Denounce Attacks

    Upping a feud with an influential black lawmaker, President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed Rep. Elijah Cummings as a “racist” over the “rodent-infested mess” in his district while White House aides sought to downplay his comments as frustration over Democrats’ unrelenting investigations. In a series of tweets, Trump insisted that his comments Saturday referring to Cummings’ majority-black district as a...

  • Donald Trump Jul 27, 2019

    Trump Attacks Majority-Black Baltimore District, Rep. Elijah Cummings

    President Donald Trump on Saturday denigrated a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed out in tweets against Rep. Elijah Cummings, the powerful House Oversight Committee chairman, claiming his Baltimore-area district is “considered the worst run...

  • Donald Trump Jul 25, 2019

    House Dems Back Subpoenas for Ivanka, Jared Private Emails

    The House Oversight Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for personal emails and texts used for official business by top White House aides, including Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the panel’s chairman, said the committee has obtained “direct evidence” that the president’s daughter, Kushner and other top aides were using...

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2019

    Trump’s Bail Offer for Jailed Rapper Rings Hollow in Sweden

    U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden’s prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail,” a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn’t include bail. Trump tweeted that during “a very good call” with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, he also “assured him that A$AP was not a flight...

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2019

    Breaking Down The Latest Celebrity Court Cases

    Access rounds up the most high-profile celebrity court cases dominating the headlines, including Jeffrey Epstein, R. Kelly and ASAP Rocky – all of whom are being held without bail. Criminal defense attorney Alison Triessl lends her legal expertise to explain what she believes could be the end result for each defendant.

  • Donald Trump Jul 19, 2019

    Trump Administration Trying to Bring A$AP Rocky Home

    First lady Melania Trump confirmed her husband’s administration is working with the State Department to try to bring A$AP Rocky home. The president also told reporters that many members of the African American community have asked him to intervene.

  • Donald Trump Jul 13, 2019

    Barr: Justice Dept. Is ‘All in’ on Criminal Justice Overhaul

    Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-long routine for Nolan behind the barbed wire, steel gates and concrete walls of FCI...

  • Donald Trump Jul 11, 2019

    Mueller Report: House Panel Authorizes Subpoena for Kushner, Sessions

    The House Judiciary Committee voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Lawmakers also voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for documents and testimony related to President Donald Trump’s handling of immigration, including on the separation of migrant families at the southern...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2019

    US Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig

    American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the event along with three other visiting American ambassadors as well as President Donald Trump’s Mideast negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, and Republican...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2019

    US Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig

    American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the event along with three other visiting American ambassadors as well as President Donald Trump’s Mideast negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, and Republican...

  • Donald Trump Jun 29, 2019

    Truce in US-China Trade War as 2 Rivals Seek Breakthrough

    President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed to a cease-fire Saturday in their nations’ yearlong trade war, averting for now an escalation feared by financial markets, businesses and farmers. Trump said U.S. tariffs will remain in place against Chinese imports while negotiations continue. Additional trade penalties he has threatened against billions worth of other Chinese goods will not take...

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