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Jared Kushner visits after Israel okays homes for Palestinians, settlers

Aug 01, 2019 - 8:08 AM

Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, visits Jordan and Israel

(FILES) This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.  President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin, the Washington Post reported Friday evening, May 26, 2017. Kushner, then and now a close adviser to Trump, went so far as to suggest using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from being monitored, the Post said, quoting US officials briefed on intelligence reports.    / AFP PHOTO / Thomas COEX

Kushner holds open door to wary Palestinians in Bahrain peace push

Jun 27, 2019 - 12:05 AM

Jared Kushner promises to put out the political plan at 'the right time' and says the Palestinian Authority could help its people by embracing the US recommendations

OPEN DOOR. A handout picture released by Bahrain's official news agency (BNA) shows White House adviser Jared Kushner speaking during a US-sponsored Middle East economic conference in Manama on June 25, 2019. AFP PHOTO / HO / BNA

Kushner suggests Palestinians not ready to govern themselves

Jun 03, 2019 - 4:02 PM

In an interview with Axios, Jared Kushner says the Palestinians 'need to have a fair judicial system... freedom of press, freedom of expression, tolerance for all religions' before the Palestinian territories can become 'investable'

JARED KUSHNER. This handout picture provided by the US Embassy in Jerusalem, shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shaking hands with the US president's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner in the holy city on May 30, 2019. Photo by Matty Stern/US Embassy Jerusalem/AFP

Kushner: Mideast plan to come after Ramadan

Apr 24, 2019 - 8:13 AM

Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, says he would present his long-awaited Middle East peace proposal around June and that it would include a 'robust business plan' for the Palestinians

Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner speaks during the Time 100 Summit event April 23, 2019 in New York. Kushner said that he would present his long-awaited Middle East peace plan after the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan ends in early June. Don Emmert / AFP

White House security row shines harsh light on Trump's son-in-law

Apr 03, 2019 - 11:14 PM

Jared Kushner is seen as just another privileged New York business scion. That is, until his father-in-law and fellow real estate dealer Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016.

JARED KUSHNER. This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner as he arrives to attend US President Donald Trump's press conference at the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

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Dec 14, 2018 - 9:26 PM

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Trump's son-in-law Kushner possible next chief of staff – U.S. media

Dec 14, 2018 - 10:37 AM

According to reports, Jared Kushner met with the Republican leader to discuss the job

NEXT CHIEF OF STAFF? This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner as he arrives to attend US President Donald Trump's press conference at the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump visits Pittsburgh synagogue after shooting, protesters cry foul

Oct 31, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Carrying signs that read 'President Hate, Leave Our State!' and 'Trump, Renounce White Nationalism Now,' the protesters gather near the Tree of Life synagogue where the carnage unfolded

AFTER SHOOTING. A woman protesting against US President Donald Trump waits near the Tree of Life Congregation on October 30, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Ad-hoc Trump fuels White House meltdown

Mar 03, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Trump's off-the-cuff enticement of a global trade war and calls for limits on the right to bear arms cleave a schism between the president and his Republican backers, spark a stock market sell-off, and prompt threats of retaliatory sanctions from across the globe

TARIFFS. US President Donald Trump speaks on steel and aluminum tariffs watched by Dave Burkitt (R) of US Steel Corporation during a meeting with industry leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on March 1, 2018. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

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Feb 28, 2018 - 12:34 PM

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Trump son-in-law Kushner loses top security clearance

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:35 AM

(UPDATED) The White House, including the president himself, refuse to comment on the record, but insists that the decision will not have any impact on Jared Kushner's role as senior aide

REVOKED CLEARANCE. This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Thomas Coex/AFP

White House reforms security clearances to address scandal

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Chief of Staff John Kelly proposed a series of tweaks intended to limit temporary security clearances, but which also seemed designed to draw a line under the Rob Porter scandal.

KELLY. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly attends a meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

Trump son-in-law Kushner registered to vote as a woman – report

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Voter information records held by New York show the presidential adviser is registered as 'female'

In this file photo, Jared Kushner walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 18, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Kushner used personal email for White House business – reports

Sep 25, 2017 - 12:44 PM

Citing 4 officials, Politico says Kushner used a personal server to send messages to senior White House officials and outside advisers about media coverage, planning events, and other issues

NEW EMAIL CONTROVERSY? This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Thomas Coex/AFP

Trump lashes out over Russia probe, after news of grand jury

Aug 04, 2017 - 9:12 AM

UPDATED The establishment of a grand jury will allow special counsel Robert Mueller to subpoena documents and get sworn testimony It could well lead to criminal indictments

Trump dictated son's statement on Russia talks – report

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:21 AM

The Post said the president dictated the statement to his son while on a flight home from the G20 summit in Germany

In this file photo, Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech during a ceremony for the official opening of the Trump International Tower and Hotel on February 28, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/AFP

Kushner denies collusion, insists 'all actions were proper'

Jul 24, 2017 - 6:43 PM

UPDATED Jared Kushner: Let me be very clear – I did not collude with Russia nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so

JARED KUSHNER. This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. File photo by Thomas Coex/AFP

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Trump son to testify before U.S. Senate panel

Jul 20, 2017 - 7:37 AM

It put Trump s son and son in law at the center of a burgeoning scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in its efforts to tilt the 2016 election

UNDER SCRUTINY. This file photo taken on January 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump Jr. arriving at Trump Tower in New York. John Moore/Getty Images North America/AFP

Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal

Jun 05, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Putin again flatly denies US intelligence agencies assessment that Russia meddled via hacking and other means in the US election to help Trump win

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 2, 2017. Alexey Druzhinin/Sputnik/AFP

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

May 29, 2017 - 8:05 AM

Trump: It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the FakeNews media

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE. This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Thomas Coex/AFP

Trump girds for defense of top aide in Russia row

May 28, 2017 - 10:54 AM

UPDATED The report if confirmed would raise new questions about the Trump team s relationship with the Russians who US intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump s favor

NO COMMENT. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania return to the White House on May 27, 2017 in Washington, DC following his nine-day foreign trip. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow – report

May 27, 2017 - 10:24 AM

UPDATED A Washington Post report says the secret comms proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in New York according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials

UNDER INVESTIGATION. In this file photo, Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 18, 2016 in New York City. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump aims to mend Muslim ties on 1st foreign trip

May 20, 2017 - 12:02 PM

US President Donald Trump tweets he will be strongly protecting American interests in his marathan 8 day trip to the Middle East and Europe

FIRST FOREIGN TRIP. US President Donald Trump speaks during an event with Independent Community Bankers Association in the Kennedy Garden of the White House on May 1. Photo by Mandal Ngan/AFP

Trump takes perilous first steps on world stage

May 20, 2017 - 7:33 AM

US President Donald Trump will make 6 stops in 8 days holding countless face to face meetings with world leaders like Saudi s King Salman and Pope Francis

FIRST FOREIGN TRIP. US President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he makes his way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on May 4. Photo by Mandael Ngan/AFP


Family of Trump son-in-law solicits Chinese investment

May 07, 2017 - 3:16 PM

Jared Kushner s sister Nicole Kushner Meyer was in Beijing Saturday May 6 seeking 150 million in investment in a luxury apartment complex project in New Jersey

TOP ADVISER. This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner at the White House in Washington, DC. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump says he likes Bannon, but...

Apr 12, 2017 - 9:23 PM

Asked by the New York Post if he still had confidence in Bannon Trump gives the controversial former Breitbart chief executive less than a ringing endorsement

STEVE BANNON. White House advisor Steve Bannon makes remarks during a discussion at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, February 23, 2017. File photo by Mike Theiler / AFP

Trump son-in-law, top aide Jared Kushner on visit to Iraq

Apr 03, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Kushner was traveling with General Joe Dunford chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who had invited him

TO BE QUESTIONED. This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senior White House adviser Jared Kushneras he arrives to attend US President Donald Trump's press conference at the White House in Washington, DC. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

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Trump son-in-law Kushner to face Russia investigation panel

Mar 28, 2017 - 7:26 AM

Kushner 36 was Trump s main intermediary with foreign governments during the 2016 election campaign and now plays that role in the White House

TO BE QUESTIONED. This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senior White House adviser Jared Kushneras he arrives to attend US President Donald Trump's press conference at the White House in Washington, DC. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump taps son-in-law Kushner to head bureaucracy overhaul – report

Mar 27, 2017 - 12:31 PM

The White House Office of Innovation is to be unveiled March 27 with sweeping authority to overhaul the bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises

CLOSE TO TRUMP. In this file photo, Jared Kushner walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 18, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Meet the next first family of the United States from the First Lady the children and the ex wives

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Trump names son-in-law senior White House advisor

Jan 10, 2017 - 7:07 AM

UPDATED The baby faced real estate developer and magazine publisher will be the youngest top member of the administration working closely with chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 18, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump denies transition disarray, Bannon criticism intensifies

Nov 17, 2016 - 8:29 AM

Despite Trump s denial there are mounting signs of turmoil in the process of selecting a cabinet and filling an estimated 4 000 political appointments

A pedestrian walks on 5th Avenue across the street from Trump Tower in New York on November 9, 2016. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump weighs cabinet picks and 'amended' Obamacare

Nov 12, 2016 - 7:46 AM

3rd UPDATE President elect Donald Trump will meet with his transition team on Saturday November 12 to weigh cabinet picks and discuss Obamacare amendments

TRANSITION TEAM. In this file photo, then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (C) delivers remarks with his children (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump during the grand opening ceremony of the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP