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Rich Lowry: The ventilator crisis that didn’t happen

At a coronavirus task force briefing at the beginning of April, White House adviser Jared Kushner explained the approach that would – as events proved – get the country through its ventilator crisis. He was relentlessly pilloried, mocked and distorted in the press for it.

Hope Hicks returning to White House

Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, is returning to the White House as his reelection campaign moves into high gear.

House panel authorizes subpoenas tied to Mueller report

The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday 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.

House Judiciary will vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions

The House Judiciary Committee is moving to authorize subpoenas for several people tied to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump’s son in law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Tillerson says Kushner conducted foreign policy without him

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told Congress that an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a Washington restaurant was an example of diplomacy being conducted behind his back when he was in the administration

Tillerson says Kushner conducted foreign policy without him

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cited an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a Washington restaurant as an example of diplomacy being conducted behind his back when he was in the administration, according to a transcript of a congressional hearing released Thursday.

US pushes Palestinian economic plan amid doubts, hostility

Despite withering criticism, charges of hypocrisy and outright rejection from the intended beneficiaries, the Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians and hopes it will drive a much-anticipated but unseen Mideast peace plan.

Jordan stands by 2-state Israel-Palestinian solution

Jordan on Wednesday stood by a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, exposing a rift with the United States as the Trump administration tries to rally Arab support for a peace conference next month in Bahrain.

Trump has signed off on Kushner’s immigration plan

Looking for feedback and support, the White House invited Republican senators Tuesday to discuss a “fairly comprehensive” new immigration plan being spearheaded by senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner.

US Vice President Mike Pence makes his first Auschwitz visit

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the memorial site of Auschwitz on Friday along with the Polish president and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, viewing a train car, crematoriums and the hair of victims that make it such a powerful testament to the evil that befell Europe in the last century.

U.S. readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of dollars in funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

Kathleen Parker: Jerusalem Jared and the city of truth

The past few days have provided a head-swiveling study in cognitive dissonance and dueling realities. Monday started the week with a jolt in Jerusalem, where the U.S. and Israel celebrated the American Embassy move from Tel Aviv. Television spectators around the world watched as the two nations’ officials gathered inside a large, white tent – a metaphorical bubble that seemed to protect them from the tragedy unfolding 50 miles away in Gaza.

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump’s son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Robert B. Reich: The unconscionable conflicts of Jared Kushner

Before I turn to Jared Kushner, let me ask: Do you believe the U.S. government does the right thing all or most of the time? The Gallup organization started asking this question in 1963, when more than 70 percent of Americans said they did. Since then, the percentage has steadily declined. By 2016, before Donald Trump became president, only 16 percent of Americans said they did.