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Stone trial testimony ends with talk of outreach to Kushner

Roger Stone asked for Jared Kushner’s contact information in order to “debrief” the president son-in-law about hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019

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 …

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 …

UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019

Kushner tries to sell Mideast plan to skeptical audience

Kushner seeks support from absent and protesting Palestinians for $50 billion economic support plan.

UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019

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 …

UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019

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 …

Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor

Opportunity Zones were supposed to steer investment to overlooked, poverty-stricken areas. So far, investors are seeking to snag the tax breaks in places that already have plenty of investment.

Trump’s Mideast team meets Israeli premier over peace plan

President Donald Trump’s Mideast team met Friday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel as part of a visit with regional leaders to discuss the U.S. plan for peace between …

Natalie Portman calls Harvard pal Kushner ‘a supervillain’

Natalie Portman says her Harvard classmate Jared Kushner has become a “supervillain.”

UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018

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 …

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 …

UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018

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 …

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 …

UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018

Jersey Shore town seeks ferry to dock next to Kushner resort

The federal government has been advising a beach town on the Jersey Shore on plans to build a pier and start a ferry service that would speed New Yorkers to …

Dana Milbank: Trump’s chaotic leadership drives people to the exits

Whom the gods would destroy, they first make toil for Donald Trump. Jeff Sessions had been a four-term U.S. senator, had served as the top Republican on important committees and …

New headaches for Trump’s Mideast hopes as Netanyahu visits

Under the best of circumstances, a Mideast peace deal is the Holy Grail of diplomacy, a goal that has eluded American presidents for generations.

Trump says son-in-law’s clearance is up to Kelly

President Donald Trump says he’ll leave it up to chief of staff John Kelly to decide whether Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will keep his interim security clearance.

White House: New policy won’t affect Trump’s son-in-law

It’s a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of …

Kushner firm seeks court change to keep partners secret

The family real estate company once run by presidential adviser Jared Kushner is shifting a federal court case to a new venue so it won’t have to reveal the identities …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017

Senators press Kushner for more in Russia investigation

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee say the president’s son-in-law hasn’t been fully forthcoming in the probe of Russia’s election-meddling.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017

How did a White House lawyer just get pranked – again?

For the second time this month, a White House lawyer has been caught discussing a sensitive internal issue with a prankster posing as a White House staffer. Go ahead and …

House investigators demand details on private emails by Trump team

A top House Republican has demanded details on the use of private emails by some of President Donald Trump’s closest advisers.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017

Kushner used private email account for some White House business

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to conduct and discuss official White House business dozens of times, his lawyer confirmed Sunday.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

Republican congressman seeks end to Mueller’s Russia probe

A Republican congressman from Florida made a special demonstration of his loyalty to President Donald Trump last week by introducing an amendment to protect him from the Russia investigation led …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

Egypt’s leader, U.S. envoy meet after cut in American aid

Egypt’s president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid …

Dana Milbank: Jewish advisers disgrace themselves

Certainly, Cohn, Mnuchin and Kushner have a particular obligation as Jews, because the violent white supremacists in Charlottesville were targeting Jews.