Monday, 24 September, 2018

Dem Rep Slams White House 'Grifters' like Jared Kushner

Report: Trump administration considered Sixers co-owner Josh Harris for a White House job First Kushner Met With Financial Firms. Then They Gave Loans To His Business.
| 03 March, 2018, 00:40

Kushner's security clearance has been downgraded from "top-secret" to "secret", and on Wednesday night the Times revealed that the Kushner family had received half a billion dollars in loans after meeting with lenders' executives in the White House.

Kushner lost access to the most valued U.S. intelligence report, the President's Daily Brief, as the White House has imposed greater discipline on access to secrets, it was revealed Tuesday.

Fox says the resignation of Hope Hicks changes the tide in the White House and could possibly make Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner more palatable.

Federal investigators have reached out to Turkish nationals for information on Kushner through the Federal Bureau of Investigation's legal attache office in Ankara, NBC News said.

And after Corbat met with Kushner last spring, supposedly to discuss financial and trade policy, Citigroup lent the Kushner Companies and another partner $325 million to finance Brooklyn office buildings, according to the Times report.

On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that officials in China, the United Arab Emirates, Israel, and Mexico pinpointed Kushner's senior ranking in the Trump administration, his troubled financial dealings, and his lack of government experience as an opening for political influence. The spokesman did acknowledge that Kushner had indeed met with "hundreds of business people" in the course of his official work.


Kushner's week to forget did not end there.

A spokesperson for Kushner's attorney denies any impropriety.

"What a coincidence. It's just wonderful, you know, that these things could happen, that people could meet with Kushner, who is an owner of those companies, benefit the profits from it, and then they make these tremendous loans outside the ordinary".

"Privately, some aides have expressed frustration that Mr. Kushner and his wife, the president's daughter Ivanka Trump, have remained at the White House, despite Mr. Trump at times saying they never should have come to the White House and should leave", read the report.

In a statement provided to Newsweek, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson added of Kushner: "If this was anyone other than the president's son-in-law, he would've lost his job long ago".

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