Tag: Jared Kushner

Longest Shutdown Ever: With No End in Sight, Battle for Border Wall Rages, Democrats Continue Opposition

As of Saturday, when the partial government shutdown hits day number 22, the government will have been shut down for the longest time ever in the history of the United States of America. Funding lapsed for about a quarter of the federal government in late 2018, a few days before Christmas, as Democrats in the […]

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Six GOP Senators Offer to Trade Amnesties for Border Wall plus Cheap Labor

Six GOP Senators briefed Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump’s top congressional aide about a plan to swap two amnesties in exchange for border-wall funding. The briefing shows the GOP leaders’ “contempt for Trump’s immigration-reform campaign promise,” said Rosemary Jenks, policy director at NumbersUSA. “There is no talk in this about asylum reform, TVPRA, detention spaces or sanctuary cities, […]

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VP Shutdown Meeting Ends, Trump Says: Not Much Headway

Staff from Congressional leadership and the White House discussed border security and the partial government shutdown with the Homeland Security Secretary and Vice President Mike Pence Saturday. Pence called the discussion “productive,” though he did not provide details of those discussions. “Secretary Nielsen was able to provide a full briefing on the crisis at the […]

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Donald Trump Prepared to Keep Government Shut Down Months or a Year

President Donald Trump remains resolute about allowing the government shutdown to go on if Democrats continue to refuse to fund border security. Trump confirmed comments from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who warned that the president was ready to keep the government shut down for up to a year. “I did say that, absolutely I […]

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Michael Moore’s New Year Wish: ‘Many Members of the Trump Family in Orange Jumpsuits’

Friday on MSNBC’s “All In,” left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore said he was most looking forward to “as many members of the Trump family in orange jumpsuits as possible” in the coming new year. Partial transcript as follows:  HAYES: What are you most looking forward to in 2019? MOORE: As many members of the Trump family […]

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Trump’s Gentrification Scheme to Enrich Real Estate Developers

Buried within the more than 500 pages of Donald Trump’s 2017 tax cut was an unobtrusive line item with potentially damaging consequences. Proposed by Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, the provision allows governors to select certain census tracts in their states, in economically distressed areas, as “opportunity zones.” The […]

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Palestinian negotiator on Jared Kushner, Mideast peace envoy

Saeb Erekat is a Palestinian negotiator. The Palestinians and Jared Kushner, Trump son-in-law and ostensibly the man charged with attaining middle-east peace, have apparently not been talking much lately. Erekat explains why: “This White House needs giant statesmen, not real estate agents.” I told him ‘look: if you do this [move the U.S. Embassy to […]

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Schiff: We’re Looking at Trump Jr., Kushner Transcripts to Examine Their Truthfulness

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” incoming House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) stated that the transcripts of the testimonies of Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Felix Sater, and other individuals are being looked through to see if a concern needs to be raised with the special counsel about their truthfulness. Schiff said, […]

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Trump Backs ‘First Step Act’ on Prison Reform: ‘True Bipartisanship Is Possible’

The missive infuriated Representative Hakeem Jeffries of New York, a rising progressive voice among House Democrats who negotiated the First Step Act with Representative Doug Collins, a Georgia conservative. Jeffries fired off his own seven-page letter rebutting the bill’s critics point by point. “The letter, unfortunately, is riddled with factual inaccuracies and deliberately attempts to […]

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Plutocrat Koch Brothers Look to Ram Through DACA Amnesty Before New Year

The pro-mass immigration GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers will “work aggressively” before the year’s end to obtain amnesty for the 3.5 million illegal aliens who are enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Koch brothers’ network of organizations — which campaigned for Democrats’ open borders policies in the midterm elections […]

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Jared Kushner took home millions, paid little or no tax for years

Jared Kushner borrowed money to put down tiny down-payments on properties, paid himself millions from the rents generated by those properties, then used aggressive depreciation markdowns to declare an operating loss every year, meaning that he paid no tax at all from at least 2012 to 2016, and very little tax in the three […]

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Jared Kushner’s family real estate business fined $210,000 by New York regulators

Not a good day for the President’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators Monday, after an Associated Press investigation revealed it “routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when, in fact, it had hundreds.” From […]

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Cohen: Trump Knew In Advance Of 2016 Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Lawyer

(CBS News) — President Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen , is willing to tell special counsel Robert Mueller that the president knew in advance of a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting involving Mr. Trump’s son, top campaign officials and a Russian lawyer, CBS News’ Paula Reid has confirmed, though Cohen has no evidence to offer that corroborates his claim. Donald Trump […]

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All About Joshua Kushner, Karlie Kloss’ New Fiancé, and Brother-in-Law to Ivanka Trump

Supermodel Karlie Kloss on Tuesday announced her engagement to her boyfriend of six years, Joshua Kushner, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur who is the younger brother of President Donald Trump‘s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner. The engagement saw the political and fashion worlds colliding, as emphasized by first daughter Ivanka Trump‘s warm well wishes to her new “sister” […]

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Secret Service Protects Jared Kushner – From Being Subpoenaed, Too

Most of us envision the Secret Service as a way to protect the President and his family from physical harm. We are generally okay with this. This is not a normal Presidential family, in case you are living on Mars and just catching up. No, this Presidential family is using the Secret Service to protect […]

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Jared Kushner Still Can’t Get His Security Clearance Issues Resolved

Jared Kushner continues to have security clearance issues and it appears even dear father in law can’t fix them for him. Kushner was granted permanent clearance back in May, it was only “top secret” status. This level, although incredibly high, does not allow him to see the highest level of intelligence (which he probably really […]

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Anti-Trump Open Borders Neighbors Protest at Kushner’s D.C. Home

Ivanka Trump was not at home, but her husband Jared Kushner was allegedly at the couple’s Washington, DC, residence on Wednesday night when a couple dozen of their neighbors in the wealthy Kalorama neighborhood lit candles and held signs to protest President Donald Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” policy at the U.S.-Mexico border. The protesters, who held […]

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‘Stuttering John’ Comedian Tricks Jared Kushner into Prank Call with Donald Trump

Comedian “Stuttering John” Melendez called the White House public switchboard this week and, surprisingly, got through to speak to the president. Feigning an English accent, Melendez called the White House as “Sean Moore,” a staffer for Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) who wanted to speak to the president. He was told that President Donald Trump was […]

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‘But Her Speeches!’ Jared And Ivanka Made At Least $82 Million While In The White House

Funny. Hillary Clinton wasn’t even in politics when she made her controversial paid speeches. I’m sure the same people who found that so very offensive will surely raise a ruckus over this: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the president’s daughter and son-in-law, brought in at least $82 million in outside income while serving as senior […]

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Donald Trump Leaves for Camp David with Children Ivanka, Don Jr. and Tiffany

President Donald Trump left Washington, DC on Friday afternoon for a weekend at the presidential retreat at Camp David. Trump’s family members Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr., and Tiffany Trump were spotted boarding Marine One before President Trump himself boarded the helicopter. First Lady Melania Trump will not join the […]

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