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Jared Kushner

  1. criminal justice reform
    It Looks Like Trump Will Let McConnell Kill the Criminal-Justice Reform BillWith time running out, Trump’s not doing much to pressure the Senate leader to bring a bipartisan prison and sentencing-reform bill to the floor.
  2. politics
    Report: Busy Boy Jared Kushner Wants to Do Even MoreThe Israeli-Palestinian conflict, prison reform, and the opioid crisis weren’t enough — Jared Kushner wants more domestic policy on his plate.
  3. criminal justice reform
    Will Mitch McConnell Stand Tall for the Lock-Em-All-Up Racists of His Party?Trump could probably get his son-in-law’s prison-/sentencing-reform compromise through the Senate with a call to McConnell — but he may not even try.
  4. criminal justice reform
    Trump Finally Supports Kushner’s Compromise Criminal-Justice Reform BillIt’s not a done deal just yet, but Jared Kushner did get his father-in-law across the line after more than two years of delays.
  5. last night on late night
    Omarosa Unblocks Suppressed Memories of Donald and Ivanka’s ‘Awkward’ Behavior“He would rub her for a very long period of time.”
  6. what the hell?
    Jared Kushner is Seriously Wearing a Kanye Hat That Says ‘Travel Space Again’Cancel today.
  7. peekaboo
    Where Is Jared Kushner Hiding?Nikki Haley described him as “a hidden genius.” But where is he?
  8. foreign policy
    Trump’s Effort to Strong-Arm Palestinians Will Bring More Suffering, Not PeaceCutting aid and shuttering the PLO office aligns with Netanyahu’s plan to crush the Palestinian national movement, but will only prolong the conflict.
  9. Trump Administration to Cut Off Aid to Palestinian Refugee ProgramJared Kushner wants to create peace between Israel and the Palestinians by forcing one side to submit.
  10. Kushner’s Company Fined $201K for False Housing DocumentsThe company submitted fraudulent construction applications, in an alleged bid to force rent-regulated tenants out of its buildings through harassment.
  11. Trump Overrules Kushner, Puts Hold on Criminal-Justice Reform BillIn the end, Trump listened to crime demagogues like Tom Cotton instead of Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley — or his own son-in-law.
  12. criminal justice reform
    Criminal-Justice-Reform Deal Facing Opposition From Left and RightTrump’s support is crucial to a deal that would add sentencing reforms to a House-passed prison-reform bill. But Cotton and Booker aren’t on board.
  13. Jared Kushner Secretly Deleted New York Observer Stories He Didn’t Like: ReportA software employee said Kushner personally ordered him to delete a handful of published reports about his business associates and friends.
  14. Can Jared Kushner Talk Trump Into a Sentencing Reform Push?The prospects for a bipartisan sentencing reform bill are looking up now that the president seems supportive and Sessions has been sidelined.
  15. Ex-Observer Editor and Kushner Pal Denied Government Gig After FBI CheckKen Kurson was up for a post on the National Council on the Humanities, but a 2015 harassment claim may have ruined his chance.
  16. The CIA Still Doesn’t Trust Jared Kushner With Its Most Sensitive IntelligenceThe president’s son-in-law received a permanent security clearance in May — but the CIA still won’t let him in on its deepest secrets.
  17. fitness
    Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Do Spin Class in the DarkFinally … an answer to what they do all day.
  18. kim kardashian goes to washington
    Kim Kardashian West Stopped by Jared and Ivanka’s HouseA quick visit with old pals.
  19. Jared Kushner Finally Gets Permanent Security ClearanceThree months after his clearance was downgraded from “top secret” to merely “secret,” Kushner’s security clearance saga is over.
  20. Can Kushner’s Patchy Prison-Reform Bill Survive the Senate?A House-passed bill backed by the Trump administration at the behest of Jared Kushner could succumb to bipartisan crossfire in the Senate.
  21. foodies
    Jared Kushner Was the ‘Cooking Editor’ of His College MagazineMajor foodie news.
  22. Frank Rich: Trump’s Jerusalem Horror ShowThe opening of the new U.S. Embassy showcased the panorama of bigotry and mobsterism at the top of both the American and Israeli governments.
  23. Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are ‘Part of the Problem’His remark was edited out of an official White House transcript.
  24. good point!
    Rudy Giuliani Says Jared Kushner, a Man, Is ‘Disposable’And that Ivanka Trump is a “fine woman.”
  25. Jared Kushner’s Prison-Reform Push Gains Steam in the HouseLawmakers have reached consensus on a bipartisan bill that would increase funding for prison education (which Trump previously cut).
  26. the kush
    Trump Reportedly Called Jared Kushner a ‘Little Boy’“Look at Jared, he looks like a little boy, like a child.”
  27. young love
    Karlie Kloss Is Not Trying to Hide Josh KushnerShe has nothing to hide, okay?
  28. family dynamics
    Jared Kushner’s Brother Protested Gun Violence at March for Our LivesHe was spotted with longtime girlfriend Karlie Kloss.
  29. family politics
    Ivanka Trump Is Mad at Her Dad for Being Mean to Jared Kushner“You don’t give Jared the support he needs,” she reportedly told the president.
  30. Why the Saudi Crown Prince Might Think He Has Jared Kushner ‘In His Pocket’Kushner spent the last year wooing Mohammed Bin Salman, and during his U.S. visit this week Trump declared that relations are better than ever.
  31. Kushner’s Company Regularly Filed False Work Permits in New YorkThey didn’t report rent-regulated apartments at dozens of buildings, making it easier to harass tenants to leave.
  32. the national interest
    Devin Nunes’s Russia Investigation Had No SuspectsAmerica’s least curious investigator believes nobody could have colluded with Russia.
  33. families
    Jared Kushner’s Brother Reportedly Donated $50,000 to Gun-Violence ProtestJoshua Kushner has apparently thrown his support behind March for Our Lives.
  34. last night on late night
    David Byrne Wants to Turn Jared Kushner’s Life Into a Modern Greek TragedyTagline: “I can’t let what happened to my daddy happen to me.”
  35. Despite Conflicts of Interest, Kushner Is Still Running U.S. DiplomacyThe Mexican government has discussed exploiting Kushner’s inexperience and venality. Kushner just met privately with Mexican officials anyway.
  36. What We Know About Efforts to Set Up a Trump-Russia Back ChannelMueller reportedly has evidence that Erik Prince met a Russian official in the Seychelles to establish a link between the Trump team and Moscow.
  37. white house drama
    What Do Jared and Ivanka Do All Day?Chief of Staff John Kelly would reportedly like to know.
  38. Did Trump Start a Trade War Because He Was Having a Really Bad Day?No one expects this president to conduct himself in an orderly way, but the announcement of dangerous new tariffs may take the cake.
  39. Qatar Refused to Invest in Kushner’s Firm. Then, He Backed a Blockade of Qatar.A new report suggests that Jared Kushner may have sabotaged America’s relationship with a core ally because it turned down his dad’s investment pitch.
  40. family matters
    President Trump May Be Secretly Undermining Jared and Ivanka, TooHe reportedly asked his chief of staff to help push them out of the White House — a smart (yet bizarre) move.
  41. President Trump May Be Secretly Undermining Jared and Ivanka, TooHe reportedly asked his chief of staff to help push them out of the White House — a smart (yet bizarre) move.
  42. Frank Rich: A Hopeful New Path for Gun Politics in AmericaIt’s a very good sign that even Trump — in his crude way — is trying to attach himself to gun control.
  43. A Brief Guide to Every 5-Alarm Fire Currently Engulfing the White HouseKushner is at war with Kelly. The world is at war with Kushner. The president is gunning for “Mr. Magoo.” A war over a trade war. Hope is lost.
  44. the national interest
    Robert Mueller Has Trump and Family in His CrosshairsThe investigation is getting closer to the president.
  45. Jared Kushner Loses His Right-hand Man Just When He Needs Him MostAs the world learns Kushner’s security clearance was downgraded and foreign officials sought to manipulate him, his spokesman Josh Raffel resigns.
  46. Jared Kushner’s White House Security Clearance DowngradedThis is going to make that Middle East peace push extra difficult.
  47. Trump Reluctant to Overrule FBI, Give Kushner Security ClearanceThe president wants to give Kushner permanent access to state secrets (over the FBI’s objections), but he doesn’t want the bad press that would ensue.
  48. Kushner Still Has Security Clearance, Despite Additional Reported IssuesThe Justice Department warned the White House that significant issues remain unsettled regarding Kushner’s background.
  49. Kushner Fights to Keep Access to Top Secret InfoTrump’s son-in-law can’t seem to pass an FBI background check. Now, John Kelly is poised to revoke his interim security clearance.
  50. Mueller Eyes Kushner’s Pursuit of Foreign Financing: ReportThe special counsel wants to know more about Kushner’s alleged dealings with Chinese and Qatari investors after the 2016 election.
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