Kushner Didn't Disclose More Than 70 Financial Holdings

The assets are reportedly worth between $10.6M and $51M
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 22, 2017 11:44 AM CDT
Jared Kushner has added more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million to his revised personal financial disclosure. According to the disclosure, the additional assets were “inadvertently omitted” from...   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

(Newser) – Jared Kushner recently disclosed more than 70 assets he had apparently forgotten to include the past 38 times he updated his White House financial disclosure, the Washington Post reports, citing documents released Friday by the government. According to the AP, those dozens of newly reported assets could be worth between $10.6 million and $51 million. Kushner was required to divulge all of his assets when he joined the White House as an adviser. A lawyer advising Kushner says updating a financial disclosure is above board and Kushner has "followed each of the required steps" as he moves from private to public work.

Documents regarding Ivanka Trump's assets were also released Friday. They show she was paid up to $5 million from her businesses during three months in the spring—around the time she took a White House position and said she would distance herself from those businesses. All told, the documents show Kushner and Trump have business assets worth up to $761 million, the New York Times reports. Ethics experts warn their "extraordinary wealth" could make conflicts of interest much more difficult to avoid. The documents show Kushner resigned from 266 corporate positions and Trump resigned from 292 in order to take their government positions. (Read more Jared Kushner stories.)

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