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Jared Kushner Complains About CNN to Its Parent

He says the network is being unfair to his father-in-law, President Trump

(Newser) - Jared Kushner recently met with an executive from CNN's parent company and complained about what he sees as the network's unfair and anti-Trump coverage, the Wall Street Journal reports. Sources say President Trump's son-in-law and adviser took his concerns to Time Warner's Gary Ginsberg, with whom... More »

As Netanyahu Visits, a Big Policy Shift Looms

White House distances itself from two-state solution

(Newser) - Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, with a potential shift in US policy seemingly in the works. The highlights:
  • An unidentified White House official suggested Tuesday night that the US will no longer push for a two-state solution, the idea of creating
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Sources: Ivanka Helped Sink Trump Order on Gay Rights

Religious right still hopes for action

(Newser) - President Trump decided against an executive order rolling back gay rights after Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner argued against it, sources tell Politico and the New York Times . The draft order, which reversed some of President Obama's orders on gay rights and expanded religious exemptions, was killed after the... More »

Kushner in White House Doesn't Violate Anti-Nepotism Laws

The Department of Justice published a ruling Saturday

(Newser) - President Trump didn't violate federal anti-nepotism laws by making son-in-law Jared Kushner a senior White House adviser, the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel ruled in a 14-page memo published Saturday. CBS News reports the 1967 anti-nepotism laws forbid presidents from putting family members—including sons-in-law—into... More »

Kushner Officially in as Trump Adviser; Ivanka Out

Donald Trump officially appoints son-in-law as senior adviser

(Newser) - President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real estate executive in position to exert broad sway over both domestic and foreign policy, particularly Middle East issues and trade negotiations. Trump has come to rely heavily on Kushner, who... More »

NYC Elites Who Dissed Kushner Can Forget Mending Ties

Their emails went into the trash, says 'New York' profile of Jared Kushner

(Newser) - Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner is expected to end up with an influential White House role, and pundit Mike Allen's new Axios newsletter says lawyers have figured out a way around nepotism rules that will result in a title as "senior adviser." The latest cover of New ... More »

Trump Son-in-Law Prepping for White House Position

Jared Kushner doing what he needs to do to clear hurdles, lawyer says

(Newser) - In what the AP calls "the clearest sign yet he is planning to take a position" in father-in-law Donald Trump's administration, Jared Kushner is taking steps to move away from his New York real estate business. Kushner's lawyer says the husband of Ivanka Trump has looked into... More »

Trump Son-in-Law: Bridgegate Stunt 'Kind of Badass'

Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon are the subject of profiles

(Newser) - Two key figures in the world of Donald Trump are subject of lengthy profiles Monday: Son-in-law Jared Kushner in the Washington Post and adviser Steve Bannon in the New York Times . A sampling:
  • Bannon: Critics "have variously called Mr. Bannon a racist, a sexist, an anti-Semite and an Islamophobe.
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Trump Son-in-Law Might Test Nepotism Law

Trump wants him in the White House, sources say

(Newser) - A federal nepotism law is about to be tested, stretched, and possibly broken by Donald Trump's son-in-law, insiders say. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Trump and members of his inner circle are urging Jared Kushner, who is married to Ivanka Trump, to join the administration as a... More »

Top-Secret Clearances for Trump's Kids? Maybe

Giuliani rumored to be Trump's pick for State

(Newser) - Is the Trump administration going to be a family affair? Nepotism rules prevent Donald Trump from hiring his children to serve in his administration, but sources tell CBS News that the president-elect is already looking into getting top-secret security clearances for his children, a move that, for now, would have... More »

Trump TV Rumors Gain New Life

Son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly met with investment banker for 'informal' talk about possible network

(Newser) - Donald Trump said last month he has zero interest in forming a media company , but a short conversation said to have taken place between his son-in-law and the head of an independent investment bank has generated new buzz around that rumor. Per Reuters , three sources "with knowledge of the... More »

Jewish Son-in-Law: Trump's No Anti-Semite

Kushner says Trump is 'incredibly loving and tolerant'

(Newser) - "My father-in-law is not an anti-Semite," New York Observer owner Jared Kushner writes in an op-ed in which he explains why he is standing by the powerful billionaire whose daughter he is married to. "Accusations like 'racist' and 'anti-Semite' are being thrown around with a... More »

Employee Knocks Trump's Jewish Son-in-Law: 'How Do You Allow This?'

One of Jared Kushner's own employees pens open letter about Trump's Star of David tweet

(Newser) - Donald Trump isn't the only one taking heat for tweeting an anti-Hillary Clinton image with a Star of David . Now his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who owns the New York Observer, is dealing with fallout from one of his own employees. Entertainment writer Dana Schwartz penned a scathing open letter... More »

The Question That Did In Corey Lewandowski

'What's your plan here?'

(Newser) - For all the drama associated with Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, it was his inability to answer a simple question from the boss that sealed his fate, writes Gabriel Sherman at New York . "What's your plan here?" Trump asked Lewandowski at a meeting Monday morning in which the... More »

Ivanka Trump Names Baby...

Donald Trump welcomes third grandchild, Arabella Rose

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump took to Twitter yesterday to announce the birth of her first child—and her dad spilled the baby's "very exotic" name to Fox & Friends today. "I just left the hospital and the baby is beautiful," he said of Arabella Rose. The baby is... More »

Ivanka Trump, Hubby Expecting

It will be her first baby, Donald's third grandchild

(Newser) - The Donald is about to be a grandfather thrice over. Trump’s daughter Ivanka is expecting her first baby with hubby Jared Kushner, the Huffington Post reports. “I have been wanting to share some amazing news with you all for some time ... I'm pregnant! Jared and I couldn't be... More »

Prettiest Celebrity Brides Ever

From Elizabeth Taylor to Ivanka Trump, the finest wedding finery

(Newser) - June is the traditional month for weddings, but a gorgeous bridal ensemble is timeless. From Elizabeth Taylor (in 1950 ... and 1964, and 1975) to Ivanka Trump (in 2009), InStyle picks the best-dressed celebrity brides. To see more selections, including Marilyn Monroe in a brown suit, click here . More »

At Trump Wedding, a Missed Connection

Guest at Trump-Kushner nuptials seeks 'stunning' bartender

(Newser) - The best tidbit to come out of Ivanka Trump's wedding to Jared Kushner: A male-for-male post in the Craigslist missed connections section, which Brian Moylan at Gawker uncovered. The post, addressed to the bartender, ends with, "You're stunning. If you remember me, what color was my tie?"—and... More »

Ivanka Trump Ties the Knot

The Donald's daughter weds newspaper publisher Jared Kushner

(Newser) - How do a couple of millionaires really do it up for their wedding? If you’re Ivanka Trump and New York Observer publisher Jared Kushner, who wed yesterday in front of 500 guests, the answer is simple: Get Regis Philbin to sing. Other opulent details of the ceremony at a... More »

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