Latest Ivanka Trump News

Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor

Dec. 16, 2018 8:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A real estate investment firm co-founded by President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is betting big on the administration's Opportunity Zone tax breaks but isn't that interested in steering its investors to the poorest, most-downtrodden areas that the program seeks...

Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

Dec. 14, 2018 7:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and whether foreigners contributed to its events using straw donors. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that prosecutors in New York are investigating whether some of the...

The Latest: Trump order boosts Opportunity Zones program

Dec. 12, 2018 3:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Opportunity Zone program (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is signing an executive order that will engage 13 federal agencies to aid the Opportunity Zones program targeting development in distressed American communities. The program is part of the 2017...

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

Dec. 12, 2018 11:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan's strongest...

Correction: Kushners-Opportunity Zones story

Dec. 12, 2018 10:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Dec. 11 about an Opportunity Zone tax break promoted by Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the couple jointly own a stake in the real estate investment firm Cadre that is launching a series of Opportunity Zone funds. That stake is in...

AP investigation finds Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner could profit from Opportunity Zone developer tax break they pushed

Dec. 11, 2018 7:30 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP investigation finds Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner could profit from Opportunity Zone developer tax break they pushed.

'Many' candidates vying for chief of staff job, Trump says

Dec. 11, 2018 3:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief...

Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff

Dec. 10, 2018 7:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief of...

Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Dec. 9, 2018 10:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff Sunday after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. The new hire was to be key to a West Wing reshuffling to shift focus toward the 2020 re-election campaign and the...

In White House shake-up, Kelly's departure now seems certain

Dec. 8, 2018 10:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture: Chief of...