Latest Jared Kushner News

Trump heads to UN with long list of deals he's yet to close

Sep. 21, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, a self-described deal-maker, is saddled with a long list of unresolved foreign policy deals he has yet to close heading into his U.N. visit this coming week. There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not...

Trump to host Bahrain's crown prince at White House

Sep. 12, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran and security in the Persian Gulf will be key topics of discussion when President Donald Trump hosts Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa next week at the White House. The White House is announcing that Trump and the crown prince also will discuss counterterrorism and...

Trump to stop in Baltimore weeks after denigrating city

Sep. 11, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Months after President Donald Trump derided the congressional district that includes Baltimore as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess," groups appalled by his attacks plan to protest his expected appearance Thursday before Congressional Republicans on an annual retreat on the...

Trump Mideast envoy to leave job before peace plan released

Sep. 5, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The architect of the Trump administration's delayed Mideast peace plan is leaving the White House in the face of widespread skepticism about the viability of the as-yet unseen proposal and questions about whether the vision for a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will ever be...

Kushner president says settlement rejected in Maryland probe

Sep. 4, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A real estate company once run by President Donald Trump's son-in-law has rejected a settlement offer from Maryland's attorney general in a long-running investigation into the treatment of tenants, the president of the company said Wednesday. Laurent Morali, president of the Kushner...

Judge: Anti-Kushner bias not cause of Jersey City dispute

Aug. 8, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

Jersey City wasn't animated by political bias when it took action last year against a real estate project connected to President Donald Trump's son-in-law, a federal judge ruled Thursday in dismissing a lawsuit brought by a group of real estate companies. One Journal Square Partners Urban Renewal Co. and...

The Latest: Company stands by anti-Kushner bias accusation

Aug. 8, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit accusing Jersey City of political bias against real estate companies associated with White House adviser Jared Kushner (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A real estate company is reacting to a judge's ruling dismissing a claim that Jersey City breached agreements...

Pelosi defends Baltimore hometown, says Kushner a 'slumlord'

Aug. 1, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday if President Donald Trump wants to belittle her Baltimore hometown as rat-infested, then he should consult with his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, whom she calls a "slumlord." Pelosi's remarks upon returning to the Capitol were her first public...

Egypt calls for Palestinian state during Kushner visit

Aug. 1, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president has reiterated his support for the creation of a Palestinian state during talks with White House envoy Jared Kushner. Kushner is visiting the region to rally support for the administration's efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. President Donald Trump's...

Israeli army kills Palestinian gunman who crossed Gaza fence

Aug. 1, 2019 5:29 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed an armed Palestinian man who had crossed the Gaza perimeter fence and fired on soldiers, the military said Thursday. Three soldiers were wounded in the overnight shootout with the gunman. In response, a tank "targeted a Hamas military post in Gaza," the...