Latest Jared Kushner News

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...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Jul. 31, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Boost voter participation with better absentee ballot laws The Citizens' Voice July 30 County election officials across Pennsylvania disenfranchised thousands of voters in last year's general election, not because of any...

Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank

Jul. 31, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government advanced the proposal late on Tuesday, according to an Israeli...

Trump 'rodent' tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments

Jul. 31, 2019 9:21 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Davon Jones doesn't have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump's tweets that Baltimore is a "rat and rodent infested mess." His apartment owned by the president's son-in-law has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. "I don't know how they come in," Jones...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jul. 31, 2019 6:11 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MODERATES RIDICULE 'MEDICARE FOR ALL' AT DEBATE Lesser-known pragmatists clash with Bernie Sander and Elizabeth Warren, warning that "wish-list economics" will jeopardize Democrats' shot at the presidency....

Analysis: Trump's political and policy guardrails fall away

Jul. 29, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unrepentant President Donald Trump has been testing the limits of the nation's tolerance from the day he took office. Now he has cast off one of the few remaining voices trying to curtail his at times mercurial impulses. Trump nudged out national intelligence director Dan Coats, a rare...