Report: Jared Kushner Didn’t Disclose Business Dealings With George Soros
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner didn’t include his ownership in a real-estate finance company that makes him business partners with George Soros when filing financial disclosure forms, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Kushner also failed to disclose loans totaling $1 billion from more than 20 lenders, the Journal reported.
The Real Deal, a New York real estate news site, reported in January that Soros provided Cadre — the company owned by Trump’s senior adviser — with a $250 million line of credit. That appears to confirm Business Insider’s reporting in 2016 that an unnamed, wealthy New York-based family opened up a $250 million line of credit to Cadre. Soros lives in New York.
That Kushner, who is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, wasn’t open about his business dealings with Soros — a left-wing billionaire funding activists fiercely opposed to the president’s agenda — is unlikely to go over well with Trump’s base.
Kushner has taken on increased responsibilities within the Trump White House in recent months, while Steve Bannon, the populist former head of Breitbart News, has seen his role in the West Wing diminished. Read the whole thing...