Trump’s Russia problem: who’s in the deepest?

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Who from the Trump campaign is allegedly connected to Russia and how are they trying to refute the allegations? Five key figures from the Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Kushner addressed the public on 24 July in a rare appearance at the White House to repeat what he had told senate investigators earlier in the day: […]

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Jared Kushner sealed Manhattan real estate deal with oligarch’s firm cited in money-laundering case

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Donald Trumps son-in-law bought part of old New York Times building from Soviet-born tycoon, Guardian investigation into Russian money in NYC property market finds Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House adviser, secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited in […]

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Trials of Donald Jr turn Russia scandal into another Trump family affair

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Though the president is fiercely loyal to his children, some observers wonder if deepening and dangerous controversy might test such bonds to breaking point It was an unseasonably cool day in New York. At 1.50pm on 9 June, Hillary Clinton tweeted that Barack Obama was backing her for US president. Half an hour later, Donald […]

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Russia investigation: Mike Pence hires personal legal counsel

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Pences office confirmed he retained Richard Cullen to assist him in responding to inquiries by special counsel Robert Mueller Vice president Mike Pence has hired outside legal counsel to oversee his response to investigations into possible inquiries by special counsel Robert Mueller. The vice president is focused entirely on his duties and promoting the presidents […]

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Jared Kushner’s family criticised for touting cash-for-visas scheme in China

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Nicole Kushner Meyer, sister of adviser to Donald Trump, mentions his standing while wooing investors into investments in return for US green cards Donald Trumps administration is facing new questions about conflicts of interest after Jared Kushners family staged events in China to woo wealthy investors into luxury developments, with the prospect of receiving US […]

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Bannon and Kushner agree to ‘bury the hatchet’ after White House peace talks

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Trumps chief of staff Reince Priebus tells the feuding pair to end the palace intrigue after weeks of damaging infighting White House aides Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner have met and agreed to bury the hatchet over their differences, a senior administration official said, in a bid to stop infighting that has distracted from Donald […]

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner keep property assets while in White House

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Details came to light as White House began releasing financial disclosure forms for around 180 top officials, and will likely fuel conflict of interest concerns Donald Trumps daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are retaining scores of property investments while they work in the White House, according to financial disclosures likely to fuel […]

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Report: Trump asks son-in-law to help prepare for White House transition

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Washington (CNN)Donald Trump, days after he emerged as the presumptive Republican nominee, has reportedly tasked his son-in-law to work with his campaign and help set up a transition team should he win the White House. Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump’s husband, will help craft the team, the latest in his efforts to aide his father-in-law’s presidential […]

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