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Like father-in-law, like son-in-law: Jared Kushner named senior adviser to Donald Trump after making deals with China-linked company

Mon Jan 09 10:06:52 EST 2017 | Salon
Ignoring federal nepotism rules, Jared Kushner — Donald Trump’s son-in-law — has been named a senior adviser to the president in the upcoming administration. Kushner had reportedly met with lawyers to devise a plan to circumvent a law that prohibits public officials from hiring family members, including son-in-laws, to an office over which that official has authority. Shortly after the election, President-elect Trump hinted that Kushner was being groomed for an important role, say..

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NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real estate executive in p..
Published: Jan 10, 2017 3:37 a.m. ET President-elect Donald Trump is hiring his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior adviser in the West Wing, giving him a sweeping portfolio and..
New York—President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law Jared Kushner will join him in the White House as a senior adviser, transition officials said Monday, putting the you..
That's apparently the move Donald Trump's transition team is making as the President-elect prepares to officially enter the White House in less than two weeks, according to a damni..
Ignoring federal nepotism rules, Jared Kushner — Donald Trump’s son-in-law — has been named a senior adviser to the president in the upcoming administration. Kushner had ..
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump and one of his closest confidants, will join the White House as a senior adviser to the president, Trump announced Mon..
Donald Trump speaks as his son-in-law Jared Kushner (L), daughter Ivanka listen at a campaign event at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S.,..
Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Jared K..
The president-elect's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been involved in Trump's campaign and transition. Now it looks like he may be taking an advisory role at the White House. USA TOD..
Jared Kushner, husband to President-elect Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, will be named as a White House senior adviser, according to several reports. According to The W..
Updated 24 minutes ago NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real est..
NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump’s influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two people briefed on the decision. He’..
Donald Trump speaks as his son-in-law Jared Kushner (L), daughter Ivanka listen at a campaign event at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S.,..
The precedent-setting case for this was then-President Bill Clinton’s 1993 decision to name his wife, Hillary Clinton, to run his White House health care task force. When the ..
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016 file photo, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, left, and Jared Kushner, second from right, depart from Trump Tower, in New York. Kushner, President-elect ..
Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will named senior White House adviser by President-elect Donald Trump, CBS News confirmed Monday. In a tweet, another top adviser to th..
Asserting that anti-nepotism laws do not apply to the executive branch of government, President-elect Donald Trump said Monday he is appointing son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White ..
NEW YORK (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump has appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser, putting the young real estate executive in pos..
New York President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real estate executive in position..
"The anti-nepotism law was passed by Congress in response to President John F. Kennedy's decision to appoint his brother Robert as attorney general, says Darrell West, vice preside..
Mark Wilson—Getty Images President-elect Donald Trump embraces son in law Jared Kushner (R), as his daughter Ivanka Trump, (L), stands nearby, after his acceptance speech at the Ne..
Donald Trump officially announces his campaign for presidency with his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, at his side, at Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York, June..
Donald Trump is planning to appoint son-in-law Jared Kushner to a presidential advisory position, aides said Monday, arguing that nepotism laws do not apply to White House appointe..
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real estate executive in p..
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser, putting the young real estate executive in posi..
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump’s influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two people briefed on the decision..
Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is taking the West Wing job despite an anti-nepotism law that bars officials from appointing relatives to government positions. ..
Walter Schaub Jr., the director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) spoke at the Brookings Institution following the press conference held earlier today by President-elect Don..
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two people briefed on the decision..
(Newser) – In what the AP calls "the clearest sign yet he is planning to take a position" in father-in-law Donald Trump's administration, Jared Kushner is taking steps to move away..
President-elect Donald Trump named his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior White House adviser on Monday, an official West Wing role that will raise further questions about confli..
Donald Trump speaks as his son-in-law Jared Kushner (L), daughter Ivanka listen at a campaign event at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S.,..
JUDY WOODRUFF: A crush of confirmation hearings begins tomorrow for team Trump, but the focus tonight is on someone who’s not subject to Senate confirmation. He’s a close relative ..
"I wish circumstances were different and I didn't feel the need to make public remarks today,” Walter Shaub Jr. said Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. Trump announced W..
WASHINGTON ― In an extraordinary move, Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub publicly stated on Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump did not consult with his off..