Jared Kushner failed to disclose his role as a co-director of the Charles and Seryl Kushner Foundation from 2006 to 2015, a time when the group funded an Israeli settlement considered to be illegal under international law, on financial records he filed with the Office of Government Ethics earlier this year.
Jared Kushner is a security risk embedded in the West Wing since he still hasn’t passed a comprehensive background investigation required of anyone seeking a permanent security clearance—and no one will question the president’s decision to put his son-in-law in a crucial government role, experts and officials told Newsweek.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder had a clear warning for Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions on Friday: “resignations, investigations, public outcries” could all soon occur if the wall separating the White House and the Justice Department continues to be lowered.
Donald Trump’s White House may no longer be a family-run business in the years ahead, if Chief of Staff John Kelly’s conversations with the president’s advisers reflect a possible foreshadowing of departures among the first family.
Wall Street billionaires, corporate lobbyists and far right conservatives flooded the White House almost immediately after Donald Trump’s presidential victory, newly released White House visitor logs reveal. The White House was forced to release the list of visitors to five federal offices after the Washington transparency group Property of the People sued under the Freedom of Information Act.
Support among the noncollege-educated white voters who made up a big portion of the Trump base throughout the 2016 election dropped 13 percent in a CNN poll published Monday afternoon, to 49 percent from 59 percent approval at the 100-day mark.
Lara Trump, the face of her father-in-law’s reelection campaign, has been hosting high-level meetings within the White House to push a variety of domestic policy initiatives, a clear crossing of the well-established line between campaign work and public service, ethics and government watchdogs told Newsweek.
Those are just two examples from an inside look at the pair’s relationship, as well as the vice president’s rise to the White House, published in a bombshell New Yorker article Monday morning. The report, written by Jane Mayer, suggests the president openly mocks Pence’s attitude toward the LGBT community ever since the 2016 presidential campaign and during briefings with legal experts.
The former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic candidate is being celebrated by the Welsh university, which says “her cause is shared” by its Observatory on the Human Rights of Children and Young People. Clinton will receive an honorary doctorate, and is expected to deliver a speech on humanitarian issues during the event.
Donald Trump proposed to slash funding for federal disaster relief and emergency preparedness programs just months into his presidency. Now, with Hurricane Irma barreling toward the southeastern U.S. coastline and Houston beginning to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey, the first family stands to add to its bankroll during—and in the wake of—major natural disasters striking the United States.
As the 45th president deals with his stalled agenda, his sinking approval ratings and the investigations into his presidential campaign’s possible ties to Russia, White House advisers have reportedly been warning Trump about his potential political doom: the exhaustive impeachment process that could result in his removal from the Oval Office. And he isn’t doing himself many favors.
s the Lone Star State attempts to recover from the storm, Trump is just one percentage point away from dipping back down to his record low approval rating while in office. Trump may want to be wary, as former President George W. Bush’s approval ratings never fully recovered after Hurricane Katrina. That storm crippled the state of Louisiana and New Orleans for years, and it dealt a blow to the reputation of his administration.
At least, that’s the rationale employed in an argument on Fox News Wednesday. After airing statements from Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, both warning the passage of the divisive bill could result in thousands of deaths across the nation, the far-right network’s Lisa Kennedy Montgomery countered the left with her own attention-grabbing one-liner.