Kushner met with Apollo founder Joshua Harris in the White House multiple times a year ago and even discussed the possibility of a White House job for Harris, sources told the newspaper.
If the Kushners have nothing to hide, they certainly don't act like it; on February 9, Kushner Cos. filed a motion in federal court for a new venue for its Maryland apartment complex case in an attempt to avoid revealing the identities of the project's investors.
Kelly said he would not comment on anyone's specific security clearance situation, but that Kushner's role in the White House would not be diminished.
It said Joshua Harris, a founder of Apollo, was advising Trump administration officials on infrastructure policy and held several meetings with Kushner.
Much of the outcry about Harris' relationship with Kushner has to do with conflict of interest (read the article for greater detail about the problems with Kushner and Harris' relationship while Kushner is a prominent White House official).
That loan was made in the spring of 2017, shortly after Kushner met in the White House with Citigroup's chief executive, Michael L. Corbat, according to people briefed on the meeting.
But things haven't been going well for Kushner of late - with his security clearance getting downgraded last week.
Kushner's portfolio ranges from prison reform to Middle East negotiations.
White House adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as other White House officials, have had high-level interim security clearances downgraded pending completion of full-scale background checks, government officials said Tuesday.
It also comes as special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE probes alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling, including Kushner's role in the campaign. Kushner's firm has sought investments from the Chinese insurer Anbang and from the former prime minister of Qatar. At the time, the spokeswoman for Kushner Cos. said the firm "has cooperated and will continue to cooperate with any reasonable request for information".
Kushner's company, which he left to take his position in the White House previous year, is also being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, along with federal prosecutors in NY, over its use of a visa program used to attract foreign investment, according to Bloomberg. But there are at least 1.8 billion reasons why he might be compromised.
Kushner reportedly received a $325 million loan from Citigroup.
. The loan was used to refinance a Chicago skyscraper that is the Midwest headquarters for AT&T.
Both Apollo and Citigroup have also denied any impropriety.
Federal ethics regulations restrict government employees from participating in some matters that involve companies with which the official is seeking "a business, contractual or other financial relationship that involves other than a routine consumer transaction". And its executives, including Harris, had tens of millions of dollars personally at stake in the tax overhaul that was making its way through Washington previous year.
On its website, the weather service specifically notes "much of Portsmouth itself is protected by flood walls". The calls came from people trapped in their vehicles and homes and stranded in high waters.
Gareth Anscombe started and had a decent game at 15 and 10, where he switched in the second half after Patchell was taken off. I think it would be insane to underestimate this game and underestimate Scotland at home in Glasgow.
When she looked up at the scoreboard and saw the time, she froze. "Yeah, you'll have to get used to it", she said with a laugh. He was followed by Russian athlete Alexander Bolshunov , who ended 18.7 seconds behind.
Ciantar said he has friends who did know McArthur and added, "They all said that they never would have suspected him". Navaratnam, 40, went missing in September, 2010, and was the focus of a police investigation called Project Houston.
When I was four weeks old, my parents swaddled me in blankets-Kylie is swaddling Stormi in coins (and blankets too, probably). And she seems delighted with the vehicle even although it will be tough to fit a baby seat for their new daughter Stormi .
If the point of comparison is Box, then Dropbox is staring at a downround IPO that would value the company at under $7 billion. In its regulatory filing , Dropbox reported 2017 revenue of $1.11 billion, up 31 percent from $844.8 million a year earlier.
In 2012, Sridevi returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with Gauri Shinde's movie English Vinglish . Though it was a complete Anil Kapoor's movie, but Sridevi still managed to make a mark with her character.
Asus launches iPhone X clone ZenFone 5 - complete with notch
Asus also introduced a new feature called Zenmoji, and as the name itself suggests, it's a rip off to iPhone X's Animoji feature. This variant has the 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with 1.4µm pixel size and the other 12MP sensor is a 120-degree wide-angle camera.
PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games come to an end
That means the Russians will again march under the "Olympic Athletes from Russia " name and the Olympic flag. Vyacheslav Voinov had given OAR the lead in the first period before Felix Schutz drew Germany level.
Companies cut ties with NRA after Florida school shooting
Social media users have taken to Twitter in an effort to name and shame those companies and others for their NRA affiliation. Separately, vehicle rental company Enterprise said its three brands would end a discount program for NRA members.
Millions of BB&T customers affected by outage
An outage map showed the biggest impact targeted much of central North Carolina, Atlanta, the Washington area and Philadelphia. BB&T says they'll work with customers on any fees or issues experienced due to the outage once their systems come back online.
Rams agree to trade for CB Peters
With the added players in the secondary on their way, the Chiefs may have felt they had enough depth to trade Peters. It was later reported that his suspension by the team was also in part due to a spat with a coach .