|2003.03.05||Jared Kushner's father is convicted of illegal campaign contributions, 18 counts of tax evasion & witness tampering. nytimes.com|
|2015.02.15||Jared Kushner’s family says it won’t buy Marlins if Jeffrey Loria, a major donor to Trump's campaign, becomes ambassador to France. washingtonpost.com (See also Conflicts of Interest, First 100 Days, Reince Priebus, Rex Tillerson)|
|2016.06.26||One month before Election Day, Jared Kushner’s real estate company finalized a $285 million loan as part of a refinancing package for its property near Times Square in Manhattan, just as the lender - Deutsche Bank - was working to settle money laundering cases against them, which then were settled shortly thereafter. washingtonpost.com (See also Conflicts of Interest, 2016 Election, Corruption)|
|2016.11.18||Trump's top adviser Jared Kushner's brother, Josh, founds the health care startup Oscar, which makes money on the state exchanges for individual insurance established by the Affordable Care Act. huffingtonpost.com (See also Affordable Care Act, Conflicts of Interest)|
|2016.11.21||Trump's kids are his closest advisors. fortune.com (See also Donald Trump Jr, Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, Conflicts of Interest)|
|2017.01.05||Trump relatives' potential White House roles will test 1967 anti-nepotism law npr.org (See also Ivanka Trump, Nepotism)|
Donald Trump has suggested he may give his daughter and son-in-law a role in his administration. A law bars presidents from hiring family, but a court ruled it doesn't apply to White House staff jobs.
|2017.01.07||As Jared Kushner prepares for a White House role, his undisclosed talks with a secretive Chinese company highlight potential conflicts of interest. nytimes.com (See also Conflicts of Interest, China)|
|2017.01.09||Jared Kushner is all but running foreign policy during Trump's transition while serving as CEO of his family business. vox.com (See also Conflicts of Interest, China, Israel)|
|2017.01.09||Trump's son-in-law and real estate investor, Jared Kushner, announces he will sell many of his assets to avoid potential conflicts of interest, but ethics lawyers question how meaningful that divestiture will be because he plans to sell them to his brother or to a family trust controlled by his mother. nytimes.com (See also Conflicts of Interest)|
|2017.01.10||Government ethics expert Kathleen Clark: Trump's plan to name son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior advisor to his White House will test 1967 anti-nepostism law. washingtonpost.com (See also Nepotism)|
|2017.01.11||While shades of nepotism remain a real worry in the wake of Trump's announcement that his son-in-law Jared Kushner would serve as a senior White House adviser, a few moderates express hope that the president's closest advisor might be a moderating influence. csmonitor.com (See also Nepotism)|
|2017.01.16||This is the full transcript of Donald Trump’s interview with Michael Gove and Kai Diekmann, former chief editor of the German newspaper Bild. thetimes.co.uk (See also First 100 Days, Germany, United Kingdom, Trade, Syria, Afghanistan, ISIS, Russia, NATO, Iran, Israel, Ireland, European Union, Mexico, China, Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, Ivanka Trump, Muslim Immigration Ban, Muslim Registry)|
|2017.01.21||Justice department rules Trump has special hiring authority and therefore is not violating an anti-nepotism law in hiring his daughter's husband as an advisor. washingtonpost.com (See also Conflicts of Interest, Nepotism)|
|2017.01.26||With Kushner and Spicer, The Washington Post has now identified five Trump family members or top administration appointees who were registered in two states during the fall election. washingtonpost.com (See also Voter Fraud, Sean Spicer)|
|2017.01.29||In the first week of the Trump Presidency, influence has run through a very select group of advisers—maybe as many as half a dozen, maybe as few as two. The President’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Steve Bannon have consolidated their influence. newyorker.com (See also First 100 Days, Muslim Immigration Ban, John Kelly, Department of Homeland Security, Steve Bannon)|
"In normal times, an Administration this isolated and divorced from public opinion would seem to be fatally weak. The argument made by the President’s first week is that these conditions, combined with the general assent of a Republican-controlled Congress, might in fact create the opposite situation, freeing him to do whatever he wants."
|2017.01.30||Trump’s hard-line actions have an intellectual godfather: Jeff Sessions washingtonpost.com (See also First 100 Days, Jeff Sessions, Department of Justice, Nationalism, Immigration, Trade, Rick Dearborn)|
"Bannon described Sessions as “the clearinghouse for policy and philosophy” in Trump’s administration, saying he and the senator are at the center of Trump’s “pro-America movement” and the global nationalist phenomenon."
|2017.02.01||Distrust in Trump’s White House, as well as power consolidation in separate spheres by Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, and Jared Kushner spurs leaks, confusion. politico.com (See also First 100 Days, Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus)|
‘Trying to nail down who the leakers are is like trying to count the cockroaches under the couch,’ one longtime Trump adviser says.
|2017.02.03||Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner talk Trump out of drafting an executive order that would have overturned enforcement of LGBT rights in the workplace. lgbtqnation.com (See also Ivanka Trump, First 100 Days, Homophobia, LGBTQIA)|
|2017.02.03||Will Eric Schneiderman, New York's Attorney General, take down Trump? politico.com (See also Lawsuits, Trump University, Scott Pruitt, Rex Tillerson, Steven Mnuchin)|
|2017.02.09||Jared Kushner proves to be a shadow diplomat on U.S.-Mexico talks regarding NAFTA and border wall negotiations. washingtonpost.com (See also First 100 Days, Mexico, NAFTA, Mexico Wall)|
|2017.02.15||Trump assigns Stephen K. Bannon, Jared Kushner, and billionaire private equity executive Stephen A. Feinberg to conduct a review of intelligence agencies. nytimes.com (See also First 100 Days, Steve Bannon, Assaults on Government)|
|2017.02.16||Deutsche Bank looks for evidence of whether loans to Trump were underpinned by guarantees from Moscow after Trump declares his intent to run for President. theguardian.com (See also Conflicts of Interest, Department of Justice, Ivanka Trump, Russia, The Trump Organization)|
|2017.02.24||Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner publicly silent as White House rolls back transgender protections after previously advocating for LGBT workplace rights. politico.com (See also Ivanka Trump, LGBTQIA)|
|2017.03.02||White House confirms that Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and now a senior adviser, also participated in the meeting at Trump Tower with Mr. Flynn and Sergey I. Kislyak, the Russian ambassador, in December. nytimes.com (See also First 100 Days, Russia, Russian Meddling in Election, Michael Flynn)|
|2017.03.08||Senators Warren, Carper and Cummings write to the White House Counsel asking for clarification on Jared Kushner’s compliance with conflict-of-interest laws. medium.com (See also First 100 Days, Conflicts of Interest)|
|2017.03.13||Jared Kushner set to get $400 Million from Chinese Firm investing in tower. bloomberg.com (See also China, Conflicts of Interest)|
|2017.06.08||Philip Allen Lacovara, a former U.S. deputy solicitor general in the Justice Department, says James B. Comey placed President Trump in the sights of a federal criminal investigation, laying out evidence sufficient for a case of obstruction of justice. washingtonpost.com (See also Legal Activity, Unpresidential Behavior, Corruption, Jeff Sessions, Russian Meddling in Election)|
|2017.06.15||Special counsel Bob Mueller is investigating the finances and business dealings of Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, as part of the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. washingtonpost.com (See also Russian Meddling in Election, Michael Flynn, Legal Activity)|