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  • so is Trump Careless to have Kushner stay

    Posted by 100574 on February 27, 2018 at 2:28 pm

    if he can’t can’t get full security clearance then he needs to be out of the White House–if this was Huma/HRC-the GOP would be holding impeachment hearings while screaming Huma is selling spies to muslim terrorists

    kaldridgewv2211 replied 10 months, 1 week ago 9 Members · 94 Replies
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  • 100574

    Member
    February 27, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    I am quite certain  the GOP will be saying but her emails as their talking point for the day

    • kaldridgewv2211

      Member
      February 27, 2018 at 4:32 pm

      Arguably he was careless to bring him into the white house in the first place. He’s the definition of security issue. It’s known his debts increased in 2017 and his business is a strugglefest. So is he out representing US policy or out there representing Kushner Inc?

      • Unknown Member

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        February 27, 2018 at 4:44 pm

        Keeping Kushner anywhere near the White House is careless. I judge Trump harshly for it.

        • btomba_77

          Member
          February 27, 2018 at 5:24 pm

          Yes…. and it’s not just the security clearance issue ….
           
           
          [link=https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/kushners-overseas-contacts-raise-concerns-as-foreign-officials-seek-leverage/2018/02/27/16bbc052-18c3-11e8-942d-16a950029788_story.html?utm_term=.720fd61c4ca7]Washington Post[/link] : [b]Foreign governments sought leverage over Kushner[/b]

          Officials in at least four countries have privately discussed ways they can manipulate Jared Kushner, the presidents son-in-law and senior adviser, by taking advantage of his complex business arrangements, financial difficulties and lack of foreign policy experience,

          Among those nations discussing ways to influence Kushner to their advantage were the United Arab Emirates, China, Israel and Mexico.

          It is unclear if any of those countries acted on the discussions, but Kushners contacts with certain foreign government officials have raised concerns inside the White House and are a reason he has been unable to obtain a permanent security clearance.

          • ruszja

            Member
            February 27, 2018 at 6:56 pm

            The answer is no.

            He was careless putting someone so devoid of any experience and skill into the Whitehouse to start with.

            • 100574

              Member
              February 27, 2018 at 7:01 pm

              The answer is both–Careless to put him in there and careless Plus Stupid to let him stay–I know Bibi was milking it-like hello move embassy to Jerusalem
              why is Bibi even still there–he has done NOTHING

              Quote from fw

              The answer is no.

              He was careless putting someone so devoid of any experience and skill into the Whitehouse to start with.

              • 100574

                Member
                February 27, 2018 at 8:29 pm

                Hicks admits white lies–so if it is white that make it right—white priv

                • Unknown Member

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                  February 27, 2018 at 11:09 pm

                  Clearance has been downgraded. 
                   
                  Something on which the Right and Left can agree, I hope?

                  • btomba_77

                    Member
                    February 28, 2018 at 5:40 am

                    Yep.   
                     
                    Now I just await the headline of “Trump shares top secret intelligence with Kushner on a daily basis, despite clearance downgrade”

  • btomba_77

    Member
    February 28, 2018 at 6:37 am

    I bet Tillerson is dancing a happy jig today though.  Having the ‘Shadow SoS’ get neutered is probably the best piece of news he’s had in months.

    • btomba_77

      Member
      February 28, 2018 at 6:51 am

      I am kind of bummed though.  We were so close to peace in the Middle East with Jared …. now the fighting will have to go on for another millennium. 

      • btomba_77

        Member
        February 28, 2018 at 7:17 am

        Only one survives:

        Jonathan Swan: The Trump family and the presidents oldest son, Don Jr., in particular was angry about the overwhelmingly negative TV coverage about Jared Kushner last night, and feels White House Chief of Staff Kelly is hanging Jared out to dry.

        Over the past few weeks Ive found fewer people internally willing to defend Jared. Politically, Ive never seen him so exposed.

        Said one White House official: Javanka and Kelly are locked in a death match. Two enter. Only one survives.

        • 100574

          Member
          February 28, 2018 at 11:22 am

          recall the oh so entitled Ivanka sent a tweet that she was happy to serve ALONG Kelly–like her ZERO experience a## is at the same level–both need to be sent packing–they don’t know what they are doing and have been involved in all the poor decisions made while they spend tax dollars to guard them as they go to fancy ski resorts
          Bannon is dancing an Irish jig with beer right now–we have no idea what he told Mueller-like oh yeah let me give u the low down on Jared

          Quote from dergon

          Only one survives:

          Jonathan Swan: The Trump family and the presidents oldest son, Don Jr., in particular was angry about the overwhelmingly negative TV coverage about Jared Kushner last night, and feels White House Chief of Staff Kelly is hanging Jared out to dry.

          Over the past few weeks Ive found fewer people internally willing to defend Jared. Politically, Ive never seen him so exposed.

          Said one White House official: Javanka and Kelly are locked in a death match. Two enter. Only one survives.

          • btomba_77

            Member
            February 28, 2018 at 11:24 am

            The run of bad news for Jared continues:

            [link=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic…thers-je7dvy2p]https://www.bloomberg.com…artic…thers-je7dvy2p[/link]

            New Yorks banking regulator has asked Deutsche Bank AG and a pair of local lenders to provide information about their relationships with Jared Kushner, his family and the Kushner Cos., according to people familiar with the matter.

            The states Department of Financial Services sent letters to Deutsche Bank, Signature Bank and New York Community Bank last week, said one of the people, who described the letter. Seeking a response by March 5, the DFS asked about the banks relationships with Kushner and his business properties, as well as documents and communications about certain loan requests.

            The broad request, which also covers the banks processes for approving loans, comes from Maria Vullo, the departments superintendent, who was appointed by New Yorks Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo.

            • btomba_77

              Member
              February 28, 2018 at 11:24 am

              Wrong link:

              [link=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-28/kushner-loan-details-sought-from-deutsche-bank-two-others-je7dvy2p]https://www.bloomberg.com…nk-two-others-je7dvy2p[/link]

      • Unknown Member

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        February 28, 2018 at 7:34 am

        What a shame after President Obama masterfully brought peace to the Middle East…..very intelligent comment.  Must be great to sit atop your ivory tower and criticize. Best you get back to dictating your meaningless reports that nobody reads.

        • kaldridgewv2211

          Member
          February 28, 2018 at 7:41 am

          The whole Trump kid entourage should be demoted to the roll of Tiffany.  They shouldn’t be part of the White House.

        • Unknown Member

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          February 28, 2018 at 8:43 am

          In fairness, it did seem that Kushner was being hailed by some as being a great middle-man for ME dialogue. For what reason? As far as I know, he’s the mediocre son of a real estate developer who spent time in jail. And we never voted for him to be in a position of influence in the White House.
           
          Good riddance to him, as far as I’m concerned.  

          • Unknown Member

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            February 28, 2018 at 8:48 am

            I agree. But many have failed before him. 

            • btomba_77

              Member
              February 28, 2018 at 9:12 am

              Quote from IR_CONSULT

              I agree. But many have failed before him. 

               
              Yep. Which is why it was so asinine to hail a 31 year old deuchebag with no experience as the coming peacebringer.
               
               

              • kaldridgewv2211

                Member
                February 28, 2018 at 11:27 am

                Quote from dergon

                Quote from IR_CONSULT

                I agree. But many have failed before him. 

                Yep. Which is why it was so asinine to hail a 31 year old deuchebag with no experience as the coming peacebringer.

                B-I-N-G-O
                 
                Trump’s the smartest guy in the world though.  Like really smart.

                • nicolasvg.1003

                  Member
                  February 28, 2018 at 1:54 pm

                  Trump and his clan are a bunch of dumb amateurs. Foreign governments will eat these jokers for lunch.

                  • Unknown Member

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                    February 28, 2018 at 2:14 pm

                    Fair enough. Just show me Dergons post that it was asinine to expect a duechbag community organizer with no experience as the coming peace bringer. Otherwise we must assume him to be a typical partisan hack. Pardon me for stating the obvious.

                    • 100574

                      Member
                      February 28, 2018 at 2:35 pm

                      At this Point it is quite obvious President Obama was a far better President who did not have to use hate/put downs and greed to win–Russia was not helping him-sad that the GOP sold their souls for a circus barker-and one that may be broke as well

                      Quote from IR_CONSULT

                      Fair enough. Just show me Dergons post that it was asinine to expect a duechbag community organizer with no experience as the coming peace bringer. Otherwise we must assume him to be a typical partisan hack. Pardon me for stating the obvious.

                    • kaldridgewv2211

                      Member
                      February 28, 2018 at 2:51 pm

                      Quote from IR_CONSULT

                      Fair enough. Just show me Dergons post that it was asinine to expect a duechbag community organizer with no experience as the coming peace bringer. Otherwise we must assume him to be a typical partisan hack. Pardon me for stating the obvious.

                      It would be a better comparison to say Obama sent Malia Obama to negotiate peace in the ME, however, he didn’t actually do that.  He also didn’t really surround himself with family and otherwise unqualified people to the extent Trump has.  POTUS of the swamp (as I type this Hope Hicks is resigning)

                    • 100574

                      Member
                      February 28, 2018 at 3:15 pm

                      lol–U could not write this–Bannon said I’m calling your dad

                      Quote from DICOM_Dan

                      Quote from IR_CONSULT

                      Fair enough. Just show me Dergons post that it was asinine to expect a duechbag community organizer with no experience as the coming peace bringer. Otherwise we must assume him to be a typical partisan hack. Pardon me for stating the obvious.

                      It would be a better comparison to say Obama sent Malia Obama to negotiate peace in the ME, however, he didn’t actually do that.  He also didn’t really surround himself with family and otherwise unqualified people to the extent Trump has.  POTUS of the swamp (as I type this Hope Hicks is resigning)

  • btomba_77

    Member
    February 28, 2018 at 9:19 am

    [link=https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/first-read/trump-slammed-clinton-over-handling-classified-info-looks-hypocrisy-now-n851891?cid=eml_pol_20180228]First Read[/link]: 
     
    If there was one issue Donald Trump campaigned on more aggressively than the others in 2016, it was the importance of handling classified information when it came to Hillary Clintons private email account and server Why is this stroll down memory lane important? Yesterday, we learned that White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner who had access to highly classified information and was even viewing the Presidential Daily Brief lost his top-security clearance.
     
    Weve seen the Trump White House engage in plenty of hypocrisy over the past year the vows to clean up the swamp, the promises that wealthy Americans wouldnt benefit under the tax law but its carelessness about who is seeing classified information might be the biggest hypocrisy of all.
     
    [b]And regarding that [i]Washington Post[/i] report about how foreign governments have discussed how they can manipulate Kushner, no one can survive a story like that unless youre the presidents son-in-law.[/b]
     

  • btomba_77

    Member
    February 28, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    This is a fun read …. ouchy to Jared

    [link=https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-deep-state-takes-out-the-white-houses-dark-clown-prince?ref=home] [size=”0″]The Deep State Takes Out the White Houses Dark Clown Prince:[/size]
    [/link]
    [h2][link=https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-deep-state-takes-out-the-white-houses-dark-clown-prince?ref=home]Jared Kushner had a very bad terrible no good day. Couldnt have happened to a nicer guy.[/link][/h2]

    If youve ever filled out a form SF-86 for a U.S. government security clearance, youll know the hassle of dealing with the sheer volume of information it entails…. 

    Its even harder when youre a corrupt, entitled snake who repeatedly lies about your finances to federal investigators and serves as a living, breathing poster child for privileged venality. Its even harder when youve rather clumsily attempted to use both your familial relationship and proximity to the president of the United States to save your familys failing real-estate empire.

    [b] Hear that? That was Americas intelligence community, down to the last GS-7, breathing a loud sigh of relief.

    [/b]Kushner is a man who needs a billion dollars fast, and is willing to cast shame on the winds to get there. The stench of his venality and desperation hangs around him like stripper perfume, cloying and obvious. Jared all but hiked up his sassy pink petticoats while whistling Hey, sailor! to the Chinese, Israeli, Arab, and Russian investors he begged to invest in his failing 666 Fifth Avenue white elephant.

    Kushner has no one to blame but himself. His ambition exceeded his abilities by orders of magnitude so vast it would take a team of advanced mathematicians a generation to devise a system by which to measure the differential. Even his simpering beta-male, child-voiced affect couldnt hide his spectacular reach and overpowering thirst for the power, influence, and financial rewards of Washington.

     

    • Unknown Member

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      February 28, 2018 at 8:14 pm

      So what are we to get from this? A writer for a radical left wing website, who writes with the competence and vocabulary of a 10 year old, doesn’t like Kushner? Ok. Let’s hope Mueller gets everyone thrown in prison. Hope that will make life for liberal elitists more perfect. Not sure how much life will change for us average American peons.

      • kaldridgewv2211

        Member
        February 28, 2018 at 8:47 pm

        It’s an opinion piece from a GOP strategist. Hard to see that as radical left. He also writes in the oh so left Federalist.

        • Unknown Member

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          February 28, 2018 at 9:16 pm

          Irrelevant. Opinion piece by Gop strategist doesn’t make it any more important. Poor writer. You consider this an important article. Tell me what you learned. Kushner is unqualified and privileged? Yeah we didn’t know that. From what I’ve read here both sides think he should be out.

          • kayla.meyer_144

            Member
            March 1, 2018 at 3:01 am

            Quote from IR_CONSULT

            Irrelevant. Opinion piece by Gop strategist doesn’t make it any more important. Poor writer. You consider this an important article. Tell me what you learned. Kushner is unqualified and privileged? Yeah we didn’t know that. From what I’ve read here both sides think he should be out.

            We learn that even a GOP strategist who writes for the Federalist will be thrown under the bus as RINO-lite by loyalist Trumpets for daring to criticize a member of the Trump administration regardless of how incompetent that member is. And of course, the inevitable sad comparison to Obama.
             
            Sad.

            • btomba_77

              Member
              March 1, 2018 at 4:01 am

              Quote from Frumious

              Quote from IR_CONSULT

              Irrelevant. Opinion piece by Gop strategist doesn’t make it any more important. Poor writer. You consider this an important article. Tell me what you learned. Kushner is unqualified and privileged? Yeah we didn’t know that. From what I’ve read here both sides think he should be out.

              We learn that even a GOP strategist who writes for the Federalist will be thrown under the bus as RINO-lite by loyalist Trumpets for daring to criticize a member of the Trump administration regardless of how incompetent that member is. And of course, the inevitable sad comparison to Obama.

              Sad.

               
              I didn’t say it was “important”.  I said it was “fun”. 🙂
               
               

              • btomba_77

                Member
                March 1, 2018 at 4:08 am

                [b]Kushner received $$ hundreds of millions in loans after White House meetings[/b]
                 
                The firm run by Jared Kushners family reportedly received a $184 million from Apollo Global Management after founder Joshua Harris made regular visits to the White House, the [link=https://redirect.viglink.com/?format=go&jsonp=vglnk_151986976353112&key=07fc33cfae8c975920593b7e84c31bbc&libId=je7v5wf50102c1o6000DAd9wvwuip&loc=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedailybeast.com%2Freport-kushner-co-got-loans-from-businesses-after-white-house-visits%3Fref%3Dhome&v=1&out=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2018%2F02%2F28%2Fbusiness%2Fjared-kushner-apollo-citigroup-loans.html%3Fsmid%3Dtw-share&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedailybeast.com%2F&title=Report%3A%20Kushner%20Co.%20Got%20Loans%20From%20Businesses%20After%20White%20House%20Visits%20-%20The%20Daily%20Beast&txt=Read%20it%20at%20New%20York%20Times]New York Times[/link] reports.
                Kushners firm also received a $325 million loan from Citigroup after Kushner met with Citigroups CEO Michael Corbat.
                 
                There is little precedent for a top White House official meeting with executives of companies as they contemplate sizable loans to his business Mr. Kushner has reported owning hundreds of partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities, but he is not required to disclose the lifeblood of any real estate firms business: its lenders and outside investors.
                 

          • kaldridgewv2211

            Member
            March 1, 2018 at 7:11 am

            Quote from IR_CONSULT

            Irrelevant. Opinion piece by Gop strategist doesn’t make it any more important. Poor writer. You consider this an important article. Tell me what you learned. Kushner is unqualified and privileged? Yeah we didn’t know that. From what I’ve read here both sides think he should be out.

            It’s a relevant point when you say it’s radical left but it isn’t.  I’m not an English language professor but it certainly appears to be well written.  Keep on spinning your yarn though.

            • btomba_77

              Member
              March 1, 2018 at 7:24 am

              Quote from DICOM_Dan

              Quote from IR_CONSULT

              Irrelevant. Opinion piece by Gop strategist doesn’t make it any more important. Poor writer. You consider this an important article. Tell me what you learned. Kushner is unqualified and privileged? Yeah we didn’t know that. From what I’ve read here both sides think he should be out.

              It’s a relevant point when you say it’s radical left but it isn’t.  I’m not an English language professor but it certainly appears to be well written.  Keep on spinning your yarn though.

              It’s awesome writing ….
               
              “This battle was only ever going to end one way, and in the war of the Deep State vs. Team Trump, the bad guys often make it easy by being greedy, sloppy, and stupid. Jared was all three.” 
               
               
              🙂

              • Unknown Member

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                March 1, 2018 at 9:04 am

                Ok, the author has an opinion that Jared is greedy, sloppy and stupid. I guess in the current state of journalism “It’s awesome writing”.  Yes that’s great writing if you’re in 3rd grade.  Last time i wrote “the bad guys” was in grade school writing a comic book. Back to your meaningless reports….

                • Unknown Member

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                  March 1, 2018 at 9:13 am

                  Imagine if this was Chelsea Clintons husband

                  Just imagine

                  • btomba_77

                    Member
                    July 21, 2023 at 8:16 am

                    Kushner created shell company to funnel Trump campaign spending to family pockets:

                    Business Insider says at least $617m in campaign donations went through the shell company, which avoided any federal disclosure requirements on campaign spending. Among those on the board were Lara Trump and John Pence.

                    Remember the “some people are saying the Bidens received up to $100m” schtick?

                    It’s always projection. We’re talking $600m+ here.

                    [link=https://www.businessinsider.com/jared-kushner-trump-campaign-shell-company-family-ammc-lara-2020-12]https://www.businessinsid…mily-ammc-lara-2020-12[/link]

                    • kaldridgewv2211

                      Member
                      July 21, 2023 at 10:30 am

                      So if Business Insider knows, doesn’t the US government know?  I would assume this is illegal

              • Unknown Member

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                March 1, 2018 at 9:17 am

                Quote from dergon

                Quote from DICOM_Dan

                Quote from IR_CONSULT

                Irrelevant. Opinion piece by Gop strategist doesn’t make it any more important. Poor writer. You consider this an important article. Tell me what you learned. Kushner is unqualified and privileged? Yeah we didn’t know that. From what I’ve read here both sides think he should be out.

                It’s a relevant point when you say it’s radical left but it isn’t.  I’m not an English language professor but it certainly appears to be well written.  Keep on spinning your yarn though.

                It’s awesome writing ….

                “This battle was only ever going to end one way, and in the war of the Deep State vs. Team Trump, the bad guys often make it easy by being greedy, sloppy, and stupid. Jared was all three.” 

                🙂

                Glad you understand the silliness of your opinion pieces……

                • btomba_77

                  Member
                  March 1, 2018 at 9:38 am

                  Don’t need to resort to personal insults, buddy.
                   
                  I respectfully request you take that post down.
                   
                   

                  • 100574

                    Member
                    March 1, 2018 at 5:04 pm

                    if McMaster goes-Javanka should go with him
                    Kelly God did not punish U–he is testing u-and so far U are still failing–Javanka needs to GO

                    • btomba_77

                      Member
                      March 2, 2018 at 9:16 am

                      [b]Kushner Co. pitched business directly to Qatar Finance Minister … and then …[/b]

                      The real estate firm tied to the family of presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner made a direct pitch to Qatars minister of finance in April 2017 in an attempt to secure investment in a critically distressed asset in the companys portfolio, the [link=https://theintercept.com/2018/03/02/jared-kushner-real-estate-qatar-blockade/]Intercept[/link] reports.

                      The failure to broker the deal would be followed only a month later by a Middle Eastern diplomatic row in which Jared Kushner provided critical support to Qatars neighbors. Led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a group of Middle Eastern countries, with Kushners backing, led a diplomatic assault that culminated in a blockade of Qatar. Kushner, according to reports at the time, [link=https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/09/world/middleeast/rex-tillerson-calls-for-calm-in-middle-east-standoff-with-qatar.html]subsequently undermined [/link]efforts by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to bring an end to the standoff.

      • 100574

        Member
        February 28, 2018 at 10:03 pm

        Rick Wilson wrote that–got to say the heh sailor is like yes I am up for sell and will bend over

        Quote from IR_CONSULT

        So what are we to get from this? A writer for a radical left wing website, who writes with the competence and vocabulary of a 10 year old, doesn’t like Kushner? Ok. Let’s hope Mueller gets everyone thrown in prison. Hope that will make life for liberal elitists more perfect. Not sure how much life will change for us average American peons.

  • btomba_77

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    March 2, 2018 at 9:17 am

    [img]https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/579×555-1/capture_06ae87db788ef8d887246a53e5e6981d6858deb4.jpg[/img]

  • btomba_77

    Member
    March 2, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    [b]Mueller asking if Kushner financial dealings affected WH policy[/b]

    Federal investigators are scrutinizing whether any of Jared Kushners business discussions with foreigners during the presidential transition later shaped White House policies in ways designed to either benefit or retaliate against those he spoke with, [link=http://nbcnews.to/2FMRTkK]NBC News[/link] reports.

    Special Counsel Robert Muellers team has asked witnesses about Kushners efforts to secure financing for his familys real estate properties, focusing specifically on his discussions during the transition with individuals from Qatar and Turkey, as well as Russia, China and the United Arab Emirates, according to witnesses who have been interviewed as part of the investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign to sway the 2016 election.

    • 100574

      Member
      March 2, 2018 at 6:36 pm

      the lives of US soldiers  at Al Udeid Air Base (a military base southwest of Doha, Qatar) were put at risk due to a Jared bizness deal??? if this is true Jared should be thrown out of the WH like ASAP
      and of course Thomas Barrack is right up there in the mix-Chi Tribune story:
      In 2010, Barrack’s company acquired part of the distressed debt on 666 Fifth Avenue. He invested $45 million and eventually made a profit, he said.
      In 2011, Trump called Barrack to arrange a meeting for Kushner. As Barrack recalled it, “Donald called and said: ‘Look, I have no idea what’s going on. Jared has some deal you have an interest in.’ “Kushner flew to California and told Barrack about his plan to salvage the project. He came alone, without lawyers, and Barrack was impressed. Kushner told him that investors should accept a restructuring plan to keep the project afloat – even though some of them would get less than they expected from their investment.[b] [/b][i] [/i][u][/u][strike][/strike]
      [b][/b][i][/i][u][/u][strike][/strike]
      After 75 minutes, Barrack agreed to help, concluding that “it seems like it is in everyone’s interest to restructure this.” He said he called Trump and told him: “You should get down on your knees that your daughter found this kid. He is out of central casting. He was respectful, he was totally up to date on the facts and the numbers and had a very persuasive demeanor.”[b][/b][i][/i][u][/u][strike][/strike]
       

      • 100574

        Member
        March 2, 2018 at 7:16 pm

        saw this on Wapo blog–had to share
        Here’s a theory.We know Kushner tried to get money from some Qataris. They had conditions, Kushner tried to have those met by some Chinese co. and then the whole thing fell apart. Axios covered all this almost a year ago. We also know Kushner tried to get his revenge by cooking up trouble with the UAE and Saudi buddies. All that cost Qatar an arm and a leg.Now, we also know in recent weeks Qatar invited who is who of the Jewish establishment to Qatar. Many went, including the right-wingers like Morton Klein and Dershowitz. Qatar made it look like they were merely trying to play nice and build good relations with  Israel, and of course wanted the Jewish leadership’s mighty foreign policy muscle exercised in DC on Qatar’s behalf.BUT, what if Qatar was inviting them on behalf of CIA and taped all their conversations, and they did it to get their revenge from Kushner by taping the ‘leaders’ engaged in foreign policy or worse?[b][/b][i][/i][u][/u][strike][/strike]

        • kaldridgewv2211

          Member
          March 2, 2018 at 8:19 pm

          The timing is certainly suspicious. If this proves true he should be summarily lined up in front of a firing squad and shot.

          • 100574

            Member
            March 2, 2018 at 8:40 pm

            you would think Charles Kushner would not pursue this heavy handed approach??? given his past
            CNN is doing this Russia thing and they show the Russian that Manfort ?? owes money-he looks at the reporter and says-“Get lost, please” and someone the screams out to him will u sign my Russian flag
            just heard on Wapo that Jared and Ivanka dine at Daddy DC hotel( the one he should have divested from/DC should have pulled the lease) with just  Ivanka’s brother and wife( which means in Washington no one in power wants to dine with U)
            our military guys are still being hurt with this Qatar blockade

            Quote from DICOM_Dan

            The timing is certainly suspicious. If this proves true he should be summarily lined up in front of a firing squad and shot.

          • 100574

            Member
            March 2, 2018 at 8:52 pm

            Recall Bannon worked in the WH and has spoken with Mueller already-in Fire and Fury–he told Hicks-U are in big trouble

            Quote from DICOM_Dan

            The timing is certainly suspicious. If this proves true he should be summarily lined up in front of a firing squad and shot.

          • 100574

            Member
            March 2, 2018 at 11:35 pm

            did daddy Charles given his past in Alabama thing AG Sessions and pardon would let the kushners make the deal of the century while exacting revenge on the FBI for locking him up?????who knows

            Quote from DICOM_Dan

            The timing is certainly suspicious. If this proves true he should be summarily lined up in front of a firing squad and shot.

            • 100574

              Member
              March 9, 2018 at 7:24 pm

              I think we have all seen signs of Trump’s reckless and careless behavior so I would not be surprised about alleged tape shenanigans coming out

  • btomba_77

    Member
    March 17, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Massachusetts AG now reportedly investigating Cambridge Analytica for potential criminal internet./privacy violations.
     
     
    That was all Kushner’s baby on the data side.

    • 100574

      Member
      March 17, 2018 at 6:42 pm

      Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica for misuse of user data, which Cambridge denies[/h1] [ul][*]In a blog post, Facebook says Cambridge Analytica used data passed to it by the maker of a psychology app, against Facebook guidelines.[*]Cambridge Analytica had told Facebook it deleted that data, but Facebook says it recently got reports that the data had not been fully deleted.[*]The Trump campaign paid Cambridge Analytica more than $6 million to help it target voters through ads on Facebook. [/ul]

      [b] [/b][i] [/i][u][/u][strike][/strike]
       

      • btomba_77

        Member
        March 18, 2018 at 8:08 am

        [b]Kushner filed false documents in New York[/b]
         
        When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents and turning a tidy profit, the [link=https://apnews.com/002703e70347481cb993027d04f543cc]AP[/link] reports.
         
        But thats exactly what the company then run by Jared Kushner did, and with remarkable speed. Two years later, it sold all three buildings for $60 million, nearly 50 percent more than it paid.
         

  • btomba_77

    Member
    March 27, 2018 at 11:38 am

    [link=http://fortune.com/2018/03/27/jared-kushner-family-company-loans-ethics/]http://fortune.com/2018/0…-company-loans-ethics/[/link]
     
    Loans to Jared Kushner’s Family Company Are Now Under White House Scrutiny[/h1]  
     
    [blockquote] The Office of Government Ethics has revealed that attorneys at the White House are examining whether loans to the company owned by Jared Kushners family violated federal ethics regulations or criminal law.
     
    Kushner Companies is a real estate company that Jared Kushner ran before Donald Trump, his father-in-law, became president. The company received loans of $184 million from Apollo Global Management and $325 million from [link=http://fortune.com/fortune500/citigroup/]Citigroup[/link] since Kushner has been serving in a senior role at the White House. While Kusnher resigned as CEO of the real estate firm when he joined the administration, he still owns a portion of the business, including stakes in the entities that received the loans.
     
    Shortly before the loans in question were made, Kushner met several times with Joshua Harris, co-founder of Apollo Global Management, and once, in the White House, with Michael Corbat, CEO of Citigroup. [i]The New York Times [/i]reported that Kushners meetings with Harris [link=https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/28/business/jared-kushner-apollo-citigroup-loans.html?mtrref=www.wsj.com]involved discussions of a possible White House role[/link].
     
    [/blockquote]  

    • kaldridgewv2211

      Member
      March 27, 2018 at 11:51 am

      Finally there’s an ethics investigation from the OGE?  Where have they been for the past year.

      • 100574

        Member
        March 27, 2018 at 3:26 pm

        Abbey Lowell–let’s see what he does–watch him like a hawk

  • btomba_77

    Member
    May 3, 2018 at 7:44 am

    [b]Rudy Giuliani: Kushner “disposable” … but don’t go after Ivanka[/b]
     
     
    [link=http://thehill.com/people/donald-trump]President Trump[/link]s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said late Wednesday that men like senior presidential adviser [link=http://thehill.com/people/jared-kushner]Jared Kushner[/link]are disposable, but it would cross the line for the special prosecutor to go after first daughter [link=http://thehill.com/people/ivana-ivanka-trump]Ivanka Trump[/link]. [align=left]
    Jared is a fine man, you know that, Giuliani said on Fox News. Men are disposable. But a fine woman like Ivanka? Come on.[/align]

     
    _____
     
     
    Sounds like he’s floating a trial balloon to Mueller that they’re willing to throw Jared under the bus.

    • kayla.meyer_144

      Member
      May 3, 2018 at 7:51 am

      “Disposable” is the key word here. Says everything about the pawns around Trump, pawns are “disposable.”

    • 100574

      Member
      May 3, 2018 at 9:57 am

      This made me think of Godfather 1 when after the Don was hit-Michael goes home and Sonny and the boys are making up their disposable list–fat Clemenza was like yessa boss

      Quote from dergon

      [b]Rudy Giuliani: Kushner “disposable” … but don’t go after Ivanka[/b]

      [link=http://thehill.com/people/donald-trump]President Trump[/link]s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said late Wednesday that men like senior presidential adviser [link=http://thehill.com/people/jared-kushner]Jared Kushner[/link]are disposable, but it would cross the line for the special prosecutor to go after first daughter [link=http://thehill.com/people/ivana-ivanka-trump]Ivanka Trump[/link].
      [align=left]
      Jared is a fine man, you know that, Giuliani said on Fox News. Men are disposable. But a fine woman like Ivanka? Come on.[/align]

      _____

      Sounds like he’s floating a trial balloon to Mueller that they’re willing to throw Jared under the bus.

  • btomba_77

    Member
    February 28, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    [b][link=https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/us/politics/jared-kushner-security-clearance.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage]New York Times[/link]: Trump Ordered Officials to Give Kushner Clearance[/b]
    [b][/b]
    President Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance last year, overruling concerns flagged by intelligence officials and the White Houses top lawyer.

    Mr. Trumps decision in May so troubled senior administration officials that at least one, the White House chief of staff at the time, John Kelly, wrote a contemporaneous internal memo about how he had been ordered to give Mr. Kushner the top-secret clearance.

    The White House counsel at the time, Donald McGahn, also wrote an internal memo outlining the concerns that had been raised about Mr. Kushner including by the C.I.A. and how Mr. McGahn had recommended that he not be given a top-secret clearance.

    The disclosure of the memos contradicts statements made by the president, who told the [link=https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/us/politics/trump-wall-investigations-interview.html?module=inline]New York Times[/link] in January in an Oval Office interview that he had no role in his son-in-law receiving his clearance.

    • btomba_77

      Member
      April 1, 2019 at 7:15 am

      [link=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-01/trump-s-golan-move-means-his-deal-of-the-century-may-be-dead]Bloomberg[/link]: [b]Kushners Middle East Peace Deal Is Likely Dead

      [/b] Saudi Arabia and Egypt are unlikely to throw their weight behind the proposal being drawn up by Jared Kushner, the presidents son-in-law and adviser, and White House Middle East peace negotiator Jason Greenblatt, according to interviews with key diplomats and analysts in Washington.

      One diplomat described the initiative, which has yet to be made public, hocus pocus and doubted whether Trump who has raised questions about whether he supports a Palestinian state cares about a negotiated settlement.

      • kaldridgewv2211

        Member
        April 1, 2019 at 7:59 am

        I’ve been wondering if (and I’m guessing it does) tie into Kushner meeting the Saudis.  How can you say I don’t know when we’re talking about selling nuclear technology to the Saudis.  This all seems pretty shady.
         
        “U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers on Thursday he did not know whether any of the approvals he authorized for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia were made after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October last year.”
         
        [link=https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-saudi-nuclearpower-perry/us-energy-secretary-unsure-if-saudi-nuclear-approvals-came-after-khashoggi-killing-idUSKCN1R92K4]https://www.reuters.com/a…-killing-idUSKCN1R92K4[/link]

        • btomba_77

          Member
          April 3, 2019 at 5:41 pm

          Kushner’s security clearance was denied due to concerns of foreign influence[/h1]

          [link=https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/437292-kushners-security-clearance-was-denied-due-to-concerns-of-foreign]https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/437292-kushners-security-clearance-was-denied-due-to-concerns-of-foreign

          [/link]

          [link=https://thehill.com/people/donald-trump]President Trump[/link]’s son-in-law and senior adviser [link=https://thehill.com/people/jared-kushner]Jared Kushner[/link] was reportedly denied security clearance last year over concerns of foreign influence and private business interests, [link=https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/jared-kushner-identified-as-senior-white-house-official-whose-security-clearance-was-denied-by-career-officials/2019/04/03/fefa8dbe-5623-11e9-814f-e2f46684196e_story.html?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.4e0e40eccc41]The Washington Post[/link] reported Wednesday.

          The Post, citing people familiar with the situation, identified Kushner as the Senior White House Official 1 identified in House Oversight Committee documents released this week.

          According to the documents, the individual was denied security clearance initially by career officials before being overruled by Carl Kline, who oversees the White Houses personnel security office.

          House Oversight Committee Chairman [link=https://thehill.com/people/elijah-cummings-0]Elijah Cummings[/link] (D-Md.) on Monday released a memo detailing allegations from whistleblower Tricia Newbold, a whistleblower who has worked as a career official in the Executive Office of the President for 18 years.

          [/QUOTE]
           

          • btomba_77

            Member
            June 3, 2019 at 2:53 am

            [link=https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1135344429303250951?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1135344429303250951%7Ctwgr%5E393039363b74776565745f6d65646961&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flyertalk.com%2Fforum%2Fomni-pr%2F1829310-jared-kushner-criminal-just-scumbag-20.html]https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1135344429303250951?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1135344429303250951%7Ctwgr%5E393039363b74776565745f6d65646961&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flyertalk.com%2Fforum%2Fomni-pr%2F1829310-jared-kushner-criminal-just-scumbag-20.html[/link]
             
            This is painful to watch. Jared in an interview says Trump isn’t racist … then repeatedly refuses tom comment on Birtherism or the Muslim Ban…
             
            awkward

            • kaldridgewv2211

              Member
              June 3, 2019 at 5:26 am

              Sounds like Pompeo took a dump on his peace plan also. There’s supposed to be a recording of Pompeo playing down the plan to other people in a staff meeting or something at the WH.

              • kaldridgewv2211

                Member
                June 3, 2019 at 4:17 pm

                Watched that Axios interview. Sheesh he’s a real fonzanoon.

                • Unknown Member

                  Deleted User
                  June 3, 2019 at 6:11 pm

                  What makes this plan more painful is when you
                  consider all the successful peace plans prior to tjis.

                  • kaldridgewv2211

                    Member
                    June 4, 2019 at 5:04 am

                    It’s not a peace plan.  It’s a kowtow to Bibi plan.  I would suggest this plan will cause anything but peace.

  • btomba_77

    Member
    June 10, 2019 at 5:48 am

    [h1][b]Kushner Firm Got $90M From Unknown Foreign Investors[/b][/h1]
    A real estate company part-owned by Jared Kushner has received $90m in foreign funding from an opaque offshore vehicle since he entered the White House as a senior adviser to his father-in-law Donald Trump, the [link=https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jun/10/jared-kushner-real-estate-cadre-goldman-sachs]Guardian[/link] reports.

    Investment has flowed from overseas to the company, Cadre, while Kushner works as an international envoy for the US The money came through a vehicle run by Goldman Sachs in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven that guarantees corporate secrecy.
     

  • btomba_77

    Member
    July 1, 2020 at 7:41 pm

    [link=https://twitter.com/search?q=%23HeWentToJared&src=trend_click]https://twitter.com/search?q=%23HeWentToJared&src=trend_click[/link]
     
    #HeWentToJared is trending

    • clickpenguin_460

      Member
      July 2, 2020 at 4:17 am

      Don’t worry.  I’ve been assured by CNN, MSNBC, Biden, Pelosi, et. al that that kind of behavior is okay.

  • btomba_77

    Member
    October 24, 2020 at 4:28 am

    Snowflakes …
     
    Mark Kasowitz sends THe Lincoln Project a cease and desist letter on behalf of Javanka over Time Square Billboard ad
     
    [link=https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/522562-ivanka-trump-jared-kushers-lawyer-threatens-to-sue-lincoln-project]https://thehill.com/homen…to-sue-lincoln-project[/link]
     
    [link=https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1319801126363951104]https://twitter.com/Proje…us/1319801126363951104[/link]
     
    The attorneys in a letter to The Lincoln Project complained about one billboard showing Trump, a senior adviser to her father, smiling and gesturing next to figures showing over 33,000 New Yorkers and 221,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus. The lawyers also cited a billboard featuring Kushner, another senior White House adviser, next to body bags and an unrelated 2019 quote from before the pandemic in which he said New Yorkers would suffer. 
     
    I am writing concerning the false, malicious and defamatory ads that the Lincoln Project is displaying on billboards in Times Square, wrote attorney Mark Kasowitz. If these billboards are not immediately removed, we will sue you for what will doubtless be enormous compensatory and punitive damages. 
     
     
    The Lincoln Project Response:
     
    The level of indignant outrage Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump have shown towards The Lincoln Project for exposing their indifference for the more than 223,000 people who have lost their lives due to their reckless mismanagement of COVID-19 is comical. While we truly enjoy living rent free in their heads, their empty threats will not be taken any more seriously than we take Ivanka and Jared.”
    It is unsurprising that an administration that has never had any regard or understanding of our Constitution would try to trample on our first amendment rights, but we fully intend on making this civics lesson as painful as possible.
     

    • ruszja

      Member
      October 24, 2020 at 7:05 am

      Any lawyer who writes :

      ‘we will sue you for what will doubtless be enormous compensatory and punitive damages.’

      …will have difficulty being taken seriously. That’s the kind of stuff some psychotic hobo writes in his pro-se suit against the transit authority.

      • btomba_77

        Member
        October 24, 2020 at 7:07 am

        Any lawyer who writes :

        ‘we will sue you for what will doubtless be enormous compensatory and punitive damages.’

        …will have difficulty being taken seriously. That’s the kind of stuff some psychotic hobo writes in his pro-se suit against the transit authority.

         
        Reminds of the classic story here in Cleveland. 
         
        [img]https://www.snopes.com/tachyon/images/photos/sports/graphics/brownslet2.jpg[/img]

        • btomba_77

          Member
          February 1, 2021 at 4:36 am

          [h3][link=https://www.timesofisrael.com/dershowitz-nominates-kushner-berkowitz-for-nobel-for-israel-normalization-deals/]Dershowitz nominates Kushner, Berkowitz for Nobel Peace Prize for Israel normalization deals[/link][/h3]  

          • kaldridgewv2211

            Member
            February 1, 2021 at 11:29 am

            as read on twitter.  It’s kind of like if Hannibal Lecter could nominate Jeffrey Dahmer for a Michelin Star.

  • btomba_77

    Member
    June 12, 2021 at 8:52 am

    Jared Kushners Deal Almost Led to Coup in Jordan[/h1]  
    Jordanian investigators say alleged coup plotters arrested in April including King Abdullah IIs half-brother were hoping to destabilize their own country so they could promote Jared Kushners grand Middle East peace deal, the [link=https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/11/jordan-saudi-trump-netanyahu-deal/]Washington Post[/link] reports.
     
     
    King Abdullah opposed Kushners deal.
     
    Jared Kushner, Trumps son-in-law and chief adviser on the negotiations, embraced Netanyahu and MBS but grew increasingly antagonistic toward the Jordanian king. It became a belief of Trump that the king was a hindrance to the peace process, says one former senior CIA official. While Trump, Netanyahu and MBS dont appear to have been working to overthrow the king, their actions clearly weakened him and encouraged his enemies.
     

    Trumps campaign for normalization of Arab relations with Israel was laudable. It yielded the so-called Abraham Accords that forged new links between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. But the prize Trump and Kushner wanted most was Saudi Arabia and to clear the way, they tried to muscle Jordan, for decades one of the United States closest Arab allies.
     

    Now the winds have shifted: Trump has left office, and Netanyahu appears to be on his way out. Jordan is back in favor, and Abdullahs advisers say he will visit the White House this summer, the first Arab leader to meet personally with President Biden. MBS is in limbo with the Biden administration and still awaiting a presidential phone call or invitation.

     

     

  • btomba_77

    Member
    July 29, 2021 at 2:01 am

    [link=https://www.reuters.com/world/us/jared-kushner-leave-politics-launch-investment-firm-sources-2021-07-28/?taid=61018abab78255000155e04f&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter]https://www.reuters.com/w…amp;utm_source=twitter[/link]

    [h1][b]Jared Kushner to leave politics, launch investment firm – sources[/b][/h1] [b]
    [/b]
     
    Kushner, the former chief executive of Kushner Companies, who served as the Republican president’s senior adviser in the White House, is in the final stages of launching an investment firm called Affinity Partners that will be headquartered in Miami.
    Kushner, who is married to Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, is also looking to open an office in Israel to pursue regional investments to connect Israels economy and India, North Africa and the Gulf, said two people briefed on the plan, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
     

    • kaldridgewv2211

      Member
      July 29, 2021 at 8:24 am

      He’s made so many successful purchases.  I’m sure people will line up to give him money

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