Former White Home senior adviser Jared Kushner wracked up a whopping $24,000 resort invoice as a farewell present to taxpayers a month earlier than he left workplace, in response to the newest expense filings, first reported by the Each day Beast.
The room-and-board costs lined a late December journey to Israel, the place Donald Trump’s son-in-law led an Israeli delegation to Morocco. Kushner first visited the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, the place it had been moved by the fervently pro-Israeli Trump administration in an motion that triggered controversy.
Kushner additionally attended a ceremony in his honor that devoted the Embassy courtyard to him.
Per week later, the Kushner household actual property enterprise filed regulatory papers revealing it deliberate to boost about $100 million by promoting bonds on the Tel Aviv Inventory Trade, The Wall Road Journal reported.
“Jared Kushner was there to cement his fifth peace deal for Israel in 4 months. How a lot did John Kerry’s journeys value the place he completed nothing?” Trump senior adviser Jason Miller replied when the Beast requested for remark.
Kushner, who’s married to Ivanka Trump, patted himself on the again for his work within the Mideast in a Wall Road Journal opinion piece Sunday. He urged President Joe Biden “to construct” on the progress he had made within the area.
Kushner was the important thing negotiator within the Abraham Accords, a peace treaty between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, which was signed in September on the White Home. Morocco and Sudan later becoming a member of the settlement. The Palestinians weren’t consulted.
The agreements are with nations which have performed a minor, if any, position within the Arab-Israeli battle, they usually got here at a hefty value, together with the sale of U.S. F-35 Stealth fighter jets to the UAE.
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