New disclosure shows Jared and Ivanka growing wealth as presidential advisers

New disclosure shows Jared and Ivanka growing wealth as presidential advisers

While Kushner has resigned from 260 corporate positions and no longer has any role in running his family's real estate company, he has repeatedly been subject to public scrutiny over the perception that he has not done enough to draw lines between his private business interests and his sprawling portfolio of West Wing responsibilities.

Kushner's income, for instance, included more than US$6 million from Quail Ridge, a Plainsboro, New Jersey, apartment complex the Kushner company, now run by his relatives, acquired past year.

Trump reportedly made almost $6 million from Trump businesses like the Trump International Hotel in D.C. and in severance from the Trump Organization.

The financial disclosures released by the White House and filed with the US Office of Government Ethics routinely show both assets and debts compiled in broad ranges between low and high estimates, making it hard to precisely chart the rise and fall of the financial portfolios of federal government officials.

Disclosures issued by the White House for Kushner and his wife, Trump's daughter Ivanka, showed that Kushner held assets totaling at least $181 million.

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The Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington. The president's son-in-law closed out a line of credit from Valley National Bank that had between $5 million and $25 million in debt previous year.

Ivanka Trump also reported over $2 million from severance from the Trump Corp.in 2017.

Penguin Random House also gave Ivanka an advance payment of $289,000 for her book, which she donated to charity. "As to the current filing which OGE also reviews, their net worth remains largely the same, with changes reflecting more the way the form requires disclosure than any substantial difference in assets or liabilities". And he reported a new loan from Bank of America for between $5 million and $25 million that is payable by 2022 related to the Quail Ridge property.

Kushner reported at least $US27 million and as much as $US135 million in outstanding liabilities.

Peter Mirijanian, a spokesperson for the couple's attorney Abbe Lowell, told the Washington Post that Kushner and Trump's net worth has not substantially changed during their time at the White House and confirmed that they have both complied with all the ethical rules.

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