Told You So!


Following the Barrack trial, Jared Kushner's legal woes are just beginning

At the risk of sounding smug, what I told you would happen has come true. Testimony given at the trial of a Trump friend, the real estate financier Tom Barrack, has led to a far more potentially serious Congressional investigation—or re-investigation, to be precise—as to whether Jared Kushner’s foreign policy machinations in the Middle East were primarily driven by the financial dire straits his family business was in while he was in the White House. If there were hard evidence of that, it would be an extremely serious criminal offense. (There has been none found so far.)

The Washington Post reported last week that Sen. Ron Wyden (chair of the Senate Finance Committee) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform) have widened an investigation started in 2020 into Kushner’s possible conflicts, to see whether “Kushner’s financial conflict of interest may have led him to improperly influence U.S. tax, trade and national security policies for his own financial gain.”

Read the rest at “Vicky Ward Investigates.”