REP LIEU STATEMENT ON LACK OF RESPONSE FROM JARED KUSHNER ON QUESTIONS ABOUT NEW YORK PROPERTY
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner failed to respond to a letter from Rep. Lieu and 12 Members of Congress about whether he has leveraged his position to acquire financial support for 666 Fifth Avenue. The letter requested Mr. Kusher to respond by December 12. It has been reported that Kushner Cos., which partially owns the property, is seeking massive cash bailouts for the property from foreign entities, creating a potential conflict of interest for Mr. Kushner.
“I led my colleagues in asking two simple questions: did Mr. Kushner have any discussions with foreign nationals about 666 Fifth Avenue? And, if so, did Mr. Kushner discuss anything related to helping finance, purchase, or assist with the debt on 666 Fifth Avenue? These are straightforward questions but we still haven’t received an answer. What is Mr. Kushner hiding?”