Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Jared Kushner returns to spotlight in Israel.

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman listens as senior White House adviser Jared Kushner delivers a speech during the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018. (Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, made a rare public appearance on Monday when he spoke at the controversial opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. 

According to a White House source, Kushner was a driving force behind moving the embassy from Tel Aviv, following the administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. And his high-profile role at the ceremony seemed to send a clear signal that Kushner remains the face of Mideast policy in spite of a recent downgrade to his status at the White House.

By Hunter Walker.
Full story at Yahoo News.

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