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Wed Feb 20, 2019, 10:54 AM

Jared Kushner may have benefited from Trump White House scheme to sell nuke plants to Saudis...


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Jared Kushner may have benefited from Trump White House scheme to sell nuke plants to Saudis: House Dem report
Brad Reed
19 Feb 2019 at 11:30 ET


A new report issued by House Democrats this week claims that key Trump administration appointees overrode the objections of top national security officials and attorneys to promote the sale of nuclear power plants to Saudi Arabia — and these sales could have directly benefited Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Per the Washington Post, the report, which was issued on Tuesday by House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), claims that top national security officials including former national security adviser H.R. McMaster warned the administration against plans to sell nuclear power plants to the Saudis.

These national officials called for a halt to such sales in 2017 and cited “potential conflicts of interest, national security risks and legal hurdles.”

Despite this, however, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and other Trump appointees continued to push the sales of nuclear power to the Saudis.

Of particular interest in the report is the revelation that the Saudi nuke sales could have benefited Kushner, whose family in 2017 was desperate to secure investment capital at a troubled property in Manhattan.

“The Cummings report notes that one of the power plant manufacturers that could benefit from a nuclear deal, Westinghouse Electric, is a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management, the company that provided financial relief to the family of Jared Kushner,” the Post writes. “Brookfield Asset Management took a 99-year lease on the family’s deeply indebted New York City property at 666 Fifth Avenue.”

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Reply Jared Kushner may have benefited from Trump White House scheme to sell nuke plants to Saudis... (Original post)
babylonsister Feb 2019 OP
writes3000 Feb 2019 #1
lark Feb 2019 #2
Polly Hennessey Feb 2019 #3
2naSalit Feb 2019 #4
Zoonart Feb 2019 #5
2naSalit Feb 2019 #6
Zoonart Feb 2019 #7
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 10:55 AM

1. If true, this is absolutely outrageous.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 10:59 AM

2. I'd bet it's much more than that.

drumpf is a partner in a firm building nuclear power plants in Asia. He pushed South Korea to nuclearize using his company when he first was in office. Bet this is part of the same thing, only with a cherry on top for Kushner.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 11:01 AM

3. May have?

Please, Mr. Brad Reed, the word is “did”. Proof: he exists.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 11:01 AM

4. ...

May have? It would be such a fantastical coincidence if he had not.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 11:17 AM

5. Their criminal tentacles are everywhere.

“Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action” Ian Fleming

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Response to Zoonart (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 11:26 AM

6. They most certainly are

One good thing is that they are sloppy criminals and leave a yuge trail.

"You know, coincidence sure does take an awful lot of planning." Malcolm Nance

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #6)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 11:32 AM

7. LOL Love Malcom Nance.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 11:51 AM

8. He, Rick Perry, Tom Barrack and Michael Flynn, are all targets of the house probe.

These commercial entities could "reap billions of dollars through contracts associated with constructing and operating nuclear facilities in Saudi Arabia".

Mr Trump is reportedly "directly engaged in the effort".
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The report includes a timeline of events and names other administration officials who have been involved with the matter, including Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Mr Kushner, Mr Trump's inaugural committee chairman Tom Barrack and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. - BBC

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2019, 12:32 PM

9. K&R

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