November 01, 2017

Kushner will take a diminished role on Trump's China trip

Featuring Harry Krejsa

Source: Politico

Journalists Andrew Restuccia, Annie Karni

Back in December 2016, the Chinese foreign minister traveled to Manhattan to meet privately with Jared Kushner for emergency discussions after President-elect Donald Trump’s unorthodox phone call with the president of Taiwan.

Those secret transition meetings — which also included former chief strategist Steve Bannon, former national security adviser Michael Flynn and trade adviser Peter Navarro — unfolded inside the Kushner family flagship property at 666 Fifth Ave., rather than at the transition headquarters inside Trump Tower, according to a person familiar with the planning.

Read the full article in Politico.

  • Harry Krejsa

    Fellow, Center for a New American Security

    Harry Krejsa is a fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His research areas include the intersection of foreign policy and middle class economics, Chinese ge...