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More Questions Raised About Jared Kushner And The Trump Administration

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law, leads the inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law, leads the inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of and a senior adviser to President Trump, is attracting attention for the lack of transparency of his past business dealings.

The Washington Post reported that, before the presidential election, Kushner received a $285 million loan from Deutsche Bank, a lender that subsequently had to pay a huge fine to New York state regulators for its role in aiding Russian money laundering.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins speaks with NPR senior business editor Marilyn Geewax (@geewaxnpr), who leads a team of reporters tracking the Trump and Kushner family business interests.

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