Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700mn in worth

Jared Kushner and Stephen Bannon in September 2016 in Canton, Ohio.

Trump's campaign chief turned adviser Kellyanne Conway earned more than $800,000, mostly for consulting services.

Last night, the White House released the financial disclosure forms of its staff.

As far as the Trump administration is concerned, Americans should be grateful that so many wealthy people are willing to give up their precious time to work for the government.

Kushner's grandfather anchored the family real estate business in northern New Jersey. The White House later began emailing them to requesting publications.

Mr Kushner's disclosure shows he took on tens of millions of dollars of bank debt in 2015 and 2016, including liabilities with several worldwide banks whose interests could come before the Trump administration.

The publicly released files show Jared Kushner, and his wife Ivanka Trump, are holding on to scores of real estate investments as they serve in White House roles - assets which are part of a portfolio worth at least $240m. And although she's not almost as rich as some of her colleagues, she's certainly no pauper considering she's a one-third beneficiary of a trust worth as much as $5 million. He has also resigned from more than 260 posts at various organizations and corporations.

A report released by The Hill confirmed that despite stepping down from his senior positions at over 200 entities tied to his family business in the world of real estate, he will remain a beneficiary from nearly all the entities.

Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, reportedly has assets which combined with her husband's exceed $700 million.

Kellyanne Conway made almost $850,000 in the past year and has assets worth as much as $39 million.

Bannon, the White House chief strategist, received more than $1 million in income from the Breitbart website and an array of other conservative media projects he was involved with before joining the president's campaign. Bannon also disclosed that he earned slightly less than $200,000 previous year as executive director of Breitbart News Network LLC, before he resigned to join Trump's campaign last August. Much of that money came from companies backed by Republican mega-donors Robert and Rebekah Mercer.

Bannon's largest single source of income listed is just over $493,000 from Bannon Strategic Advisors, Inc.

One of the richest officials is Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, who is alone worth at least $252 million (the key economic adviser's wealth could top $600 million, as government forms allow officials to report ranges of wealth rather than specific figures). Between January 2016 and March 2017 she made between $1 million and $5 million in rent or royalties from the hotel, the documents showed.

"Donald Trump can evade legal responsibility even if the conflicts of interest remain", Noah Bookbinder, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, told New York Times. Other assets, income and retirement accounts are reported for the preceding calendar year.

He made more than $1 million - there are no details of how much more - from dividends from the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.

Her lawyer has said she will file her own forms within 30 days.

They did not directly mention a paid speech he gave in Moscow, as well as other payments from companies linked to Russian Federation.

Since being elected president, Donald Trump's vast business empire has been scrutinized by ethics experts who say it poses major conflicts of interest.



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