Jared Kushner’s family business dealings under congressional scrutiny
Jared Kushner, son-in-law and former senior adviser to then-President Donald Trump, at the White House in 2020.. - Anna Moneymaker/New York Daily News/TNS

Two congressional committees headed by Democrats reportedly ask in new letters whether Jared Kushner was led “to improperly influence U.S. tax, trade and national security policies” to bail out his family’s real estate business. The new inquiry centers on the Canadian company Brookfield Asset Management’s $1.2 billion lease of a New York City office building, for which the Kushner family took out a loan that it was in danger of defaulting, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. The 99-year leasing deal went through in 2018. In letters sent Monday to the Departments of Defense and State, lawma...