Good government demands WH advisers avoid even the appearance of impropriety and self-enrichment 🐷
"There have long been questions about the conflicts of interests surrounding Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in their tenures in the Trump administration. The latest: an investigation outlining how the pair stands to benefit from a tax break they pushed to get passed.
"The Associated Press on Wednesday outlined how Kushner and Trump could make money off the so-called “Opportunity Zone” program that was passed as part of the Republican tax bill in 2017. The program is meant to encourage investment in low-income urban and rural communities by giving preferential tax treatment to those who build and invest there.
"Kushner and Trump both have significant interests in real estate — and pushed to get the Opportunity Zone program passed.
"On Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order directing more resources to the program.”
Ivanka Trump reportedly advocated for a tax break she and Jared Kushner could profit from
VOX, December 12, 2018