- Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner According to the financial report forms, he received external income of at least $ 36 million in 2019.
- The couple continues to receive substantial income from a number of businesses, investments, and other assets.
- Both Trump and Kushner are senior White House advisers, and their external revenue has led to conflicts of interest.
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Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner earned at least $ 36 million outside of their role in the White House in 2019, according to their financial disclosure forms published on Friday.
Income, first reported by the Washington Post, comes from the couple's businesses, real estate, and other assets.
According to the Post, the amount is approximately $ 7 million above their 2018 income, and the actual amount may be up to $ 157 million because the Office of Government Ethics does not require officials to provide accurate, but approximate Submit income numbers.
Ivanka Trump is the oldest daughter of President Donald Trump. Both she and her husband act as senior advisors in their father's administration, although neither receives wages.
Since taking office in 2017, the business interests of President Trump and members of his family who work in administration have led to conflicts of interest.
Ivanka Trump closed her fashion store in 2018, a year after taking on a role in the White House. The company had been subjected to a boycott campaign when she initially refused to close it despite working in a government role. She continues to be involved in the business of her father, the Trump Organization, and has a wide range of other assets.
According to the disclosure forms submitted to the Office of Government Ethics, she received $ 4 million in revenue from the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC.
Her husband left the day-to-day management of his family property company Kushner Companies when he took up a position in the White House but still has co-ownership of the company.
Kushner decided earlier this year not to sell shares in a real estate tech start-up, Cadre, which he co-founded, despite being asked to do so by government ethics lawyers. Government ethics nonprofit CREW reported in July.
The company has received investments of $ 90 million from foreign sources. after The Guardian.
The president has given up his role in the day-to-day running of the Trump organization, but continues to receive revenue from the business. Critics say this violates the U.S. Constitution's Emoluments clause, which prohibits the President from receiving gifts from foreign powers.
The President is involved in a lawsuit with the Attorney General of Maryland and the District of Columbia who accused the President of violating the clause by soliciting business from foreign officials at his Washington DC hotel.