The Kushners have business ties to China that could make their trip there controversial
Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law whose familial ties have made him a major power broker in Washington, has been invited to Beijing by the Chinese government. The visit would occur later this year and may be in anticipation of a trip by the president himself, . The exact details of the trip remain sketchy and it has not yet been officially announced. The most recent confirmed China-related news for Jared Kushner and his wife, presidential daughter Ivanka, is that they hosted a dinner at the Trump International Hotel for America’s new ambassador to China, former Iowa governor Terry Brandstad. There are a number of conflicts of interest that will present themselves if the Kushners are suddenly given a major amount of clout in bilateral relations between the United States and China. The Chinese government has, the Kushner family real estate empire has by using the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program and the Kushner family was also reported to have to receive an investment from Anbang Insurance Group, which has connections to the Chinese government.