White House attorneys are looking into millions of dollars given to companies belonging to Senior Advisor to the US president, Jared Kushner, by two other companies.
Apollo Global Management and Citigroup reportedly paid Kushner Cos. millions of dollars in loans, an issue initially raised by Illinois Democratic Representative: Raja Krishnamoorthi, after reports emerged that the son-in-law of US President Donald Trump had met with executives from the company.
The loans reportedly total more than $500 million.
David Apol, the acting director of the Office of Government Ethics, said in a letter obtained by The Wall Street Journal that he spoke with the White House Counsel’s Office about Krishnamoorthi’s concerns.
“I have discussed this matter with the White House Counsel’s Office in order to ensure that they have begun the process of ascertaining the facts necessary to determine whether any law or regulation has been violated and…