Shortly afterward, Corallo received a call from a reporter who told him that one of Kushner's minions had been dispatched to trash Corallo's reputation.
The White House senior advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the president's daughter and son-in-law, sought to assert some authority over flights funded by the State Department, according to a new book previewed by The New York Times.
Like many other White House tell-alls that have been published during Trump's first term, it is said to paint an unflattering picture of the Trump administration as chaotic, with discord among its senior staff.
"You've got to be insane", Cohn was quoted as telling Kushner in front of others; the meeting with Angbang executives reportedly took place around the time he hosted Chinese government officials in the Fifth Avenue skyscraper.
She was Donald Trump's golden child, the daughter he adored so much, he once explained, that if he weren't her father "perhaps [he'd] be dating her".
President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for an executive order on a "National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide", in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 5, 2019.
Woods says he feels good on arrival at Players Championship
Day, who able to play 18 holes on Monday, said he had also spoken to Tiger Woods about having injections for back problems. Woods will have a quick turnaround before returning to the Stadium Course, as he'll start the second round at 8:32 a.m.
The then-secretary of state "told Kushner that his interference had endangered the US", Ward reported in her book, a copy of which was obtained by The Guardian.
Kushner now serves as a member of the White House team in charge of the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan that is expected to be rolled out shortly after Israel's national elections on April 9.
In a statement to the Times, Peter Mirijanian, a spokesman for Abbe Lowell, Kushner's lawyer, denied the book's claims, which paint the couple as the President's "chief enablers", according to the paper.
There's context to Trump's quip: In a July 2018 story, the Times reported that when Trump would get frustrated with Kushner, he would joke that he "could have had Tom Brady" as his son-in-law instead of Kushner.
Those emails, which have since been made public, make clear that Trump Jr. attended the meeting after being promised dirt on then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and, when told what to expect, replied, "If it's what you say I love it".
Those familiar with the issue told the The New York Times that both Ivanka Trump and Kushner managed to outlast those intentions and that the president's determination for them to leave the White House has "come and gone in waves". "It seems she has written a book of fiction rather than any serious attempt to get the facts".