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Jared Kushner Had One Job: Solve America’s Supply Crisis. He Helped Private Companies Instead.

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.On March 29, President Trump held a press briefing to tout “Project Airbridge,” the administration’s new effort to organize and pay for airlifts of personal protective equipment and other medical supplies from abroad. The first of Project Airbridge’s “big, great planes” coming…

Newly Released Transcript Shows Jared Kushner Misled Congress About a Contact Involving Russia

Jared Kushner after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on July 25, 2017.Ron Sachs/CNP via ZUMA Wire For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.While President Trump uses Attorney General William Barr to try to erase the story of his 2016 campaign’s contacts with Russia, information showing that Trump…

This Washington Post Story Shows Just How Little Trump Cared About Public Health in COVID-19 Response

Alex Brandon/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.In a chronicle of “desperation and dysfunction,” the Washington Post  ran a story describing the tensions and events inside the White House between March 29 and last week, as Trump remained “fixated on the economy” while others in the administration…

A Health IT Firm Pitched Itself Directly to Kushner, Pence, and Azar. They Had Help From a Trump-Linked Lobbyist.

President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner as he speaks at a coronavirus briefing on April 2, 2020.Kevin Dietsch/CNP via ZUMA Wire) For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.A Baltimore company last month managed to pitch surveillance technology for monitoring coronavirus cases around the country directly to Vice President Mike…