On Saturday, the Justice Department said that this story checks out.
'In choosing his personal staff, the President enjoys an unusual degree of freedom, which Congress found suitable to the demands of his office, ' the document claims.
Jared Kushner, son-in-law to Donald Trump and husband of Ivanka Trump, will speak to Justin Trudeau and his ministers, according to an unnamed source.
In a 14-page opinion signed Friday, a longtime career lawyer in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel said that the president's special hiring authority exempted White House positions from a 1967 law barring the president from employing relatives at a federal agency.
Kushner's role came under scrutiny for potential conflicts of interests, and the Justice Department was requested to issue a definitive ruling on the matter. But this is not enough to satisfy the critics who say that Kushner may still give advice related to his own financial interests or offer access to the White House to business associates. Kushner has resigned as CEO of his family's real estate company and as publisher of the iconic New York Observer.
The law specifically identifies the president as one of the "public officials" the law applies to and a "son-in-law" as a prohibited relative.
"Kushner will work closely with chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Stephen Bannon to execute president-elect Trump's agenda", Trump's team said in announcing the position.
The opinion, published on the department's website on Saturday, was dated January 20, an indication it was researched and written prior to Trump's inauguration. He also, in 2015, was presented with an award for excellence in government service from the DC Bar.
Make in India dreams of Apple run into tax hurdle
Another official said, " Apple is coming here because it sees a lucrative market, this is not a favour being done to India ". It is expected that very soon, Apple might install its manufacturing unit in the silicon city, Bengaluru.
Venus Williams advances to Aussie Open quarters
But the American sent down 10 aces with only one double fault, while Vesnina lost her way with 39 unforced errors to Brady's 19. Strycova began her Australian Open campaign against Russian qualifier Elizaveta Kulichkova , dispatching her 6-3, 6-2.
Nayanthara Comes Out In Support Of Jallikattu
A bag of coins was attached to the hump of the bull, which was for the bull tamer to win if he was successful in his mission. Modi has reportedly said that since the matter is before the Supreme Court, it is sub-judice and nothing can be done.
France's Safran launches US$9b offer for Zodiac Aerospace
The pending merger will now be subject to approval from regulatory agencies, and is expected to be finalized by early 2018. The companies said a subsequent merger between Safran and Zodiac would boost earnings per share from year one.
OR jobless rate drops to record low set in 1995
Kentucky's trade, transportation and utilities sector grew by 2,100 jobs from November to December, according to the survey. The county's annual average rate topped out at 16.7 percent in 2010, during the depths of the recession in the Valley.
Islanders fire head coach Jack Capuano
Capuano called it an "honor to have served this historic franchise and its passionate fans". "We have good players". In 441 games as head coach of the Islanders, the 50-year-old went a very respectable 210-175-56.
Music world bids farewell to President Obama
Barack Obama and family will go on a vacation to Palm Springs, California, after his term ends as the President. Obama changed his personal Twitter profile to read: Dad, husband, President, citizen.