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On Saturday, Henry published a story on Jared Kushner’s brother, Joshua Kushner, purchasing part of the Memphis Grizzlies. The transaction had been secret. Once public, the NBA and the Grizzlies hammered home the point that it was Joshua alone who bought in, not his more famous brother Jared or father Charles, who has a criminal history. A snippet:
There is a lot of upside to being born a Kushner. A downside: it can be an uphill slog to earn a reputation as self-made. For instance, Jared has recently been on the board of Thrive Capital, and The New York Times reports that in May 2018, Jared disclosed $8.2 million in income from Thrive funds while working in the White House. That same article notes that when Jared was in Saudi Arabia on behalf of the White House, Joshua had preceded him by a few days and met with many of the same people. A spokesman declined to say whether Saudis invested in any Thrive funds.
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