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Former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials at the Senate has already begun, and there is a good chance for acquittal by the Senate. However, former White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have advised Trump not to do anything yet despite getting a likely acquittal.
Ms. Trump and Mr. Kushner have reportedly warned Trump against doing anything rash despite receiving a good amount of votes enough to get acquitted. The former president is on trial before the Senate for incitement of insurrection after the Capitol riots on January 6. The pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, reportedly targeting House and Senate leadership as well as then-vice president Mike Pence. The attempt was also to stop Congress from formally counting electoral votes that further declare Joe Biden the winner. Biden was sworn in as president last January 20. Hours prior to the riots, Trump held a rally encouraging his supporters to storm the Capitol, further provoked by a few members of Congress and Rudy Giuliani.
The former president’s acquittal seems likely due to previously receiving 45 votes from GOP Senators opposing going through the impeachment trial. Trump was impeached by the House on his last seven days in office. The former president’s legal team is expected to argue the constitutionality of the trial as Trump has now left office. The majority in the Senate have currently voted to proceed with the trial.
Previously, an analysis of financial disclosure forms from Ivanka and Jared revealed that the couple made a collective amount of $640 million while they served in the White House. Their income comes from their stakes in outside businesses as they serve as unpaid advisers in the White House. This analysis was provided by government watchdog Citizens for Responsible Ethics in Washington or CREW.
Most of Ivanka’s income came from her stake at her father’s hotel in Washington. The group also noted that Ms. Trump’s attainment of trademarks from other countries may have been her biggest achievement during her time in the administration. Kushner’s stake at real estate platform Cadre increased from $5 million to $25 million at the start of the administration to between $25 million to $50 million at the end.