Jared Kushner, son-in-law of the president of the United States and a senior adviser to him, has a problem. It sits on Fifth Avenue smack in the middle of Manhattan, and on it hangs the fortunes of Kushner family business — and some questions about how Kushner is getting the money to pay the mortgage. David Kocieniewski has a big piece in Bloomberg today with Caleb Melby about the building and the Kushner Cos.’ efforts to finance it. Kai Ryssdal spoke with Kocieniewski about his reporting.
Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.