Jared Kushner's father-in-law, Donald Trump, seems to have faith in him. The millionaire has been named senior adviser to the president-elect. Who is this 36-year-old confidante of the soon to be most powerful man of the United States?
The US president's son-in-law is one of several White House staff to lose access to top secret intelligence briefings. Kushner has seen his adviser role weakened since Donald Trump made John Kelly his chief of staff.
In December, Trump reversed decades of US policy to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu termed the decision "historic" during his meeting with US president on Monday.
President Donald Trump has called the new set of sanctions the "largest ever" targeting North Korea. The move comes as Trump's daughter Ivanka is in South Korea for the end of the Winter Olympics.
Jared Kushner will face questions in probes over possible collusion between the now-president's election campaign and Russia. Ahead of the hearings, he admitted contacts with Russian officials, but denied any wrongdoing.
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