The Wall Street Journal: Ivanka Trump’s Landlord Is a Chilean Billionaire Suing the U.S. Government


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are renting a Washington, D.C., home from a Chilean billionaire who bought it after the November election and whose company is embroiled in a dispute with the U.S. government over a mine potentially worth billions of dollars. A White House spokeswoman said that the family was paying “fair market value,” that the mining issue has never come up, and that the couple hasn't met or spoken to the home’s owner. Trevor Potter, a Republican lawyer who formerly chaired the Federal Election Commission, said: “To me, the favor is having a house made available to them on short notice.”

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