Chinese government invites Jared and Ivanka for visit
Andrew Harnik / AP
The Chinese Communist Party has invited Jared and Ivanka to visit China. The development was first reported by Bloomberg, and Axios has confirmed with a source familiar with the arrangements.
The source told Axios that "nothing has been set yet," including the timing, the itinerary or the reasoning behind the invitation. Jared and Ivanka — both senior presidential advisors — haven't yet accepted the invitation.
Context: the visit would build on relationship between President Trump and Xi, initially forged over a weekend at Mar-a-Lago. Jared, who has a close working relationship with the Chinese ambassador to the U.S., played a key role in setting up the Mar-a-Lago visit.