Kushner’s brother donates $50,000 to march against gun violence: report

White House adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerMueller investigating Russian payments made by Trump Tower meeting organizers: report The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh confirmation in sudden turmoil Manafort’s plea deal — the clear winners and losers MORE's brother has reportedly donated $50,000 to the "March for Our Lives."

Axios reported that Josh Kushner — who founded venture capital firm Thrive Capital and health insurance company Oscar — made the donation to the march, which is scheduled for later this month in Washington, D.C., to rally against gun violence.

In 2016, a spokesman described Josh Kushner as a "lifelong Democrat" and said he wouldn't be voting for Trump in the 2016 election. 

The march was planned last month after a gunman opened fire at a high school in Florida, killing 17 people.


Students at the high school have since become vocal advocates for gun control, rallying lawmakers and demanding action to prevent future school shootings.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser MORE and lawmakers have also been discussing new laws that could be implemented on gun control.

A recent report said Trump is planning to unveil a proposal that would encourage school systems around the country to allow armed staff on school premises.

According to the report, the plan will signal the president's support for two bills currently in Congress as well as set up a commission to identify grant money for school systems that find a way to issue concealed carry permits to some staff members to help guard against school shootings.

The two bills currently being considered by Congress would improve the nation's background check system and authorize $50 million for school safety improvements.

The plan does not address a number of issues supported by gun control advocates, including a ban on bump stocks or raising the minimum age required to purchase a rifle to 21.