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Jared Kushner pictured returning home from Israel where he and Ivanka Trump inaugurated U.S. embassy

  • President Trump's son-in-law and senior aide is back home in Washington, DC 
  • Kushner was seen getting out of an SUV and walking into his Kalorama home
  • He and wife Ivanka Trump just returned from a trip to Israel
  • They helped inaugurate America's new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday
  • During festive ceremonies, Israeli soldiers killed dozens of Palestinians in Gaza
  • Kushner said Palestinian protesters were 'part of the problem'
  • White House omitted that line from official transcript handed out to reporters 

By Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com and Reuters

Published: 01:17 EDT, 16 May 2018 | Updated: 02:20 EDT, 16 May 2018

Jared Kushner was photographed on Tuesday returning to his home in Washington, DC after he helped inaugurate the new United States embassy in Jerusalem.  

President Donald Trump's son-in-law was seen getting out of an SUV as a Secret Service agent held the door open for him.

Kushner then casually strolled into his home in the swanky Kalorama section of the nation's capital.

The trip to Israel gave Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, an opportunity to serve as the face of the administration.

The power couple was photographed hobnobbing with senior Israeli officials in a celebratory dinner after the inauguration. 

Jared Kushner was photographed on Tuesday returning to his home in Washington, DC after he helped inaugurate the new United States embassy in Jerusalem
Jared Kushner was photographed on Tuesday returning to his home in Washington, DC after he helped inaugurate the new United States embassy in Jerusalem

Jared Kushner was photographed on Tuesday returning to his home in Washington, DC after he helped inaugurate the new United States embassy in Jerusalem

President Donald Trump's son-in-law was seen getting out of an SUV as a Secret Service agent held the door open for him
President Donald Trump's son-in-law was seen getting out of an SUV as a Secret Service agent held the door open for him

President Donald Trump's son-in-law was seen getting out of an SUV as a Secret Service agent held the door open for him

Kushner then casually strolled into his home in the swanky Kalorama section of the nation's capital
Kushner then casually strolled into his home in the swanky Kalorama section of the nation's capital

Kushner then casually strolled into his home in the swanky Kalorama section of the nation's capital

Kushner, whose portfolio as senior adviser to the president includes responsibility for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony for the embassy that struck many as callous and coldhearted.  

While Kushner was speaking, Israeli soldiers were gunning down Palestinians who protested en masse near the fence that rings the Gaza Strip.

Kushner suggested the terror group Hamas was responsible for bloodshed in Gaza that raged while speech after speech wore on. 

By day's end Israeli Defense Forces snipers had shot and killed 58 people.

'As we have seen from the protests of the last month and even today, those provoking violence are part of the problem and not part of the solution,' Donald Trump's son-in-law told the crowd as his wife Ivanka looked on.

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka (right) and husband Jared (left) joined Benjamin Netanyahu for the opening of the embassy this afternoon
Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka (right) and husband Jared (left) joined Benjamin Netanyahu for the opening of the embassy this afternoon

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka (right) and husband Jared (left) joined Benjamin Netanyahu for the opening of the embassy this afternoon

Kushner criticized Palestinians who were protesting the official opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday and called them 'part of the problem' – but his remarks were left out of a White House transcript circulated to television reporters; the National Security Council corrected its error hours later, and had a restored version available on Tuesday
Kushner criticized Palestinians who were protesting the official opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday and called them 'part of the problem' – but his remarks were left out of a White House transcript circulated to television reporters; the National Security Council corrected its error hours later, and had a restored version available on Tuesday

Kushner criticized Palestinians who were protesting the official opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday and called them 'part of the problem' – but his remarks were left out of a White House transcript circulated to television reporters; the National Security Council corrected its error hours later, and had a restored version available on Tuesday

Kushner's remarks blaming the Palestinian protesters came as 58 were shot dead along the Gaza border in the single deadliest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 2014. Pictured is a young child overcome by tear gas
Kushner's remarks blaming the Palestinian protesters came as 58 were shot dead along the Gaza border in the single deadliest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 2014. Pictured is a young child overcome by tear gas

Kushner's remarks blaming the Palestinian protesters came as 58 were shot dead along the Gaza border in the single deadliest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 2014. Pictured is a young child overcome by tear gas

Ivanka Trump is pictured unveiling engraved stonework carrying her father's name on the wall at the embassy today
Ivanka Trump is pictured unveiling engraved stonework carrying her father's name on the wall at the embassy today
The festivities in Jerusalem were a stark contrast to the bloodshed on the Gaza border
The festivities in Jerusalem were a stark contrast to the bloodshed on the Gaza border

The festivities in Jerusalem were a stark contrast to the bloodshed on the Gaza border (right) where dozens of protesters were killed by Israeli snipers. Ivanka Trump (left) is pictured unveiling engraved stonework carrying her father's name on the wall at the embassy today

Two hours later, however, a White House aide gave television reporters a transcript that omitted that line. 

An MSNBC journalist caused a firestorm overnight by tweeting about the discrepancy.

DailyMail.com requested an official transcript from the National Security Council on Tuesday morning. It arrived complete and intact. It's still not clear why it was missing, and what led to it being re-inserted.

It would have been impossible for the White House to hide Kushner's words, which were broadcast worldwide.

Kushner said on Monday that the United States showed the world it could be trusted by opening its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem.

The trip to Israel gave Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, an opportunity to serve as the face of the administration
The trip to Israel gave Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, an opportunity to serve as the face of the administration

The trip to Israel gave Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, an opportunity to serve as the face of the administration

The power couple was photographed hobnobbing with senior Israeli officials in a celebratory dinner after the inauguration
The power couple was photographed hobnobbing with senior Israeli officials in a celebratory dinner after the inauguration

The power couple was photographed hobnobbing with senior Israeli officials in a celebratory dinner after the inauguration

Kushner, whose portfolio as senior adviser to the president includes responsibility for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony for the embassy that struck many as callous and coldhearted
Kushner, whose portfolio as senior adviser to the president includes responsibility for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony for the embassy that struck many as callous and coldhearted

Kushner, whose portfolio as senior adviser to the president includes responsibility for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony for the embassy that struck many as callous and coldhearted

'When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it,' Kushner said at the embassy’s opening ceremony. 

'Today also demonstrates American leadership. By moving our embassy to Jerusalem, we have shown the world once again that the United States can be trusted,' he said.

'We stand with our friends and our allies, and above all else, we’ve shown that the United States of America will do what’s right,' he said.

Kushner's sentiment was echoed by White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah on Monday. 

He told reporters during an afternoon briefing that 'Hamas is responsible for these tragic deaths. ... Their rather cynical exploitation of the situation is what's leading to these deaths. And we want them to stop.'

'This is a gruesome and unfortunate propaganda attempt,' Shah said later of Palestinian groups portraying Israel as the aggressor. 

'I think the Israeli government has spent weeks trying to handle this without violence.'

Tuesday at the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley noted press reports of Hamas soldiers trying to start fires on the other side of the Israeli border.

'They light Molotov cocktails, attached to kites, on fire, and attempt to fly them into Israel to cause as much destruction as possible,' Haley said.

'When asked yesterday why he put a swastika on his burning kite, the terrorist responded: "The Jews go crazy when you mention Hitler".'

Speaking of the one-sided bloodshed, Haley claimed Hamas was 'pleased with the results' and that 'no country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has.'

The Kushners generated more controversy during the early part of their trip to Israel.

On Sunday, the couple received a blessing in Jerusalem from a rabbi who once compared black people to monkeys. 

The blessing was given on Sunday by Israel's Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef.

Kushner's father-in-law was unable to attend, but a video display aired snippets of his speech vowing to move the embassy to Jerusalem
Kushner's father-in-law was unable to attend, but a video display aired snippets of his speech vowing to move the embassy to Jerusalem

Kushner's father-in-law was unable to attend, but a video display aired snippets of his speech vowing to move the embassy to Jerusalem

Kushner said on Monday that the United States showed the world it could be trusted by opening its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem. He is seen above looking on as wife Ivanka shakes hands with Naftali Bennett, Israel's minister of education
Kushner said on Monday that the United States showed the world it could be trusted by opening its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem. He is seen above looking on as wife Ivanka shakes hands with Naftali Bennett, Israel's minister of education

Kushner said on Monday that the United States showed the world it could be trusted by opening its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem. He is seen above looking on as wife Ivanka shakes hands with Naftali Bennett, Israel's minister of education

'When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it,' Kushner said at the embassy’s opening ceremony
'When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it,' Kushner said at the embassy’s opening ceremony

'When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it,' Kushner said at the embassy’s opening ceremony

The Kushners generated controversy during the early part of their trip. On Sunday, the couple received a blessing in Jerusalem from a rabbi who once compared black people to monkeys. The blessing was given by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (seen shaking Kushner's hand)
The Kushners generated controversy during the early part of their trip. On Sunday, the couple received a blessing in Jerusalem from a rabbi who once compared black people to monkeys. The blessing was given by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (seen shaking Kushner's hand)

The Kushners generated controversy during the early part of their trip. On Sunday, the couple received a blessing in Jerusalem from a rabbi who once compared black people to monkeys. The blessing was given by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (seen shaking Kushner's hand)

Yosef was condemned by the Anti-Defamation League earlier this year for making the crude remarks.

During a sermon in March, the rabbi discussed how to properly say a blessing The Forward reports.

Yosef used the Hebrew word 'kushi,' which although it was used in the Bible is now considered a derogatory term for black people.

'You can't make the blessing on every 'kushi' you see — in America you see one every five minutes, so you make it only on a person with a white father and mother,' he said, according to The Times of Israel. 

'How do would you know? Let's say you know! So they had a monkey as a son, a son like this, so you say the blessing on him.'      

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