Monday, March 27, 2017

President Trump's Jared Kushner To Be Questioned On Alleged Trump-Russia Ties

New York Times: Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians

Senate investigators plan to question Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and a close adviser, as part of their broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials or others linked to the Kremlin, according to administration and congressional officials.

The White House Counsel’s Office was informed this month that the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, wanted to question Mr. Kushner about meetings he arranged with the Russian ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, according to the government officials. The meetings, which took place during the transition, included a previously unreported sit-down with the head of Russia’s state-owned development bank.

Until now, the White House had acknowledged only an early December meeting between Mr. Kislyak and Mr. Kushner, which occurred at Trump Tower and was also attended by Michael T. Flynn, who would briefly serve as the national security adviser.

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WNU Editor: The US Senate committee wants to know if he discussed financing for a development project with Sergey Gorkov who is head of Russia's Vnesheconombank and is on the US sanctions list.

More News On President Trump's Jared Kushner To Be Questioned By he Senate intellgience Committee On Alleged Trump-Russia Ties

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Jared Kushner to be questioned over alleged Trump-Russia ties -- BBC
Senate committee to question Kushner over Russian meetings: report -- The Hill
Kushner, Senate investigators to meet in wake of Russian ambassador meetings -- CNN
Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner will be questioned by Senate Intelligence investigators about his secret meeting with Russian ambassador -- Daily Mail
Senate Intelligence to interview Kushner about Russia contacts -- Politico

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