Thursday, May 25, 2017

Jared Kushner Is Now The Focus Of The FBI's Russian Investigation

NBC: Jared Kushner Under Scrutiny in Russia Probe, Say Officials

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News.

Investigators believe Kushner has significant information relevant to their inquiry, officials said. That does not mean they suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him.

The FBI's scrutiny of Kushner places the bureau's sprawling counterintelligence and criminal investigation not only on the doorstep of the White House, but the Trump family circle. The Washington Post first reported last week that a senior White House official close to Trump was a "person of interest," but did not name the person. The term "person of interest" has no legal meaning.

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WNU Editor: When speculation emerged a few days ago that investigators were focusing on someone in the White House .... the first name that came to my mind was Jared Kushner. His family is Jewish, and from what I have heard they know a lot of Russia Jews who are involved in New York City real estate and financing. This raises something that I have said more than once .... nepotism with enormous business interests at play never works in politics .... especially at this level. I have also mentioned in past posts that President Trump's is vulnerable on this point ..... he knows the same people as Jared Kushner does (New York real estate is a small circle), and he has also received help in the past for his businesses from these individuals. There is nothing illegal about this .... but perception is everything in politics, and in this case the optics are raising legitimate questions on what were/are President Trump's connections to these people. And while I do understand the importance and the need of having this type of loyalty (family loyalty) around you .... and President Trump certainly needs it in today's Washington .... the downside to the family (and the Presidency) should everything go south can .... and will .... be incredibly destructive.

More News On Jared Kushner Now Being The Focus Of The Russian Investigation

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation -- Washington Post
Jared Kushner is under FBI scrutiny, new report alleges -- FOX News
Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: reports -- The Hill
Jared Kushner is under scrutiny in the FBI's Russia investigation -- CBS
Reports: Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russia probe -- CNN
Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports -- Reuters
Investigators’ attention on Jared Kushner puts Trump in an awkward position -- Washington Post


B.Poster said...

I never really had a problem with the relationships/connectiins to powerful Russian individuals. I view these as assets that can help us negotiate an end to Cold War 2. Tgis is a war we don't have the resources to prosecute properly and even if we did we don't need it.

If anything improper was done as a result of these relationships that undermined US national security or economic interests, I would have trusted the media to uncover it. Unfortuately with what appears to be over the top hysteria on the part of the media and Democrats who seem unable/unwilling to cone to terms with why they lost careful diplomatic efforts that took months if not years to painstakingly put in place have been severely damaged perhaps irreparably.

While Republicans have typucally been quite meek, Russians and their leaders are not going to take kindly to be being made a foreign devil for American partisan political purposes. If this reckless path is continued, there will almost certainly be severe negative consequences (blow back) for America and Americans.

Jay Farquharson said...

"How Alleged Russian Hacker Teamed Up With Florida GOP Operative"

Drip, drip, drip.

aaa said...

There's that key word again, "Alleged"

Jay Farquharson said...

Guccifer 2.0 is called an alledged Russian hacker, because he claims to be a perfectly altruistic Romanian hacker.

Unfortunately, he can't speak Romanian, uses Russian Maleware and Russian servers, and at times, appears to be more than one person, in several locations in Saint Peterburg, ( Russia, not Florida).

Western Intelligence Agencies suspect the Guccifer 2.0 "identity" is denialist cover for a FSB Hacking Team.

The funny part is data is under US and International IP Laws, property, and is treated as such by US Criminal Law, which is why Stone, Nevins and Mast, and other members of the Florida GOP have been enjoing visits and quiet talks with warrant equipped FBI Agents.

Jay Farquharson said...

LMFAO here,

Jay Farquharson said...

Guess that a shit load of Gullibillies and Deplorables suddenly remembered the shitload of FBI warnings, 15 years , 150k on their pirated DVD's and Games,


fred lapides said...

financial problems? Perhaps. Here a huge list of lawsuits against Trump merely in the state of NY

Anonymous said...

Hillary, is that you?

Jay Farquharson said...