Jared Kushner has turned over documents in recent weeks to special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have begun asking in witness interviews about Kushner's role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, CNN has learned.
US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner handed over documents related to the Russian Federation probe to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, media reported.
Their questions about Kushner signal that Mueller's investigators are reaching the President's inner circle and have extended beyond the 2016 campaign to actions taken at the White House by high-level officials.
Vanity Fair is reporting the President blamed his son-in-law for his advice on firing Michael Flynn and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, which he reportedly attributes to Mueller becoming appointed.
During the 2016 Trump presidential campaign, Kushner helped develop and run Trump's digital media strategy.
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While the makers get ready for the release, the lead actors were snapped on a lunch date along with producer Karan Johar . Akshaye who will be seen playing the role of a cop was seen in a stripes pullover and a pair of denims.
An op-ed in Politico Friday by former White House ethics attorneys Richard Painter, Norman Eisen, and Virginia Canter warns that Trump's contacts with Bannon, if they touched on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation, could violate the law.
Mr Kushner voluntarily turned over documents he had from the campaign and the transition and those related to any contacts with Russian Federation, according to a source familiar with the matter. However, a majority of voters said in a recent opinion poll they did not believe the Russian Federation story was fake, and supported Mr Mueller's probe into the Trump campaign. Another possibility, they warn, is that Bannon could be attempting to "hamper" Mueller's probe by delaying the White House's responses.
As it turns out, the couple aren't well liked in Washington D.C., according to a Vanity Fair report from August that illuminated the extent to which people in their adopted hometown and in the White House view them as a feared and vindictive duo who are essentially powerless but who clueless about that reality. Trump fired Comey in May. Kushner didn't convince him to fire Comey, he was dying to fire Comey.
The charges against former campaign chair Paul Manafort, which Trump himself said happened "long before" he joined the eventual GOP nominee's team, should also worry the president, according to former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg.
A 12-count indictment handed down Monday also includes a number of counts against Manafort's former business partner and protégé Rick Gates, who was ousted from the pro-Trump group America First Policies in April.