Shoes continue to fall on the investigation into possible Trump campaign connections to Russia. Speculation yesterday that the FBI was investigating the Trump family was confirmed by reports that Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and top adviser, is under scrutiny. More details about the investigation are emerging.
Get into the washington post:
Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of establishing a secret and secure communication channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions. possession of the monitoring, according to informed US officials. on intelligence reports.
Ambassador Sergei Kislyak informed his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, the then-son-in-law and confidante of President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on December 1. 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials. Kislyak said Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for communications.
The meeting was also attended by Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser.
This story has not been confirmed by other publications, so take it with the weight of a single report based on anonymous sources, but with that said: uff.
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