Mueller's investigators have expressed interest in Kushner as part of its probe into Russian meddling, including potential obstruction of justice in Comey's firing, informed sources told CNN on Thursday.
CNN reported, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter, that Kushner voluntarily gave Mueller documents from the campaign and the transition similar to the materials he gave to congressional investigators.
The charges against former campaign chairperson Paul Manafort, which Trump himself said happened "long before" he joined the eventual GOP nominee's team. Separately, Trump official George Papadopoulos agreed to a plea deal, admitting he lied to FBI investigators. "It is very distracting to the president, as it would be to any citizen, to be investigated for something, while at the same time trying to carry the weight of what being president of the United States means on his shoulder", Mr. Kelly told Fox News this week.
"So broad is the president's pardon power that he can pardon a person for past actions, even if that individual has not yet been charged", says NPR. What's more, the odds of Trump still being in the White House by the end of 2019 now stand at just 57 percent, representing a six-point drop in the past few days. Kushner attended the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between top Trump campaign officials and a cadre of Russian figures, including some with links to the Kremlin.
During the 2016 Trump presidential campaign, Kushner helped develop and run Trump's digital media strategy.
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According to CBS, the particular source once steadfastly dismissed any coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.
The Trump administration is in panic mode following Monday's bombshell indictments and the 45th POTUS is apparently throwing his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, under the bus. You can't go any lower.
The Independent is reporting on claims the US President is "turning" on his Senior White House Advisor in the wake of indictments being issued for two of his former employees.
Trump's lawyer Ty Cobb has been advocating the view that playing ball will lead to a quick resolution (Cobb did not respond to a request for comment).
"Jared is the worst political adviser in the White House in modern history", Nunberg said.