It was caught in relations with Russia.
The husband of the daughter of the President of the United States Donald trump Ivanka Jared Kushner was in the midst of a scandal involving Russia.
He was interested investigators his meeting with the Russian officials and businessmen, writes The Washington Post.
The event, which Kouchner met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and the head of Vnesheconombank Sergey Gorkavyy, was held in December 2016.
According to the newspaper, FBI agents also remain “keenly interested” former Advisor to trump on national security Michael Flynn and former Chairman of the campaign Paul Manafort, but Kushner was the only action the White house official, who is considered a key person in the investigation of the interference of the Russian party in the election of the President of the United States.
The publication stresses that trump’s son-in-law was struck by a consequence “the scope and nature of its interaction with the Russians.”
At the same time, media sources said that Kouchner was not charged with any offences. This was confirmed by his lawyer.
“Mr. Kouchner had earlier volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings. He will do the same if in contact with him in connection with any other investigation,” said attorney Jamie Gorelik.
The sides of the Washington Post also learned that the investigation is considering possible involvement-in-law of American President for financial crime, but details unknown.
“I can’t confirm or deny the existence or the absence of investigations, or the investigations,” – said the “fact Kouchner,” press Secretary of the Ministry of justice Sarah Isgur Flores. At the same time, the FBI refused to comment.
The journalists admit that the investigation against the son-in-law trump started because details about the meetings with representatives of the Russian side was not released on time.
Other illegal issues in the negotiations between the U.S. and Russia in December 2016, it could not be because trump then won the election.
However, a former senior intelligence said that FBI agents also are investigating more closely the early contacts between trump and Russians, Dating back to the spring of 2016, including at the Mayflower in Washington.
Then Kushner and Kislyak – together with a close adviser to trump and the current attorney General Jeff Sissom – attended the event, where the then presidential candidate promised in his speech to improve relations with Russia.
Thus, it is unclear whether the contact in the meeting, Kouchner and Kislyak.
“In many respects Kushner is a unique figure in the White house. He may be the most trusted Advisor of the President, and he is also a close family member of the President. His list of political duties is extensive, his foreign policy portfolio includes Canada, Mexico, China and the peace processes in the middle East, although he rarely speaks publicly about any of these issues” – summed up in the Washington Post.
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