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Jared Kushner Not Sure if He’d Tell FBI if Another Offer Came from the Russians

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, who inexplicably still has top level security clearances, said he was not sure whether he’d alert the FBI should another offer of information come from the Russians. Said Kushner, in an interview with Axios: “I don’t know. It’s hard to do hypotheticals, but the reality is is that we were not given anything that was salacious.” Kushner also, for the first time ever, denied that he discussed his top level security clearance with Trump. The post Jared Kushner Not Sure if He’d Tell FBI if Another...
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REVEALED: Mueller Report Links Kushner to ‘Pro-Kremlin’ Policy Expert Who Shaped Trump Campaign’s Russia Policy

Jared Kushner cultivated ties during the 2016 campaign with a “pro-Kremlin” foreign policy veteran who warned him against establishing “hidden Russian contacts” — but he ultimately ignored that advice. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report accounts the relationship between Kushner, who wanted to bolster his father-in-law Donald Trump’s foreign policy credentials, and Dmitri Simes, a Russian émigré who once served as an informal foreign policy adviser to President Richard Nixon, reported Politico. Kushner attended a March 2016 lunch honoring Henry Kissinger, where he met Simes, the longtime president and CEO of...
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Jared Kushner in Rare Appearance Gaslights About Trump Campaign: ‘We Didn’t Know Russia Was Doing What It Was Doing’

President’s son-in-law says Mueller investigation and media “speculation” had a “much harsher impact” than Russia “buying a couple Facebook ads.” Senior White House Advisor to the President Jared Kushner made a rare public appearance Tuesday morning, telling the audience at the TIME 100 Summit that the Trump 2016 presidential campaign had no idea Russia was assisting them, had no idea Russia was “doing what it was doing,” and didn’t even think what Russia was doing had any impact. “In the campaign we didn’t know that Russia was doing what it...
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White House Orders Official Who Granted Questionable Security Clearances to Defy Subpoena and Not Show Up for Tuesday House Oversight Hearing

Carl Kline, a former White House official who granted questionable security clearances to Jared Kushner and others, has been ordered to defy a House Oversight Committee subpoena and not show up to a hearing on Tuesday. The Washington Post reports: “The move appears to be the latest effort by the Trump administration to push back against congressional inquiries of the White House, which have proliferated since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in January. White House deputy counsel Michael M. Purpura wrote a letter Monday asking the former...
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Trump Administration Orders Official Who Oversaw White House Security Clearance Scandal to Ignore House Subpoena

The Trump administration has ordered a former White House official who was charged with overseeing its security clearance operation to ignore a House subpoena ordering him to appear for a deposition Tuesday. Carl Kline, who now works for the Dept. of Defense, was told to not appear for the interview, thrusting him into potential personal liability. House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has said he will hold Kline in contempt should he disregard the subpoena, as CNN reports. “Michael Purpura, deputy counsel to Trump, argued that Cummings’ subpoena of Kline ‘unconstitutionally encroaches...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Security Clearance Sham at White House: ‘What’s Next? Nuclear Codes in Instagram DMs?’ — WATCH

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday blasted Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp to communicate with Saudi officials and lax security at the White House during a House Oversight Committee hearing. Said AOC: “Reports are suggesting that we are conducting foreign relations by people with security clearances via WhatsApp! Every day that we go on without getting to the bottom of this matter is a day that we are putting hundreds if not potentially thousands of Americans at risk. I mean, really, what is next, putting nuclear codes in Instagram DMs? This...
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Trump Overruled Security Clearance Denials for 25 Individuals: Whistleblower Bombshell

Donald Trump overruled security clearance denials by career employees for 25 individuals in his administration, according to a whistleblower who testified to the House Oversight and Reform Committee. From the committee’s memo: “Ms. Newbold explained that, starting in 2018, she began to keep a list of White House employees whose denials were overturned. Her list eventually grew to 25 officials, including two current senior White House officials, as well as contractors and individuals throughout different components of the Executive Office of the President. According to Ms. Newbold, these individuals had...
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BUSTED: House Oversight Chair Accuses Ivanka and Jared of Breaking Federal Law by Not Preserving Emails

Democrats alleged this week that White House aide Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are breaking U.S. law by failing to preserve all of official government emails and other electronic communications. In a letter on Thursday, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, said that Ivanka Trump’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, informed the committee last year that her client did not preserve emails if she does not respond to them. Cummings suggested that the practice is in violation of the Presidential Records Act, according to...
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