Kushner Gave Mueller Documents From Campaign, Transition

Posted November 04, 2017

Thanksgiving could be pretty tense at whatever Trump golf resort the first family chooses to celebrate the upcoming holiday.

Donald Trump has been reported to be angry with Jared Kushner as the probe into alleged interference during the US Presidential election continues to hang over his administration.

That's because the president reportedly is pretty mad at his son-in-law over his role in decisions that led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a new report in Vanity Fair.

Kushner reportedly advised the president to fire Comey, over the advice of some other senior advisers, and was present during a weekend when the president drafted a letter to fire the director. Sources close to the White House say they don't believe Kushner is a target of the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election and whether Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Moscow.

Sources close to the White House say that based on their knowledge, Kushner is not a target of the investigation.

"Trump is at 33pc in Gallup". You can't go any lower.

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.

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"Bannon may be taking on a representation role that would place him in conflict with his post-employment restrictions", they add.

Kushner was forced to resubmit security clearance forms several times because he repeatedly failed to disclose foreign contacts and he caused a flap by using a private email account to discuss some government business while working in the White House.

Another campaign aide, Sam Nunberg, echoed Stone's sentiment.

"Jared is the worst political adviser in the White House in modern history", he said. The former advisor added, " I would say [Kushner] should go back to real estate in NY.

The White House did not respond to Vanity Fair's request for comment.

The White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has turned over documents to the special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have expressed interest his role in the firing of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, CNN reported Thursday. And they have yet to learn the historical lesson from past presidential investigations, which is that it isn't the crime that gets them, it's the attempt to cover it up.

Thursday night on The Beat, Nunberg went even further. Would Ivanka decide to give up her high-profile government job in solidarity with her husband? An influential Republican donor told Vanity Fair: "When they decide it's more important to protect their own and their children's reputations than it is to defend their indefensible father's, that's a sign the end is near".