Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russia line' questions - BBC News

Senior US advisers have refused to answer questions about Donald Trump's son-in-law, following reports that Jared Kushner tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow. National Security Adviser HR McMaster said backchannel communications ...

Kushner proposed secret link with Russia: US officials - The Straits Times

WASHINGTON • Mr Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Mr Donald Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent ...

The White House Downplays Kushner's Alleged Russian Ties By Claiming They're 'Not Concerned' By Back Channel ... - UPROXX

The first real comment from The White House on the report that Jared Kushner sought a secret communication method with Russia attempted to keep Kushner out of the line of fire. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster spoke about the idea of a back ...

Trump returns home to face a growing crisis over Kushner - Alaska Dispatch News

President Donald Trump, with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, walking through the colonnade to the Oval Office in Washington, March 17, 2017. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times file). President Donald Trump headed home Saturday to confront a ...

Jared Kushner 'discussed back channel for talking to Russia about Syria' - Telegraph.co.uk

A proposed secret communications back channel between Donald Trump's team and the Kremlin was reportedly intended to allow sensitive discussions about strategy in Syria, it was reported last night. Jared Kushner, Mr Trump's son-in-law and senior ...

Paper says Kushner sought secret Russia channel - WJLA

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White House advisers Gary Cohn and HR McMaster on Kushner controversy - CBS News

May 27, 2017, 4:14 PM | Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, national security adviser, and Gary D. Cohn, national economics adviser, refused to comment on the controversy around Jared Kushner. Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has become ...

Trump mulls staff changes as Russia crisis deepens - The Boston Globe

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his senior staff and the creation of a ''war room'' within the White House, according to several ...

Why Would Jared Kushner Trust Russian Officials So Much? - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Why did Jared Kushner seemingly trust Russian officials more than he trusted the U.S. government? Friday evening, The Washington Post broke the ...

McMaster: 'Not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports - The Jerusalem Post

Asked about reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret channel of communication with Russia before the president took office, US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. McMaster ...

Kushner Reportedly Proposed Russia Set Up Secret Communications With Trump - ClickLancashire

According to the report, U.S. officials intercepted communications of Russian operatives discussing Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak telling superiors that Kushner asked him about the possibility of such a secret communications channel ...

Report: Jared Kushner Back Channel With Russia Involved Syria - TIME

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat, The ...

Will Trump Fire Jared Kushner? His FBI Probe May Plague POTUS' White House Return - Newsweek

President Donald Trump will deplane Air Force One on Sunday from his first trip abroad since assuming the Oval Office. He will walk into a White House battered down by a federal investigation into his 2016 campaign's ties to the Russian Kremlin that ...

Trump gearing up for intensified battle over Russia claims - Raw Story

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks after visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story!

The Trump-Russia controversy may put 'wartime consigliere' Steve Bannon back in the spotlight - Business Insider

Steve Bannon White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon waits for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump for a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.

McMaster 'Not Concerned' With New Reports About Jared Kushner, Russia - Mediaite

National Security Advisor HR McMaster said he was “not concerned” following reports that Jared Kushner attempted to set up secret backchannels with Russian officials. A Washington Post story out Friday reported that Kushner proposed establishing a ...

Jared Kushner's Growing Stench of Treason - Foreign Policy (blog)

Nobody knows yet whether the president's son-in-law broke any laws. But "traitor" is more than just a legal term. By Emile SimpsonEmile Simpson is a research fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. He was formerly a British Army officer. May 27, 2017 ...

Jared Kushner Pursued Secret Backchannel With Kremlin, Didn't Disclose Additional Conversations With Russians - New York Magazine

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner spoke with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December about setting up a secret backchannel for communication between the Trump transition team and the Russian government, reports the Washington Post ...

Report: Kushner To Be Part Of 'War Room' Pushing Back On Russia Scandal - TPM

Jared Kushner, whose own ties to Russia are under federal scrutiny, will help coordinate messaging from a new White House “war room” intended to diffuse mounting pressure from the scandal surrounding possible collusion between the Trump campaign ...

Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow - The Daily Star

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin, The Washington Post reported Friday evening. Kushner, a close adviser ...