President’s son-in-law and senior adviser dismissed concerns about Russian spying operations at Time 100 summit
Jared Kushner has played down Russian interference in the 2016 US election, describing Moscow’s attack as “a bunch of Facebook ads” and calling Robert Mueller’s two-year special counsel investigation “a big distraction”.
Speaking at the Time 100 summit in New York City on Tuesday, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser dismissed concerns about Russian spying operations laid out in alarming detail over 199 pages of the Mueller report released last week.
Top advisers to Trump will present the president with a plan in the coming days that will cover border security and immigration reforms
The White House will unveil a Middle East peace plan sometime after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which this year ends on 4 June
Kushner said he advised Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be as “transparent as possible” after the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi “to make sure there’s accountability for what happened”.
Link : Jared Kushner dubs Trump-Russia investigation ‘a big distraction’