Kushner failed to disclose meetings during the transition period with Russian officials and the head of a state-linked bank under USA sanctions on forms used to obtain the clearance. It was not intended as a permanent line for talks.
Last week national media broke reports that President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, may have had inappropriate contact with Russian officials during the presidential transition period.
Congressional sources toldABC News they have additional concerns about interactions with VEB Bank because of the recent involvement of a senior VEB executive, Evgeny Buryakov, in a Russian spy ring dismantled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Is Trump promoting information he knows to be true?
On Tuesday morning, Trumptweeted about the amount of coverage of the Russian investigation, making reference to "fake news".
"What that allows you to do is to communicate in a discreet manner, so it doesn't predispose you toward any sort of content of that conversation or anything", McMaster said. "#FakeNews is the enemy!" When CNN'sJim Acosta asked for an example, Spicer pointed towards the erroneous story that President Trump wasn't wearing his earpiece to receive the translation of a G7 speech from the Italian Prime Minister.
The second meeting between Flynn and Kislyak took place in December, but it wasn't the only time that Kushner met with a powerful Russian during the transition.
Although a Harvard graduate, he had little political or administrative experience before the 2016 presidential race, when at times Kushner appeared to be Trump's de facto campaign manager. "As part of our ongoing investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 campaign, today we approved subpoenas for several individuals for testimony, personal documents and business records", Republican Representative Mike Conaway and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee probe, said in a joint statement.
Isn't this illegal? In 1953 the Rosenbergs were executed for selling secrets to the Russians, and Russia and communists were considered our adversaries! Why is no immediate judicial action being taken against Jared Kushner, or at the very least why hasn't his security clearance been revoked? They have built a thick skin over the past few months in the White House, and they recognize that a certain level of attention comes with the high-profile opportunities they have been given, per the official.The pair are living in a $7.4 million (US $5.5 million) rental property in Kalorama, giving them the freedom to return to New York City if things don't improve in the latter half of the year. With Dubke gone and Spicer facing a possible demotion after a string of disastrous press conferences, Trump is reportedly thinking of turning to one of his longtime allies, Kellyanne Conway, to solve his problems with the press.
The Prime Minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. Merkel said "days when Europe could completely count on others are over to a certain extent".
CBS News has not issued a statement regarding the rumors, but the network is expected to make a formal announcement on May 31. Pelley thanked his Evening News colleagues for six years with the broadcast.
He was much, much better in Game 2 with an assist and four shots, but still hasn't solved Rinne. "But that's not our hockey club". Boston, in 2011, was the last team to come back from a 2-0 deficit in the Final, rallying to defeat Vancouver in seven games.
Lekshmi Nair, who participated in the bee from 1988-1990, said she showed up knowing next to nothing about her fellow spellers. Other words of note include Wisconsin's most misspelled word, a proper noun - the state's name itself, WISCONSIN .
United remain interest in Tottenham's Eric Dier, but Matic is considered to be a much more viable option. Sport, Mourinho wants the Serbian to combine with another Frenchman, Paul Pogba , at Old Trafford.
With NVIDIA's new design they intend to deliver the best possible gaming experience on laptops in the ultrabook form factor. What is Max-Q Design? When the complete design is implemented, NVIDIA claims that Max-Q laptops are just 18mm thick.
Rumor was that Android Pay would be arriving in Canada before the end of May, and sure enough that turned out to be the case. For online purchases Android Pay works with such apps as Lululemon, Uber, Ritual, and HotelTonight - among many others.
In England, BCCI's acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary rubbished the suggestion of a rift between Kohli and Kumble. He then added: "The way the cricket set-up works in India is the coach is not the king".
Despite being a man down Chelsea did not give up the chase, and with 15 minutes to go Costa levelled the match. The Chilean provided Arsenal with an early, game-changing opener in highly controversial circumstances.
Local media say the suspect in the stabbing, Jeremy Joseph Christian , has been identified as a white supremacist . It featured Kyle Chapman, who described himself as an American nationalist and ardent supporter of Mr Trump.
Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem
Trump's decision came hours after administration officials said he was considering pulling the USA out of NAFTA altogether. He has approved a waiver to defer relocating the embassy, as his predecessors have done every six months since 1995.
Tiemoue Bakayoko talks with Antonio Conte before transfer
The Independent say it would mean Matic's opportunities would be limited next season and could encourage United to make a bid. Reports claims that the Serbian has already discussed a potential reunion with the Portuguese at Old Trafford.
China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal
Speaking in Berlin about the Paris climate change accord, he said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment". What's an even bigger deal is, if the USA chooses to leave, America would join Syria and Nicaragua as the only non-participants.
Champion Muguruza survives Kontaveit scare
I wish he was following along. "I knew that if I insisted with my strategy I could succeed", Muguruza said. "Just so emotional. Their match was suspended because of darkness on Tuesday with the 12th-seeded Frenchman trailing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4.
Canada's Economic Growth Triples U.S.'s
However, most analysts expect the current rapid pace of economic growth to slow in the coming quarters. Economists were projecting a 4.2 percent first-quarter annualized pace and 0.2 percent gain in March.
Intel Core i9: six things worth knowing
With full support for Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology, the chip offers overclocking support and features 44 PCI-e Gen 3.0 lanes. Intel is facing off with AMD in the battle for share of the high-end computing market, and it has a new weapon in the fight.
Former TSA boss among candidates for FBI director
Pistole is now the president of small Christian college Anderson University , located in his hometown of Anderson, Indiana. Spicer would not say whether the two men were the only ones now under consideration, or if they were considered finalists.
Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible This Afternoon
The agency says heavy rain and large hail could pelt the region and strong winds could gust up to 90 kilometres an hour. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for ALL of western MA until 9pm.
Intel's Compute Card could redefine pocket PCs
Other partners now working on solutions, but not yet in a position to display their work, include Dell, HP and Lenovo. Despite its small size, there's enough space to fit one of four Intel processors , from a Celeron up to a Core i5.
Passenger growth pushes up profits at Ryanair
That will see its average fares fall by around 5 percent over the key summer months, likely putting pressure on rivals. This is partly as a result of the weak pound and the last financial year's fares , fell as much as 13 per cent .
LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with racial slur
At this time, it is yet to be determined if the incident at James' home will be investigated as a hate crime or just vandalism. James is set to play in the NBA Finals , which begin Thursday between his Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors .