Oliver Willis

Jared Kushner Russia Scandal: What You Need To Know

Documenting all the information on Jared Kushner’s role in the Russian scandal involving the Trump White House.

Who?

Jared Kushner is a senior aide in the Trump White House. He is Donald Trump’s son-in-law and the husband of Ivanka Trump.

What Happened?

Jared Kushner’s contacts with Russia have come under scrutiny in the ongoing FBI investigation into the Donald Trump for President campaign’s relationship with Russia.

Secret Communications With Russia

Kushner attempted to set up a secret back channel of communication between the Trump campaign and Russia during the presidential transition period.

Trump Supports Kushner

After the information about the plans for the secret back channel came out, Trump made a public statement of support for Kushner to the New York Times: “Jared is doing a great job for the country. I have total confidence in him. He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person.”