Son-in-law and Advisor to the President of the United States Donald trump Jared Kushner hid at least three contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. About it to Agency Reuters said seven current and former American officials.
According to them, we are talking about the contacts during and after the presidential campaign of 2016. Among them, as sources said, there were two phone calls in the period from April to November last year.
The lawyer said Kouchner, Jamie Gorelik, Kouchner during the presidential campaign received “thousands of phone calls” and all of them can not remember.
Thursday, may 25, it was reported that the FBI began checking on the “Russian case” against Kouchner, who, in the opinion of the Minister, possesses important information relevant relevant to the investigation. It was clarified that the investigators do not intend to accuse him of anything.
May 18, former official of the Ministry of justice and former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special adviser to oversee the investigation “attempts of intervention of the government of Russia in the presidential elections of 2016”.
Trump said that the investigation into Muller confirms the absence of “collusion” between his presidential campaign and a foreign power. Later, the President called the appointment a “witch hunt”.
Moscow has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election. Such statements, in particular, contained in the published in January, declassified part of the report, which was prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA. It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to organize a campaign to discredit the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and win the Republican Donald trump. Russia denies all these charges.