Kushner Hands-on Broker of $110B Saudi Arms Deal

Frederick Owens
May 20, 2017

With it, she posted a video of President Donald Trump's grandson Theodore excitedly entering the world of being bipedal.

Initially, The Washington Post reported that the investigation "has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest".

A New York Times report out Friday, citing several unnamed administration officials, described a meeting between Kushner and a delegation from the Gulf nation on May 1. Have confirmed this with four people. The married couple, both of whom work as White House advisers, are practicing Orthodox Jews and generally observe Shabbat, with rare exceptions for work-related issues. When an Access Hollywood tape was leaked featuring Trump openly discussing his ability to grope and kiss women without consent, stating "when you're a star, they let you do anything", Kushner broke Shabbat to be by the future president's side.

As the president has stated before, a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity.
The intensity of the probe is expected to accelerate in the coming weeks, the people said. "It's more normal for them than any previous administration". Kushner reportedly organized much of the visit to Saudi Arabia, the first stop on Trump's itinerary.

Mr Comey was previously leading the probe.

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will be flying aboard Air Force One to Saudi Arabia with President Donald Trump on Friday, after receiving a rabbinical dispensation to travel on the Jewish Sabbath, according to a White House official.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at the time that Kushner was working jointly with the State Department to manage the administration's foreign affairs.

"I just fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. We enjoy uninterrupted time together and it's wonderful", she said.

While it was not yet clear what exactly the Russian Federation investigation would focus on regarding Jared Kushner, reports indicate that it was part of a criminal investigation. Still, some saw Kushner's phone call as an unusual move.

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