Son-in-law of U.S. President Donald trump and White house adviser Jared Kushner said in his testimony referred to the Commission of the U.S. Congress that during the election campaign trump did not cooperate with Russia and not looking for secret channels of communication with Moscow, according to Reuters.
Kouchner also stressed that, to his knowledge, no other participant of the election campaign of his father-in-law also did not enter into an agreement with the representatives of Russia or any other state.
We are talking about a written statement forwarded to the members of the Committee on intelligence of the Senate before Kouchner will testify in a closed session of the Committee.
As previously reported, Jared Kushner must testify in the investigation of Russian interference in presidential elections. Readings will also give the US President’s son Donald trump Jr. and the former campaign Manager of trump by Paul Manafort.
We will remind, the US President’s son Donald trump, Donald trump Jr., admitted that during the presidential campaign, met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which promised to provide him with information discrediting Hillary Clinton.
Meeting with Veselnitskaya, known for his connections with the Kremlin, took place on 9 June 2016, two weeks after the appointment of trump as a presidential candidate from the Republican party of the United States, in Trump Tower.
In addition to Donald trump Jr., the meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the election campaign trump by Paul Manafort and trump in-law Jared Kushner.
According to trump Jr., information provided Veselnitskaya were «vague and unsubstantiated». And they quickly realized that it did not have «any serious information.»
Tram, Jr. stressed that the meeting lasted less than an hour and did not continue, and that his father, at that time candidate for U.S. President, was not informed about this meeting.