WaPo Reports Kushner Sought “Secret” Back-Channel With Moscow, Admits It’s Normal Practice

Looks like we spoke too soon. The holiday-weekend Trump bombshell has arrived courtesy of The Washington Post. This time, the paper isreporting that Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and one of his closest advisors, discussed the possibility of setting up a secure communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak.

The scene was set earlier in the week when NBC reported on Thursday that Kushner is now “under FBI scrutiny” before explaining that he’s not an official target in the investigation.

And now, WaPo reports, according to the anonymous US officials, sensitive information ‘incriminating Kushner’ was intercepted by US intelligence agencies when Kislyak relayed the details of the discussion to his superiors in Moscow.

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