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Jared Kushner 'wanted secret line to Russia': Diplomat

Jared Kushner 'wanted secret line to Russia': Diplomat

The newspaper said Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. The White House disclosed the fact of the meeting only in March, playing down its significance. Mr. Trump's entry back into the D.C. ecosystem is likely to be a harsh one after a week of relatively positive headlines while abroad on his first overseas trip as president .


Police identify victims in Oregon train attack

Police identify victims in Oregon train attack

The two men were killed after they intervened when a man allegedly yelled what "would best be characterized as hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions" at two women in a Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail train. Millions of Muslims marked the start of Ramadan Friday, a time of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. A preliminary investigation by Portland police indicates that Christian, 35, was on the train "yelling various remarks tha".



Trump's son-in-law opened links with Russian Federation after polls

But they did not dismiss the idea that the administration would go outside normal US government and diplomatic channels for communications with other countries. Kushner is not a target, but a subject of investigation, according to reports based on conversations with officials. Economic adviser Gary Cohn said: "We're not going to comment on Jared".



The 'Kremlin connection' and how the White House explains it

The conversation between Kushner and the ambassador Kislyak took place during a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials. Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. "We have backchannel communications with any number of individual [countries]. what that allows you to do is communicate in a discreet manner".


Not going to comment on Kushner: Trump's NSA

Not going to comment on Kushner: Trump's NSA

The proposal was never acted upon, according to the Washington Post that first reported the story, but the actions of Mr Kusher are coming under increasing scrutiny as part of the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's Presidential election.


Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

Instead, lawmakers have settled on restrictions for trans kids. The bill likely to make the most movement on the school funding formula is Senate Bill 2144, which would create a 15-member commission to study how best to change or rewrite the state's school funding formula before the 2019 session.