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Kushner under FBI scanner in Russian probe

Kushner under FBI scanner in Russian probeā€

And yet, we now know few seem to care.

This prompted investigators to ask USA intelligence agencies to reveal the names of the Americans, the current US law enforcement official said. Kushner has also voluntarily agreed to meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss the meetings. According to the individual who contacted Observer's John R. Schindler, Rogers told those within the NSA that, not only did Trump ask him to discredit James Comey, but that he has seen evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

Those suspicions lingered but proof was lacking.

"My radar goes up early when I see certain things - that I know what the Russians are trying to do, and I don't know whether or not the targets of their efforts are as mindful of Russian intentions as they need to be".

- Is Trump in trouble?

Russian Federation has denied involvement and Mr Trump insists he won fair and square.

Former CIA director John Brennan told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he grew anxious a year ago about communications between the Russians and people in Donald Trump's orbit. Those actions have brought accusations that he is obstructing the investigation.

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Contact between Russian Federation and Trump associates was not merely suspicious, but cause for alarm across the intelligence community, he said.

The Post reported in April that Erik Prince, the former founder of Blackwater private security firm and an informal adviser to the Trump transition team, met on January 11 - nine days before Trump's inauguration - in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean with a representative of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

- Who else is targeted?

The White House declined to comment on plans for a "war room" but said Trump will be looking to build on momentum it believes it has built up during the president's trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Europe. Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general, told Congress this month that that deception left Flynn vulnerable to being blackmailed by the Russians.

And the White House staff itself could be facing upheaval. Flynn retroactively registered with the Justice Department in March as a paid foreign agent for Turkish interests.

Several other campaign aides with links to Russian Federation, including one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort, are also being examined. One intelligence official told The Post that the White House asked the intelligence chiefs, "Can we ask him to shut down the investigation?" He could detail Trump's alleged pressure on him to pull back the probe, as well as shed light on how strong the evidence is of alleged collusion.

Former FBI director Robert Mueller III is now leading the probe into possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign, and he has set up shop in the Patrick Henry Building in downtown District of Columbia. His work could take months. It also issued subpoenas seeking documents from two of Flynn's businesses- Flynn Intel Group Inc., a consulting firm owned by Flynn and his business partners, and Flynn Intel Group LLC, a company he used for other projects, such as his paid speeches. Others are also joining in.



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