Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 02, 2017,
Jun 02, 2017, 5:16
In an interview on "Fox and Friends", Conway pointed to comments from national security adviser H.R. McMaster and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, who said they weren't concerned about Kushner's reported request to conduct the communications using Russian gear that could not be intercepted by the USA or other intelligence services.
Mr Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Monday to mark Memorial Day, but had to quickly pivot to the Russian Federation uproar after returning to Washington last Saturday from his first worldwide trip since taking office.
We've also learned that White House communications director Mike Dubke has announced he'll leave the White House, which has some speculating it could be a sign of a larger staff shakeup to come.
The Washington Post said Kushner's secret communications proposal was made on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. officials.
Kushner's lawyer, Jamie Gorelick said a few days ago in a statement, "Mr".
It is hard to understand exactly what motivated Jared Kushner to propose secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation last December.
Kislyak facilitated Kushner's meeting with Gorkov, who has not been known to act in a diplomatic capacity for Putin.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly was asked about it during the weekend.
Recently appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, is starting off an investigation with a broad mandate that will allow him to probe both the possible Russian influence and whether Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation by firing FBI Director James Comey.
"If these allegations are true with the Russians about establishing a back channel and didn't reveal that, that's a real problem", California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff said.
Even when authorized, top officials in the Trump White House frequently request anonymity to brief reporters "on background", meaning their names will not be disclosed.
Kushner's representative says he is willing to share what he knows about these meetings with Congress or any other investigator.
Kelly told "Fox News Sunday" there was nothing wrong with the Trump transition team trying to build relationships with the Russians as they prepared to take over the White House. -Russian cooperation to end the Syrian civil war, but it could also have been used by Flynn, who would soon be named national security adviser, with military officials in Moscow, according to the Times.
Monday Mr. Trump's first campaign manager Corey Lewandowsky and deputy campaign manager Dave Bossie were at the white house for meetings.
We have back-channel communication with a number of countries.
Some critics have called for Kushner's security clearance to be revoked, others say he should temporarily step aside while his ties to Moscow are being reviewed.
I grew up up during the Cold War, with all of its worries about Russian Federation infiltrating our government and trying to take us over.