Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a senior Advisor in the trump administration, is under FBI scrutiny as part of investigations into a possible Russian agreements, many U.S. officials told NBC News.
The investigators believe that Kushner is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka has considerable information relevant to the investigation, the officials told NBC.
Kushner, the meeting took place in December 2016, with the Russian Ambassador and a banker from Moscow, is explored due to the scope and the nature of its interactions with the Russians, people familiar with the investigation told The Washington Post.
The information may have Kushner, this does not mean, however, that the officials suspected of committing, a crime, or intend to download it.
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Kushner’s lawyer, Jamie Gorelick, said he would be willing to share information when contacted.
Kushner, 36, is in a different category than the former-trump-campaign-Chairman Paul Manafort and the former national security Advisor, Michael Flynn.
Both Manafort and Flynn are formally, as subjects of the probe and, according to NBC, the records of the two men required of the grand jury subpoenas.
It is not known whether Kushner has received all of the records, requests from investigators.
The FBI reports, the examination of Kushner follows a Washington Post report last week that a ” senior White House official close to the President has been described as a “person of interest.” This report has not the name of the person, and the term “person of interest” has no legal significance.
It was not immediately clear which part of Kushner activities resolved the reported interest of the FBI, to investigate how they continue to bother whether the trump staff coordinated with the Russians, in the 2016 presidential elections.
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is now at the forefront of the investigation as the special counsel after the dismissal of James Comey earlier this month.