The White house declined on Tuesday to answer the questions, whether the President knew Trump advisers Jared Kushner, his alleged attempts to create in the presidential transition back-channel communication with Russia.
Asked if Kushner had in fact tried to negotiate back channel with Russia, White House Press Secretary and Sean Spicer said at the daily press briefing“on the assumption That a lot of. I’m not going to get into what the President done or not to discuss done. But what is your question, is not supported by a lot of facts, nothing can, but a lot of anonymous sources, the so far leaked.”
He also pointed out that the National security Advisor, H. R. McMaster, and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said over the weekend, the so-called back-channel communication with other countries are generally helpful.
The investigation on whether Trump’s associates reported, in collaboration with the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential race and in front of the Trump office assumed now questions about Kushner’s role, according to several recent news.
Spicer on Tuesday also reiterated that a lawyer for the Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, said his client is ready to discuss the matter with the investigators.
He spoke hours after the White House Communications Director Michael Dubke confirmed that he is leaving the job, fueling speculation about a West Wing shakeup in the midst of Trump’s continued frustration over the so-called “fake news”.
“The President is frustrated, when he sees, the wrong stories are published,” said Spicer, who is also Trump said “very satisfied” with his team, including an “incredibly qualified Cabinet.”
The press conference began with Spicer’s assessment of trump is just nine-day abroad finished the trip with such superlatives as “incredible” and “historic”, but with him the defense of the administration ended again allegations of fake or intentionally incorrect, news. Spicer then abruptly the briefing room was completed.
On the question of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, appears to suggest this weekend that in the countries of the European Union can no longer rely on the United States, said trump, Spicer, the two heads of state have a “pretty unbelievable” relationship.
He is also controversial, is the assumption that Merkel is moving away from Trump, after the President declined last week to join six other Nations in the G-7 summit in Brussels reaffirmed their commitment to the 2015 Paris climate agreement, which attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the context of climate change.
Spicer Merkel’s comment Sunday, in the suggested reading, the EU is in the midst of move forward of the “friendships” with the United States and other Nations. He also said that Trump has “a great respect” for Merkel.