Politics Kushner to testify at closed Senate Intel Committee hearing: report

01:40  20 july  2017
01:40  20 july  2017 Source:   The Hill

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Late Friday, the Senate intelligence committee announced that Comey had agreed to testify at an open hearing at an undetermined date after Memorial Day. In March, Kushner volunteered to answer lawmakers' questions about meetings he had with Russian officials during the transition.

House Dems question Ivanka Trump’s security clearance© Provided by The Hill House Dems question Ivanka Trump’s security clearance President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed hearing on Monday, ABC News reported.

"As Mr. Kushner has been saying since March, he has been and is prepared to voluntarily cooperate and provide whatever information he has on the investigations to Congress," Kushner's lawyer Abbe Lowell told ABC News.

"Working with and being responsive to the schedules of the committees, we have arranged Mr. Kushner's interview with the senate for July 24. He will continue to cooperate and appreciates the opportunity to assist in putting this matter to rest."

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Close . BREAKING ON NBC: Jared Kushner will meet with Senate Intel staff mid-month, 1st step in agmt to also provide docs & take senator qs. Kushner and Intel Committee have an agreement for his cooperation, but the fact that a senior aide/son in law of the President might be testifying before

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee . Late Friday, the Senate intelligence committee announced that Comey had agreed to testify at an open hearing at an undetermined date In March, Kushner volunteered to answer lawmakers' questions about meetings he had with Russian officials

Kushner has emerged as a person of interest in ongoing investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

He has faced scrutiny over his previously undisclosed meetings with Russian nationals and officials, including a meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and the CEO of a Russian state-run bank during the presidential transition.

More recently, it was revealed that the senior adviser attended a meeting last summer with a Russian lawyer who had reportedly promised compromising information to the Trump campaign about Hillary Clinton.

The Senate Intelligence Committee has said since March that it wanted to interview Kushner.


Senate Judiciary panel prepared to subpoena Manafort, Trump Jr., by Friday night .
The panel’s chairman said subpoenas for both, plus one other witness, have been approved if they do not respond to the committee’s invitation by close of business Friday.Committee chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said Thursday that Manafort, Trump Jr. and a third invited witness, Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, have until Friday night to accept the invitation to testify in a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday. If they do not accept, Grassley said, subpoenas would be issued “almost immediately.

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