Politics Report: Kushner, Ivanka Trump used third private email account

05:10  03 october  2017
05:10  03 october  2017 Source:   The Hill

Kushner used private email for White House work: report

  Kushner used private email for White House work: report President Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account that was set up during the transition in 2016 to communicate with with other officials in the administration, according to Politico. Kushner reportedly uses his personal email as well as his official White House email to not only communicate with White House officials, but also to talk with outside advisers.

The account was set up during Trump ’s transition to the White House, but Kushner continued to use the account after Trump took office. The email account is part of a “ private family domain” Kushner shares with his wife, Ivanka Trump .

This third account , which was set up in December, is concerning and calls into question the breadth of personal email use from Ivanka Trump and Kushner . (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais).

Report: Kushner, Ivanka Trump used third private email account © Provided by The Hill Report: Kushner, Ivanka Trump used third private email account Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner have reportedly sent hundreds of emails from a third private email account while serving in their White House roles.

The address is now the third linked to the Kushner family in recent weeks, Politico reported Monday, citing three sources familiar with the matter.

The account, in which both the first daughter and Kushner had access to, has reportedly received hundreds of emails from White House government emails since January.

Many of the emails are internal travel documents and schedules, but some also contained official White House materials, Politico reported.

Attorney: Kushner used private email account to talk to WH officials

  Attorney: Kushner used private email account to talk to WH officials Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, has occasionally used a private email account for correspondence with fellow administration officials, his lawyer Abbe Lowell, confirmed to CNN on Sunday. "Mr. Kushner uses his White House email address to conduct White House business," Lowell said in a statement. "Fewer than a hundred emails from January through August were either sent to or returned by Mr. Kushner to colleagues in the White House from his personal email account.

Daughter of US president reportedly used private account for government work. Report follows similar report that Jared Kushner did the same.

A lawyer for Kushner later confirmed the report , but claimed the practice was limited to “fewer than a hundred emails .” As news of Trump ’s private email use broke Thursday, Rep. Ivanka Trump Emails from Private Account (p. 3 ). View entire document on DocumentCloud.

Most of the emails reportedly came from Ivanka Trump's assistant Bridges Lamar and offer White House staffers who work for President Trump's daughter and son-in-law. Lamar sent "daily" messages to the account that usually contained work-related "data," a source familiar with the exchanges told the news outlet.

The Trump campaign repeatedly attacked then-Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email account as secretary of State before last year's election.

The report comes at a time when there are already questions about the extent of Ivanka Trump and Kushner's use of personal email accounts while working in the administration.

The family has declined requests to elaborate what security measures were put in place to protect the account.

Watchdog: Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business

  Watchdog: Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to communicate with a member of President Trump's administration, a watchdog group said Monday. American Oversight obtained documents through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that show Ivanka Trump, a senior White House adviser to her father, used a personal email account to contact Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon in February.

Politico added “ Kushner uses his private account alongside his official White House email account , sometimes trading Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are part of the Trump administration. Hefner’s Third Wife Crystal Harris Reportedly Won’t Inherit Fortune, But Will Be ‘Looked After’.

1 Kushner Used a Private Email Account to Correspond with Other Trump Administration Officials. A post shared by Ivanka Trump (@ ivankatrump ) on Feb 28, 2017 at 5:28pm PST. Hardly a story has been written about Kushner that doesn't reference his politeness, or the fact that he is

Politico reported last month that both Kushner and Ivanka Trump had used personal email accounts to correspond about work-related items.

A representative speaking on behalf of the family told the outlet that the first daughter has been careful about her keeping her work related emails separate from her personal life, adding that her emails have been saved on the White House email system.

Kushner's lawyer Abbe Lowell defended the account, saying that Kushner "uses his White House email address to conduct White House business."

Lowell also said Kushner sent fewer than 100 emails with White House colleagues through the account in question, and in large part because others initiated contact with Kushner on the private account first.

The lawyer added that Kushner has forwarded any White-House related messages to his official government account in order to comply with the Presidential Records Act.

A White House spokesman additionally said the administration has told staffers to comply with the Presidential Records Act, which requires all documents related to White House communications be preserved, as well as "applicable guidelines for work-related communications."

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Top House Democrat Asks FBI to Review Jared Kushner and Ivanka Emails .
A top Democrat is calling on the FBI to review whether Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump exposed classified information through their use of personal email.The Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, is also renewing his call for the couple to brief lawmakers about their electronic correspondence, saying they failed to comply with a bipartisan request not transfer or destroy any emails related to government work.

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