Jared Kushner "Under FBI Scrutiny" In Russia Probe: NBC

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Update:  Just like last week's bombshells, the Washington Post managed to publish an almost identical confirmation of NBC's story within minutes...almost like they coordinated...

And, just like NBC, the Washington Post was careful to hedge their salacious title (though multiple paragraphs down in the body of the article) by pointing out that Kushner is not technically a "target" in any investigation and has not been accused of any wrongdoing.

The Post has not been told that Kushner is a target — or the central focus — of the investigation, and he has not been accused of any wrongdoing. Target is a word that generally refers to someone who is the main suspect of investigators’ attention, though prosecutors can and do bring charges against people who are not marked with that distinction.


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Last week when the Washington Post first reported that a senior White House adviser and "someone close to the president" was under scrutiny by investigators looking into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign, we noted speculation from the Twittersphere suggesting that that "someone" might be Jared Kushner (see "Unnamed White House Official Under FBI Investigation In Russia Probe").  Now, at least according to NBC, and information garnered from more anonymous sources, it seems that speculation may have been accurate. 

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News.


Investigators believe Kushner has significant information relevant to their inquiry, officials said. That does not mean they suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him.


The FBI's scrutiny of Kushner places the bureau's sprawling counterintelligence and criminal investigation not only on the doorstep of the White House, but on the cusp of the Trump family circle. The Washington Post first reported last week that a senior White House official close to Trump was a "person of interest," but did not name the person.

Not surprisingly, NBC's report is lacking on actual facts on why Kushner may be a "person of interest" in the FBI's inquiry but is long on innuendo as they point out that he met at least once in December with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, and he also met last year with a Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov.

Meanwhile, Kushner's lawyer told NBC that he expects to cooperate if contacted in regards to any inquiry.

"Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings," Kushner's lawyer, Jamie Gorelick, told NBC News. "He will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry.

Of course, despite the sensational headline, NBC's report still offers no facts to support their larger thesis of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign...but it does help advance the provocative narrative just a bit further...

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Creepy_Azz_Crackaah's picture

Did he have an unsecured server with CLASSIFIED documents on it that Russia and any child could get into?


Oh, wait... that's now "legal."

847328_3527's picture

Hilarious how Trump is playing the media into afrenzy every day.


It's a new crisis at WaPo every 8 hours. Those poor reporters must be exahuasted making up bull shit stories 24/7.

Paul Kersey's picture

Will the Kushman Jr follow the Kushman Sr into the slammer? "Behind every great fortune is an even greater crime". Honoré de Balzac

Croesus's picture

I hope the Kosher Nostra's lapdog gets taken down. Can't stand that fucking Weaselwitz, oy.

They might try connecting him to Lev Leviev, a "legitimate businessman" of a certain Zionist faith.

Paul Kersey's picture

"Court Jew" definition:


"In the early modern period, a court Jew, or court factor (German: Hofjude, Hoffaktor) was a Jewish banker who handled the finances of, or lent money to, European royalty and nobility. In return for their services, court Jews gained social privileges, including in some cases being granted noble status."

Paul Kersey's picture

"If the sponsoring noble died, his Jewish financier could face exile or execution. "

AltRight Girl's picture

I can live with Kushner taking the fall.

Less power to the kikes and more to our people.

Our people that jumped through hoops to make this victory happening:

Guciffer 2.0 Emailed Democratic Voter Turnouts to GOP Consultant after DNC Hack

NoDebt's picture

Nobody is going to get "gotten" in any of this.  This is just going to be a never-ending series of accusations and rumors.  The rallying cry will be "We just haven't dug deep enough yet!  What are they hiding?"  

Their goal is not to depose Trump, their goal is to burn all resources so nothing can be accomplished.  Delay, stall, subvert and wait for the next election.


fleur de lis's picture

Whatever else about Kushner he would not pass info about Trump or related info.

It would make no sense for him to do so.

PrayingMantis's picture

... I wonder if the Famous But Incompetent agency could really put a "sayanim" under scrutiny ...


WordSmith2013's picture
Is Jared Kushner working for Israel to enable Saudi nuke attack on Iran?

This 36 year old Zionist kid is everywhere he shouldn't be.

Trump needs to unload Jared and Ivanka before the DEMs really do come up with a real charge that sticks.

UselessEater's picture

Henry Ford described it well, "Jews Go To Head Quarters".

Worth a listen, Henry Ford was a great man... the Ford Foundation is a travesty of spiteful vengeance.



I discuss Henry Ford’s statement that “Jews go to Head Quarters”. I discuss various things I observed of the Jews I knew and their mad penchant for seeking out anyone with power, even non-Jews. Jews are an upper-class and the rest of us are a lower class much lower than them but we don’t realise this.

44magnum's picture

Is that how Rothschild became a Lord?

Mr. Universe's picture

In France the resident Red Shield is a Baron.

lil dirtball's picture

> including in some cases being granted noble status

Read all about it:


Oliver Klozoff's picture

"Weaselwitz" lol    first laugh I had today.

Normally wouldn't pay any attention to Nothing But Crap, this may backfire on them and kush may be out.

Sounds like a win to me.


vato poco's picture


His name was Seth Rich




aeneas01's picture

I agree.  I hope this results in Kushner's ouster.  Trump's hands remain clean.  Another 'win' in the making.

el buitre's picture

What many do not know is that Fat Chris Christie was the US Attorney prosecutor for NJ that put the even sleazier father Charles of sleazy Jared Kushner in the slammer for a couple of years for criminal fraud.  

Squid Viscous's picture

hope they put him in the same cell with that other Jared hebe, 

"hey I got a 6 inch here, with extra sauce"

Boris Badenov's picture

What about Debbie Wasserman-Poodle's LAPTOP in DC Police possession???

WillyGroper's picture

now that's some funny shit!

i called it & got nothin but dings from the guppies.

GW is part of the skool play too.

these fkr's have infiltrated every facet of the alt just like all other institutions.

it's all a diversion from A21 ramp & financial collapse.

The_Juggernaut's picture

Nobody believes them anymore.  Orange Jesus is a genius.

847328_3527's picture

WaPo, NYT, CNN, NPR are now considered poorly written Tabloid Trash. Even the Enquirer has better photos and articles!

NewHugh's picture

The Sun has page 3 girls!!! :-P :-P

847328_3527's picture
Choco Obama trying so hard to upstage President Trump in Europe. Sad! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCRd7ZNoD_E
mc888's picture

more like they both got the same press release from their CIA handler

Cabreado's picture

"Hilarious how Trump is playing the media into afrenzy every day."

No, it's not hilarious, and it's not that simple.

Trump is not "playing the media" anymore -- he's on defense, and the media is playing the citizenry.

Why that is not glaringly obvious to you, I think I don't want to know...

stocktivity's picture

I wish they would connect that little racist attorney general Jeff Sessions.

Vilfredo Pareto's picture

Wake me up when it turns into more than just MSM and Butthurt Obama holdovers in government spreading innuendo and there is actual evidence or an indictment.


As in never lol

junction's picture

Comey's revenge.  More to come from this vicious "nut" job who still can't get over that Trump took away his Gulfstream 550 "personal" jet.

Cassandra.Hermes's picture

Hilary was using MTProto protocol with 256-bit symmetric AES encryption and RSA 2048 encryption, so she was not leaked as Trump is, she knew what she was doing

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

You get paid for the broadcast of such nonsense, or what?

Cassandra.Hermes's picture

Nop my ex was payed by house committee to review her servers

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Then perhaps you'd like to explain the meaning and context of your original statement, how it applies to Hillary's unlawful mail server, and why it would indicate competence on Hillary's part beyond wiping it with a cloth.

Unless, of course, you were just parroting a technobabble talking point.

hxc's picture

NoT iF yOuR eX sPeLlEd LiKe YoUr DuMb AsS

HRClinton's picture

If Kushner cannot end this issue fast, he does not deserve the ownership of 666 5th Ave., NY.

Peacefulwarrior's picture

Why can't they leak an Ivanka Sex video in a Nordstrom changing room or  something more interesting?

FoggyWorld's picture

We should be so lucky!

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

No worries...

When Jared Zio-Jew doesn't get what he wants from Russia he will blow up another Russian commerical airliner or "attempt" to kill some Syrian and Russian military in "Deir-Ez-Zor"...


Mazzy's picture

(((Jared Kushner)))

Paul Kersey's picture

(((Seth Rich)))


(JTA) — The family of Seth Rich, a Jewish Democratic National Committee staffer killed near his Washington, D.C., home last summer, has called on Fox News to retract its story saying that Rich had contact with WikiLeaks before his death.