The Suspicious Circumstances of Kushner’s Secret Meeting With a Kremlin-connected Banker

by Aaron Rupar – Kushner is under investigation as part of the probe of the Trump campaign and Russia. On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that “nvestigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation.” The meetings in question happened in December. One of them involved Kushner and Sergey Gorkov, head of Vnesheconombank, a state-owned Russian bank that is still under American sanctions imposed by the Obama administration in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. That meeting occurred as Kushner, who was still head of Kushner Companies at the time, was looking for investors to redevelop the Manhattan office building he paid $1.8 billion to purchase in 2007. When news of the Kushner-Gorkov meeting was first reported by...

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