US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner handed over documents related to the Russian Federation probe to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, media reported.
As the legal noose around the Trump campaign tightens, tensions are reportedly soaring in the West Wing between the president and his son-in-law/top adviser.
Kushner attended the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between top Trump campaign officials and a cadre of Russian figures, including some with links to the Kremlin. You can't go any lower.
In a call Tuesday with former White House Chief strategist Stephen Bannon, Trump laid the blame for the expanding scandal surrounding Mueller's probe into Russian election interference squarely on Kushner's shoulders, Nunberg told Vanity Fair.
Former White House officials are barred from "contacting any part of the executive branch, including the president, with the intent to influence official decisions in any particular party matter in which the former official participated personally", according to the attorneys.
There continues to be widespread speculation that Trump might decide to fire Mueller and this act could ultimately lead to constitutional chaos and put the Congress Republican leaders in a risky political position.
Former White House staff members-whether encamped at Breitbart News or anywhere else-are constrained by 18 USC 207, which governs "restrictions on former officers, employees, and elected officials of the executive and legislative branches".
"Jared is the worst political adviser in the White House in modern history", Sam Nunberg, a former Trump campaign operative, told Vanity Fair.
The White House didn't respond to Vanity Fair's request for comment. The former advisor added, " I would say [Kushner] should go back to real estate in NY.
When Trump brought Jared into the White House, he gave his son-in-law - who had no prior experience in government or foreign service - a wide-ranging portfolio that included reforming the federal government, addressing veteran's affairs and serving as the president's main diplomatic point person on the Middle East and China.
The investigators are also looking for potential obstruction of justice in Mr Comey's firing, sources familiar with the matter told CNN.
USA investigators are also reportedly looking into Tony Podesta, a prominent Democratic lobbyist, and Vin Weber, a former GOP congressman, the Associated Press reports.
Indigenous Australians have also complained about visitors urinating on the rock, potentially contaminating water sources. More than 30 people have died attempting the climb, which is often closed during periods of high temperatures or weather.
Muons (elementary particles similar to electrons) originate from collisions between cosmic rays and atoms in the upper atmosphere. They saw those rooms but, to their surprise, they found an additional large space as well.
Two weeks ago, a jury took four hours to convict a man in a September 2016 bombing in New York City that wounded 30 people. He noted over 500 defendants have been convicted of terrorism-related crimes since the September 11, 2001, attacks.
For the 2017 holiday season , the company is ditching their trademark red cups in favor of a do-it-yourself motif . The cup sparked outrage with its lack of Christmas and winter symbols such as snowflakes, trees or presents.
Janney portrays LaVona Harding as a bitter chainsmoker who won't stop berating her daughter on multiple occasions. Four years later and it looks like the star of About Time and Suicide Squad has landed her best role to date.
A 24-year-old ex-convict is suspected of shooting the student to death after demanding Guo's auto , according to Utah authorities. The university advised those on campus to shelter in place and issued a campus alert Monday about 9 p.m.
The High Court had dismissed the Delhi government's claim that the AAP-Centre tussle was a "classic" federal dispute. SC said, the LG will be the administrative head and will not be bound to advise of the council of ministers.
Thornton police say 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested Thursday morning, about 14 hours after he fled the store in a auto . A man suspected of killing three people at a Colorado Walmart on Wednesday evening (local time) has been arrested.
Klum really got into act when she performed the classic " Thriller " dance at the party, which was held at Moxy Times Square . With little help from her prosthetic chest and hand, the 44-year-old model looked no less horrifying than MJ himself.
Why it should worry you that Trump's Twitter feed went down
The reason this happened? The error message is usually for accounts that have been deleted, rather than suspended by Twitter. A Twitter employee, on his last day at the job, deactivated the account of Donald Trump on the social network.
New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed
There's no release date set for the latest Overwatch hero yet, though it's likely she'll arrive with the Blizzard World map. Her right hand fires a long-range beam weapon that saps enemies' health, healing Moira and replenishing her biotic energy.
Gender gap grows again after a decade
The UK ranks 95th in the world for income equality, with women in the UK earning on average 45% less per year than men. However, gender equality does appear to promote better economic performance, according to numerous studies.
Extra Vacation For Nonsmokers
The company has introduced a paid leave allowance to non-smokers, giving them an extra six days off per year . Smoking at work will cost you more than a week of precious vacation time at one Japanese company.
Even Apple Can't Believe Apple's Q4 Results
While that only represents a 2% increase year-over-year, Apple's other products more than picked up the slack. He said he expects the current quarter to be the company's biggest ever, after a "sensational year" for 2017.
Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos
He was cut by Cleveland during training camp and signed to be Denver's backup ahead of its season opener in September. That final year when they won the Super Bowl , he went 5-2 as the starter while the future Hall of Famer was injured.