A question about investigations into alleged meddling by the Kremlin launched the White House spokesman into an analogy about attention to possible collusion with President Trump’s campaign.
“I want to see them treat him the same way that any other American would be treated,” J. Whitefield Larrabee, a Massachusetts attorney representing the plaintiffs, told the Daily News on Monday night. “I don’t think he should be given the benefit of the doubt anymore and if he wants to present his defenses, he can present them to a jury.”
Kushner, who is married to Trump’s eldest daughter Ivanka, has agreed to speak to the committee, which is conducting an investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, including whether there are any ties between Trump associates and the Kremlin, the White House said.
Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously announced visit to the lower house of Russia’s parliament. In the meeting with members of the Duma, Le Pen urged Russia and France to work together to save the world from globalism and Islamic fundamentalism.
Manafort’s coming appearance was announced Friday by committee chair Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), who set off his own fireworks this week by briefing President Trump about secret intelligence intercepts related to the probe.
Whatever was left of a post-inauguration honeymoon with voters may now be over after polls showed the commander-in-chief’s approval ratings slipping to historic lows.
The general, who resigned last month over concerns about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak during the transition, had previously refused to answer questions about how much he was paid or where the money came from.