Nancy Pelosi calls on White House to revoke Jared Kushner’s security clearance amid Russian email scandal

Peace and Freedom

The House Minority Leader calls news of Mr Kushner’s meeting with a Russian lawyer ‘deeply disturbing’

By Emily Shugerman New York

The Independent 

The top Democrat in Congress has called upon the White House to revoke senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearance, in the wake of startling revelations about his contact with a Kremlin-connected lawyer.

“The revelation that the Trump Campaign eagerly intended to possibly collude with Russia is deeply disturbing,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Twitter. “Jared Kushner’s security clearance must be immediately revoked.”

The statement echoes the sentiments of several members of Congress. Politicians in both parties have been increasingly suspicious of Mr Kushner in recent days, after it was revealed that he took part in a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the Trump campaign.


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