The hits keep coming for the White House, and it is becoming even more obvious that Russia is the reason Donald Trump is in the White House.
According to the New York Times, both Jared Kushner and Michael Flynn met with a Russian ambassador in Trump Tower in December, prior to Trump’s inauguration.
Michael T. Flynn, then Donald J. Trump’s incoming national security adviser, had a previously undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador in December to “establish a line of communication” between the new administration and the Russian government, the White House said on Thursday.
Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and now a senior adviser, also participated in the meeting at Trump Tower with Mr. Flynn and Sergey I. Kislyak, the Russian ambassador. But among Mr. Trump’s inner circle, it is Mr. Flynn who appears to have been the main interlocutor with the Russian envoy — the two were in contact during the campaign and the transition, Mr. Kislyak and current and former American officials have said.
This news comes just hours after learning Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from any investigation regarding Trump’s campaign and Russia.