The White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has turned over documents to the special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have expressed interest his role in the firing of James Comey as FBI director, CNN reported Thursday.
CNN reported that Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, turned over the documents to Mueller “in recent weeks.” Trump fired Comey in May.
Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US election — and whether Trump’s campaign colluded with Moscow to influence the outcome — led to the indictments on Monday of Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort’s past business associate Rick Gates. Court documents released by Mueller on Monday also showed that George Papadopoulos, a foreign-policy adviser to …