In an 11-page statement released Monday ahead of his closed-door interview with Senate intelligence committee staff, Jared Kushner offers his first public accounting of what he says are his four meetings with Russians during the 2016 campaign and transition, saying he had no additional contacts with individuals who were or may have been Russian government representatives.
“I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government,” Kushner says in the statement. “I had no improper contacts. I have not relied on Russian funds to finance my business activities in the private sector. I have tried to be fully transparent with regard to the filing of my SF-86 form, above and beyond what is required. Hopefully, this puts these matters to rest.” Read more at CNN.