White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that he “never discussed business” with the head of the Russian state investment bank Vnesheconombank (VEB), with whom he met shortly after the 2016 election upon the recommendation of then-Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak.
“We never discussed business together,” Kushner told Time Magazine’s Brian Bennett in an interview, referring to VEB CEO Sergei Gorkov. “I’ve done testimony on this. Everything was unusual at that time. We were an outsider campaign.”
Kushner on December 2016 meeting with Vnesheconombank CEO Sergei Gorkov: “We never discussed business together […] Everything was unusual at that …read more