[Vision2020] Jared Kushner used private email for official business

Debi Smith Debismith at moscow.com
Sun Sep 24 17:49:40 PDT 2017

Hmmmm. But let's keep on hitting Hillary for e-mails, shall we? 
Hypocritical much?

Debi R-S

On 9/24/2017 2:49 PM, Tom Hansen wrote:
> Hmmm.
> Courtesy of the /Washington Examiner /at:
> http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/jared-kushner-used-private-email-for-official-business-report/article/2635438
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>   Jared Kushner used private email for official business: Report
> Jared Kushner has used a private email server to correspond with other 
> administration officials.
> Kushner, a senior White House advisor and son-in-law to President 
> Trump, set up the email account in December, shortly after the 
> presidential election, according to Politico, which first reported on 
> the email account.
> The emails have gone to White House officials as well as to outside 
> advisers, and have contained discussions about news coverage and event 
> planning. Recipients of such emails included National Economic Council 
> director Gary Cohn as well as former chief of staff Reince Priebus and 
> former chief strategist Steve Bannon.
> Abbe Lowell, Kushner's lawyer, said he has forwarded all the private 
> emails to his White House account. In most cases, Lowell said, the 
> emails to the private account were initiated by other officials.
> "Mr. Kushner uses his White House email address to conduct White House 
> business," Lowell told Politico in a statement Sunday. "Fewer than 100 
> emails from January through August were either sent to or returned by 
> Mr. Kushner to colleagues in the White House from his personal email 
> account. These usually forwarded news articles or political commentary 
> and most often occurred when someone initiated the exchange by sending 
> an email to his personal rather than his White House address."
> Private email accounts can bypass the requirements of the Presidential 
> Records Act, which requires archiving all documents about government 
> business.
> Kushner has been under scrutiny during investigations over whether the 
> Trump campaign colluded with Russian government officials to influence 
> the U.S. election.
> During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump repeatedly attacked his 
> Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, for using a private email server 
> when she was secretary of state. She was cleared by the FBI of 
> wrongdoing, but credits the news reporting about her emails as one of 
> the reasons for her defeat.
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> Tom Hansen
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