Special council Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to assist with the investigation

The Washington Post ran a story late Thursday night citing unnamed USA officials as saying that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Kushner’s finances as part of the Russian Federation probe.The interviews are some of the first indications of the efforts of Mueller’s newly assembled team.Vnesheconombank says that Gorkov’s meeting with Kushner was to discuss real estate business, of which the president’s son-in-law was the head. In a statement, Gorelick says that after the appointment of the special counsel, she advised Kushner “to obtain the independent advice of a lawyer with appropriate experience as to whether he should continue with us”.White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is exploring changes to his personal legal team, given that his current attorney has ties to special counsel Robert Mueller, The New York Times reported.Summary: A legal team of 13 has been gathered so far to investigate any ties Russian Federation had to the presidential election.Trump, however, referred to the Post’s reporting as a “phony” story in a tweet Thursday.Carson was asked if he believed Mueller could be fair following the President’s tweets calling the probe into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation “a witch hunt”.The President tweeted Friday that he was under “investigation”, which he called a “witch hunt” in another tweet.The newspaper reported the probe, led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller, is examining Kushner’s finances and business dealings.”Sekulow says that when people study the 2016 presidential election, they’ll look back at Trump’s communications as the most successful utilization of social media platforms and communication in our lifetime”. It was not known whether Ledgett talked with Trump, but he wrote an internal NSA document recounting Trump’s request to Rogers.The former director of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, is scheduled to appear June 21 in an open session before the House of Representatives’ intelligence committee, which is looking into Russian activity during the 2016 US election campaign. Both Senate and House Intelligence Committee investigators are reportedly considering whether 666 Fifth Avenue’s weak financial position made Kushner more vulnerable to Russian interests.The president fired Flynn in February after just 24 days on the job when he learned that the former Marine lieutenant general lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Ambassador Kislyak.Trump’s Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his relationship to Comey and an earlier meeting with Trump amount to conflicts of interest.