WASHINGTON (AP)– President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal e-mail account on lots of occasions to communicate with coworkers in the White House, his attorney stated Sunday.Between January
and August, Kushner either received or reacted to fewer than 100 emails from White House officials from his private account, attorney Abbe Lowell said in a statement that confirmed Kushner’s use of a personal address in the first months of the administration.The use of a private email account to go over government matters is a politically freighted concern that factored plainly in last year’s governmental election. Trump repeatedly assaulted Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton for setting up a private email server as secretary of state, a choice that prompted an FBI investigation that shadowed her for much of the campaign.In Kushner’s case, Lowell stated, the e-mails to and from his private account usually included “forwarded news posts or political commentary and frequently took place when someone initiated the exchange by sending an email to his individual, instead of his White Home, address.” White Home Senior citizen Consultant Jared Kushner listens as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bi-lateral meeting with Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon, in the Oval Office
at the White House on July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC.(Image by Zach Gibson– Pool/Getty Images)The attorney said Kushner, a crucial aide to Trump, uses his White House address to go over White House organisation and that any non-personal e-mails were forwarded to his main account and
“all have actually been protected in any occasion.”Politico first reported Kushner’s use of a personal e-mail account.Trump consistently argued during the campaign that Clinton was worthy of to be prosecuted for mishandling classified information, frequently deriding her as”
Jagged Hillary,”and has continued to suggest that after being elected
president.Former FBI Director James Comey said that though Clinton and her aides were”extremely reckless”in their handling of classified material, there was no evidence that anybody planned to break the law, and he suggested against prosecution.
The Justice Department accepted that conclusion.At a political event in Alabama on Friday, Trump reacted to supporter chants of”lock her up “by stating,”You’ve got to speak with( Chief law officer)Jeff Sessions about that. “___ Follow Eric Tucker on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/etuckerAP (© Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All Rights Booked. This product might not be published, broadcast,
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