Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, has come under scrutiny by the media after reports revealed he had multiple contacts with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.
Kushner’s conversations are being examined as part of the ongoing FBI investigation into Russia’s influence in the 2016 presidential election and whether or not Trump’s campaign colluded with the Russians, but he is not the subject of a criminal investigation, according to reports.
Scroll down for more information about Kushner’s contacts with Russian officials and more facts about the president's son-in-law.
He discussed creating a ‘secret communications channel’ with the Russian ambassador
He is solidly in Trump's inner circle
The DOJ says his White House role doesn’t violate anti-nepotism laws
He had an important role in the campaign
He has defended Trump’s rhetoric
He became CEO of his family’s company in 2008
His father went to prison in 2005
He was the publisher of the New York Observer