Six House Democrats urge FBI Director Christopher Wray to investigate whether President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser, Jared Kushner, leaked secret information to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, a letter from CNN said ,
The call comes after The Intercept, citing three sources, reports that the Saudi prince – accidentally known by his initials MBS – told confidants after their meeting last year that Kushner had negotiated about Saudi leaders who are unfaithful to the crown prince. 19659002] "We urge the FBI to initiate an immediate investigation to determine whether these reports are accurate and to what extent information and sources may be included," a letter in the Democratic Repeats said. Ted Lieu, Gerald Connolly, Donald Beyer, Pramila Jaypal, Peter Welch, and Ruben Gallego
The letter states that "the integrity of classified information falls within the purview of the FBI," but the President has the authority to declassify information and Sharing
According to The Intercept, a person "who frequently speaks to Saudi and Emirati rulers" has told the newspaper that MBS has boasted of United Ar Emir's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed that Kushner "is in his pocket The release added that the information about his non-loyal Saudi members was contained in the President's Daily Brief, a document denying Kushner's access to the president every day earlier this year when Chief of Staff John Kelly passed the rules for released the security clearance.
Peter Mirijanian, a spokesman for Kushner's lawyers, denied the first report
"Some questions in the media are so obviously wrong and ridiculous that they do not deserve an answer. That's one, "he said.
After the news of the letter was broken, Mirijanian said the allegations on the basis of the letter had" often been wrongly exposed. "
" But that does not stop some Democrats in Congress from trying to revive it for purely partisan reasons, "Mirijanian said," adding that to the stack of frivolous acts that some have taken in Congress, rather than real deals
Several White House officials did not want to comment on the new letter to Wray, Trump's choice to run the FBI.
Kushner, the White House adviser, has been involved in a number of problems For the past few months, Kushner correctly saw that MBS was an ascendant, a view that was confirmed as the 82-year-old Father of the prince, King Salman, who gave power to the prince.
Kushner took to an unannounced trip to Saudi Arabia in October to deepen this connection he met directly with the Crown Prince.
Democrats close the letter with a direct appeal to Wray: "We urge the department to investigate these allegations, and we thank you for your attention.