Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump, will be questioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's investigation into Russia’s interference during the 2016 election. "Mr. Kushner has volunteered to be interviewed as part of the committee's investigation into the Russian activities surrounding the 2016 election," Sens. Richard Burr (R, N.C.) and Mark Warner (D, Va.), the committee's chairman and vice chairman, told The New York Times in a statement. According to the Times, the questions for Kushner will focus on two meetings he had with Russian agents in December, prior to his father-in-law's inauguration as president. A White House official told CBS News correspondent Mark Knoller that Kushner was the Trump campaign's "primary point of contact" with foreign governments and officials.
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