The Indian-American envoy's defence of Kushner, 36, came after the American media reported last week that he discussed to open a secret "back-channel" between Russia and Trump's presidential transition team in a meeting with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, last December.
The veteran GOP strategist, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation on May 18.
Melania Trump says it was "simply wrong" for celebrity Kathy Griffin to appear in a video holding what looked like President Donald Trump's bloody, severed head. A majority of 53% said Pence does more to help the President - just 29% said he does more harm when he speaks on behalf of Trump.
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Commentators believe the Lions' playing style will closely match that which Gatland has developed in his 10 years as head coach of Wales.
Spicer's response was met with laughter from the White House press corps. Dubke founded Crossroads Media, a GOP firm that specializes in political advertising.
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the FakeNews media", Mr Trump tweeted Sunday. His connections to Capitol Hill could be an asset to a White House hoping to bolster those relationships, but, like other top advisers now serving Trump, he doesn't bring prior White House experience to the table.
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He has a year left on his contract with the club, although the Red Devils have the option to extend it by an additional year. Andres Iniesta has given his full backing to Ernesto Valverde after he replaced Luis Enrique as Barcelona boss on Tuesday.
Under pressure to shift the narrative away from Russian Federation and missteps, the president spoke with former campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie about crisis help.
While overseas, Trump's longtime lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, joined a still-forming legal team to help the president shoulder the intensifying investigations into Russian interference in the election and his associates' potential involvement. He later added: "It's an ongoing conversation, and that's a fair way to put it". In fact, one of the Russian officials Kushner was allegedly working with has been blacklisted by US intelligence.
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They include climate change denying extremist Senators Jim Inhofe, John Barrasso, Roy Blunt, Mike Lee, and Ted Cruz. The U.S.is the world's second largest emitter of carbon, following only China.
However, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned after failing to properly disclose his own contacts with Russian officials, told the Senate Intelligence Committee he will begin turning over some documents subpoenaed by the panel, a government source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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