PressTV-US senators request more info on Russia probe

The US Senate Judiciary Committee says President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has failed to provide documents he received about a “Russian backdoor overture” as part of the federal investigating into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

In a letter sent on Thursday to Kushner’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, Senate Judiciary Committee leaders listed documents and emails Kushner received about a “Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite” among materials Lowell has failed to produce.

The letter by Senators Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein, the Judiciary Committee’s Republican chairman and top Democrat respectively, also specified keywords, including Clinton, WikiLeaks, hacking, and the names of four Russian banks.

The letter also said Lowell must provide emails published by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks from September 2016 which Kushner had forwarded to an…

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