Sanders: White House being 'as transparent as humanly possible' in Russia probe

Sanders: White House being 'as transparent as humanly possible' in Russia probe
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President Trump's spokeswoman said Wednesday the White House is being “as transparent as humanly possible” in its handling of the Russia investigation.
 
“Our goal is to be as transparent as humanly possible and to put every bit of information that we have at the forefront and be willing to cooperate with everybody looking into the matter,” White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during an off-camera briefing.
 
Trump’s team has faced criticism that it has not been forthcoming about its dealings with Russian figures during the campaign.
 
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The meeting undercut a long-running White House claim that no one on Trump’s team met with Russians during the election season to discuss the campaign.
 
Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser who attended the meeting, failed to include it on an application for a security clearance when joining the administration.
 
Emails detailing how the meeting was set up were discovered as Kushner’s lawyers prepared for congressional testimony by conducting a document review, according to CNN. Kushner’s team has said the initial omission was an unintentional oversight. 
 
Some Democrats have called for Kushner’s security clearance to be revoked for him submitting an inaccurate application.
 
Sanders on Wednesday accused Democrats of “playing political games” but refused to say if Kushner still has a clearance.