Kushner ignores reporter's questions about op-ed while stuck outside USTR office

Kushner ignores reporter's questions about op-ed while stuck outside USTR office

Senior White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerMueller investigating Russian payments made by Trump Tower meeting organizers: report The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh confirmation in sudden turmoil Manafort’s plea deal — the clear winners and losers MORE on Thursday declined to answer questions from a reporter about the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times that was written by a senior administration official.

Video posted to Twitter by a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation shows Kushner remaining silent when confronted by reporters while he was unable to enter the building that houses the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington.

“Do you have any idea who wrote the op-ed? Are you concerned about it?” a reporter is heard asking Kushner, who is President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate Ex-Trump staffer out at CNN amid “false and defamatory accusations” Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her MORE's son-in-law.

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Kushner has not denied authoring the op-ed, which slammed the president as “amoral” and “anti-Democratic” and detailed efforts by a group of White House staffers to thwart his “misguided impulses.”

Trump called the author “gutless” and suggested that an act of treason was committed. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called on the anonymous “coward” to resign.