Kushner to cooperate with Judiciary document requests

White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerNadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting Trump Tower meeting: A shining example of what not to investigate Impeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent MORE has indicated through his counsel that he will provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee as part of the panel's sprawling inquiry into the Trump administration, campaign and businesses through his attorney, a committee source tells The Hill.

Kushner attorney Abbe Lowell has indicated to the panel that he and his client will provide documents as part of the panel's first wave of documents requests, the source says. It's unclear how extensive the documents provided by Kushner will be. 

Lowell and his spokesman did not respond to multiple requests for comment about such plans.

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerTim Ryan doesn't back impeachment proceedings against Trump 4/20: Will Congress advance marijuana legislation in 2019? Trump accuses 'fake news media' of 'doing everything possible to stir up anger' after Mueller report MORE (D-N.Y.) issued a sweeping documents request earlier this month that asked 81 individuals and entities to turn over records related to the panel’s investigation of possible corruption, obstruction of justice and ethics violations within the administration.

Days after Nadler’s request, Trump initially suggested he would be unwilling to comply with the document requests, citing what he said was former President Obama’s handling of congressional probes during his time in office.

“They didn't give one letter. They didn't do anything. They didn't give one letter of the requests,” he said.

He also called it a disgrace and said it was the beginning of the presidential campaign.

The sweeping requests from Judicary include information related to the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpNadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting Impeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent House Dem calls on lawmakers to 'insulate' election process following Mueller report MORE, then-campaign manager Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortNadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting Trump Tower meeting: A shining example of what not to investigate Ex-Obama White House counsel's trial set for August MORE and others met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who they believed had dirt on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting Kellyanne Conway: Mueller didn't need to use the word 'exoneration' in report MORE

Kushner has also been asked to turn over any records related to the Trump Organization's discussions to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 election, the publishing of hacked Democratic emails by WikiLeaks, hush money payments made to women alleging affairs with the president, contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia as well as events that unfolded within the administration, like the firing of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Kellyanne Conway: Mueller didn't need to use the word 'exoneration' in report April Ryan slams Mike Huckabee in Twitter feud: 'Will you get into heaven? The answer is no!' MORE.

Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, is one of several members of Trump's family who have been asked for documents. Democrats have also asked for documents from Trump Jr. and the president's other son, Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpHouse Dem calls on lawmakers to 'insulate' election process following Mueller report Lara Trump to 'Fox & Friends': Trump 'one of the greatest presidents we've ever had' Eric and Lara Trump expecting their second child MORE. Democrats did not specifically ask for documents from Kushner’s wife, Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpA Trump visit to Africa is important — and carries some urgency On The Money: Cain 'very committed' to Fed bid despite opposition | Pelosi warns no US-UK trade deal if Brexit harms Irish peace | Ivanka Trump says she turned down World Bank job Ivanka Trump says she turned down World Bank job MORE, although they did ask for information related to her.

The panel is also asking Kushner to shed light on internal administration matters like Trump's contacts with his former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker regarding topics like special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as well as the Southern District of New York (SDNY), which is probing the hush money payments.

Democrats have voiced concern that the president installed Whitaker, who was seen as a Trump loyalist, in order to hinder or end Mueller's investigation. Whitaker vacated the position earlier this year after Attorney General William Barr was confirmed.

The president's son-in-law is also asked to provide documents that may discuss possible pardons for Manafort, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn or former Trump lawyer Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenEnd of Mueller shifts focus to existing probes Democrats renew attacks on Trump attorney general The Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems face tricky balancing act after Mueller report MORE