Kushner meets with Senate Intelligence Committee: reports

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans consider skipping witnesses in Trump impeachment trial Bombshell Afghanistan report bolsters calls for end to 'forever wars' Lawmakers dismiss Chinese retaliatory threat to US tech MORE’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - Democrats to release articles of impeachment today On The Money: White House, Dems edge closer to trade deal | GOP worries about Trump concessions | DOJ argues Congress can't sue Trump on emoluments | Former Fed chief Volcker dies White House, Democrats edge closer to deal on trade MORE interviewed privately with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, according to multiple news outlets.

Kushner was spotted leaving the committee’s secure facility Thursday. According to CNN and others, Kushner met with the panel behind closed doors as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.


Representatives for the White House and Kushner did not immediately return requests for more information. A spokeswoman with the committee declined to comment to The Hill.

His appearance comes as the committee, led by Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrGOP senators request interview with former DNC contractor to probe possible Ukraine ties North Carolina congressman says he won't seek reelection after redistricting Senate passes bipartisan bill to permanently fund historically black colleges MORE (R-N.C.), winds down its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Burr has said the committee still needs to interview some witnesses but expects the investigation to come to a close soon.

The chairman last week declined to provide reporters with a specific timeline for the end of the investigation.

Kushner's reported meeting took place days after Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrHillicon Valley: Apple, Facebook defend encryption during Senate grilling | Tech legal shield makes it into trade deal | Impeachment controversy over phone records heats up | TikTok chief cancels Capitol Hill meetings Giuliani: Trump asked me to brief Justice Department, GOP lawmakers on Ukraine trip Apple, Facebook defend encryption during Senate grilling MORE told Congress that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump MORE found there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow as part of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Kushner was one of several Trump campaign associates interviewed by Mueller as part of his Russia investigation.

The Senate Intelligence Committee also recently held a private interview with Trump's former attorney and "fixer" Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenTrump request for Ukrainian 'favor' tops notable quote list Karen McDougal sues Fox News over alleged slander Justice Dept releases another round of summaries from Mueller probe MORE.