Kushner meets with Senate Intelligence Committee: reports

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani says he is unaware of reported federal investigation Louisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff Lawmakers focus their ire on NBA, not China MORE’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey Kushner Biden's weak response to Trump is a lesson for Democratic candidates Mark Hamill zings Ivanka Trump for 'Star Wars' tweet Trump officials mull plan to divert billions more to border wall: report 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 BurrBlood cancer patients deserve equal access to the cure Senate Intelligence report triggers new calls for action on election security Senate Intel report urges action to prevent Russian meddling in 2020 election 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 BarrDemocratic lawmaker says Barr's reported meeting with Murdoch should be investigated Trump to meet Italian president at White House next week Barr criticizes LGBT curriculums without opt-outs MORE told Congress that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network 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's tirades, taunts and threats are damaging our democracy Maxine Waters: Trump should be imprisoned and 'placed in solitary confinement' Michael Cohen denies Omarosa advising him in prison MORE.