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WAPO: Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

They must have these non-stories in a cue.

Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports.
Ambassador Sergey Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on Dec. 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. officials. Kislyak said Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications.
The meeting also was attended by Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser.
The White House disclosed the meeting only in March, playing down its significance. But people familiar with the matter say the FBI now considers the encounter, as well as another meeting Kushner had with a Russian banker, to be of investigative interest. 

I'll bet they do, especially after Comey was fired.  This is non-news because every administration going back to JFK has set up backdoor channels, but recently Barack Obama during the very same thing during his 2008 campaign.

 All administrations have thought to establish channels the spooks wouldn't even know about because of the volatile nature of their activities.

So while it appears a "Bombshell" as Drudge posts, it's anything but.  Just another leak to the WAPO who seems to only release them on Monday's or Friday, so as to have a greater effect.


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