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Former Intelligence Officials: Reported Kushner-Russia Plan Is Unlike Anything They’ve Seen | RSN

By Natasha Bertrand, Business Insider

ormer intelligence officials described Jared Kushner’s reported attempt to set up a backchannel line of communication with Russia last December that would bypass the US’ national security and intelligence apparatus as “off the map,” “explosive,” and “extremely dangerous.”

Trump’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said during a press conference on Saturday that, if Kushner did try to set up such a back channel, “I would not be concerned about it.”

“We have back-channel communications with a number of countries,” McMaster said. “So, generally speaking, about back-channel communications, what that allows you to do is to communicate in a discreet manner.”

Source: ‘This Is Off the Map’: Former Intelligence Officials Say the Reported Kushner-Russia Plan Is Unlike Anything They’ve Ever Seen | Reader Supported News

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