Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. could both soon face indictments from the ever-widening Russia investigation, a new report claims.
Last week, Special Counsel Robert Mueller made the first big public move in the investigation over whether Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the Russian government last year, handing out two indictments, including one to the former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort. There are reports that many more indictments are still to come, according to sources who say the next moves will go even deeper into Trump’s inner circle.
Howard Dean, the former head of the Democratic National Committee, predicted that Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will soon be indicted for money laundering. Dean’s statement came after the release of the Paradise Papers, a massive leak of legal documents showing the lengths the world’s elite go to conceal and protect their money.
The papers showed that Russian tech magnate Yuri Milner invested millions of dollars into a tech startup run by Jared Kushner, the Guardian reported. Howard Dean predicted that the ties go even deeper than what has been reported so far.
“I expect there’s a good likelihood Jared Kushner will be indicted for money laundering, and then we’re going to see how far this Russian involvement goes,” Dean said in an interview on MSNBC.
Jared Kushner may not be alone in facing indictment in the Russia investigation. Claude Taylor, a former White House staff member under Bill Clinton and independent journalist who has shared information from intelligence community sources, said that both Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. are facing potential arrests for crimes related to the Russia investigation.
While Claude Taylor has been severely criticized for sharing a huge amount of highly-conspiratorial information that has not been validated, and on many occasions, proven to be wrong, he has also been the first to break the news on a number of major developments related to the Russia investigation.
The source did not elaborate on what charges Kushner or Donald Trump Jr. could face, but Trump Jr. has been under the microscope since admitting in the summer that he engineered a meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer promising to share dirt on Hillary Clinton that had been stolen by the Russian government. Kushner attended the meeting along with Manafort, although all have said that nothing ultimately came of it.
While there are rumors that there will be more indictments in the Russia investigation, Donald Trump continues to deny any collusion with the Russian government, and there has not yet been any information directly linking Trump to any improper Russian meetings.
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