White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

During a press briefing today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that a small group of people understand what President Donald Trump meant when he posted a odd, incomplete tweet shortly after midnight.

"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", they reported.

Duffy continued that many people did not think Trump was going to win, and when he did, "they were scrambling to say who is the point of contact".

Corey Lewandowski, who left Trump's team in June 2016 amid rumors of in-fighting and concerns over whether he could mount a successful challenge to then-presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, said the president was "so good" with the media it would be hard for anyone to match his skills. "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration", Dubke said.

Another joked that the White House made "one hell of a covfefe" hiring Spicer, while another speculated that Trump's cabinet "is butting heads together right now to decide what covfefe means".

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced, during what was supposed to be an off-camera press gaggle, that the administration would no longer address any such questions.

Instead of hunkering down, Trump and his administration ought to be cooperating fully and coming clean with the American people.

The White House said on Wednesday it will no longer answer questions about the ongoing investigations into Donald Trump's alleged links to Russian Federation.

Moscow has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the campaign to try to tilt the election in Trump's favor.

On May 19, Washington Post reporters Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky revealed a tantalizing detail about the investigations swirling around President Donald Trump. So Republicans and Democrats should agree with Schiff about the need to get to the bottom of things - and take Kushner up on his reported anxiousness to tell Congress and other investigators what he knows.

"In terms of messaging, I would give myself a C or a C plus", Trump said in an interview on Fox News Channel early in his term. Disrupting whatever back channel he established could be risky.

May 29, 2017 - Reports emerge that the FBI is closely scrutinizing Kushner-Gorkov meeting: The FBI is scrutinizing the meetings Kushner held with Kislyak and a follow up meeting with Gorkov, said a United States official. "Very bad for U.S. This will change".

Trump tweeted shortly before 1 a.m. that "Despite the constant negative press covfefe".

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